Today, 4thMay (May the Fourth be with You), Bad Samaritan is released in cinemas around the USA and Canada.   The film starring David Tennant and Robert Sheehan (Misfits) is new thriller directed by Dean Devlin and written Brandon Boyce. It will be released in the UK on August 24th.

Carl (David Tennant) & Sean (Robert Sheehan) - Bad Samaritan - (c) Electric Entertainment
Carl (David Tennant) & Sean (Robert Sheehan) – Bad Samaritan – (c) Electric Entertainment

This is Tennant’s scariest role yet as he portrays the murderous psychopathic monster, Cale Erendreich who terrorises Sean Falco played Robert Sheehan. Falco is a car valet who with his co-worker and best friend Derek (Carlito Olivero) burglarise houses of the owners of cars they park. Sean makes the mistake of breaking into Cale’s Portland, Oregon mansion where he finds a young woman,  Helen (Lisa Brenner), tied to a chair in what looks to be a torture room.  In a calculated and systematic method, Erendreich seeks revenge on the hapless thief, destroying all that he holds dear.

Helen (Lisa Brenner) - Bad Samaritan - (c) Electric Entertainment
Helen (Lisa Brenner) – Bad Samaritan – (c) Electric Entertainment

The movie has opened to mixed critical reviews but garnered a large following at various conventions thanks to the tireless promotion of its director Dean Devlin and the unique fan-based entertainment company LegionM.  These fans have nothing but praise for the movie, the cast and creative team and of course David Tennant.

Blogtor hasn’t seen Bad Samaritan yet but if you have let us know what you think.  In the meantime, here’s the movies’ trailer and some interviews to wet your appetite.

To purchase tickets for the movie, see Electric Entertainment’s site for a cinema near you.

David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as interviewed by CineMovie

Dean Devlin chats about Bad Samaritan, David Tennant and Studio

David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as interviewed by THE DHK

David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as interviewed by ScreenSlam

David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as interviewed by Nerd Reactor

David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as interviewed by Nuke The Fridge

David Tennant on the US – The Late Late Show with James Corden

 

 

 

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