From the Press Release:
Blanc/Biehn Productions and Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada Team up to bring The Night Visitor & The Night Visitor 2: Heather’s Story To the Canadian market & North America for digital formats
LOS ANGELES, CA, May 21, 2015 – Jennifer Blanc-Biehn and Michael Biehn’s indie production studio Blanc/Biehn Productions (BBP) and has announced a deal with Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada for the distribution of The Night Visitor (2013) and the upcoming The Night Visitor 2: Heather’s Story within the Canadian home entertainment markets as well as the digital release across North America. The first installment of The Night Visitor will arrive this fall, and the second film will follow in winter 2016.
The Night Visitor films both focus on an unseen entity that watches and haunts its protagonists, and delve into the psychic pathos of the visitors’ victims. The two companies last worked together on Michael Biehn’s directorial debut The Victim, a grindhouse film that starred Jennifer Blanc-Biehn. Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada will be responsible for marketing and vvdistributing both The Night Visitor films in domestic and international markets for the next five years, giving the movies a wider range of promotion and viewership potential.
Susan Curran, Director of Acquisitions for Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada, says of the deal, “We are happy to be working with Blanc/Biehn Productions again,” a sentiment echoed by Jennifer Blanc-Biehn and Michael Biehn, “We love Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada and know this is the perfect home for The Night Visitor. We have a great relationship with the team and look forward to working on this.”
Jennifer Blanc-Biehn directed the first film, and star Brianne Davis takes the reins for The Night Visitor 2, with Blanc-Biehn cast in a lead role. The Night Visitor was produced in association with Three Little Birds and Give And Take Productions, written by The Marcus Brothers and Mark Gantt, with story concept by Executive Producer Lony Ruhmann, who says of the deal, “I wanted Anchor Bay Entertainment Canada to distribute The Night Visitor films and am so pleased this has come to fruition.”
The cast of The Night Visitor and the Night Visitor 2: Heather’s Story includes, Brianne Davis (Jarhead, ‘True Blood’), Gary Cairns (Malignant), Vedette Lim (No Strings Attached, ‘True Blood’), Tara Buck (‘True Blood’), Jennifer Blanc (Everly, The Victim, ‘Dark Angel’), Mark Gantt (Psychophonia), Chip Coffey (Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal), Caitlin Carmichael (300: Rise of an Empire) and Hudson Pischer (‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’), with appearances by Michael Biehn (The Terminator, ‘24 Hour Rental’)