The Day

altRelease Date: August 29, 2012
Studio: WWE Films
Director: Doug Aarniokoski
Screenwriter: Luke Passmore
Starring: Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan, Shannyn Sossamon, Andrew Coutts
MPAA Rating: Not Yet Rated




A group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge in The Day, a terrifying look into a post-apocalyptic future. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators lying in wait to begin their deadly attack. With food and ammunition dwindling, the group must make a desperate final stand – over a 24 hour period – battling for their ultimate survival.

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An Exclusive Commentary Clip from The Day
The Day is making its way to DVD and Blu-ray on November 27th and we have an exclusive clip to share via the video player inside. The snippet is culled from the disc’s audio commentary featuring director Doug Aarniokoski, producer Guy A. Danella and writer Luke Passmore. Released in August, the film stars Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan, Shannyn Sossamon and Andrew Coutts.  A group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge in The Day, a terrifying look into a post-apocalyptic future. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators lying in wait to begin their deadly attack. With food and ammunition dwindling, the group must make a desperate final stand – over a 24 hour period – battling for their ultimate survival.
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Shock Video: We Talk to Ashley Bell, Dominic Monaghan of The Day
Tomorrow (Wednesday, August 29th) see the release of The Day, a WWE Films acquisition directed by Douglas Aarniokoski and starring Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan and Shannyn Sossamon. Shock Till You Drop caught up to Bell and Monaghan to talk about their time on the production and how they prepared for the film’s post-apocalyptic scenario. In the film, a group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators lying in wait to begin their deadly attack. With food and ammunition dwindling, the group must make a desperate final stand – over a 24 hour period – battling for their ultimate survival. Head inside for the interview…
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WWE Sets Date, Releases Poster for The Day
Reps from WWE have passed along the one-sheet for The Day, a new apocalyptic thriller that revolved on the film festival circuit for a spell.  The film is set to open on August 29th and stars Shawn Ashmore, Ashley Bell, Cory Hardrict, Dominic Monaghan and Shannyn Sossamon.  Head inside for a larger look at the poster. A group of five survivors, armed with shotguns, axes and machetes, wander the back roads of a ravaged landscape looking for refuge in The Day, a terrifying look into a post-apocalyptic future. As war ravages humanity, destroying civilization and most of life on earth, the survivors realize they must do whatever it takes to stay alive. Lost, starving, and exhausted, they seek shelter in a seemingly safe abandoned farmhouse. However, while searching for food and resources, they unwittingly set off a trap signaling to their ruthless predators lying in wait to begin their deadly attack. With food and ammunition dwindling, the group must make a desperate final stand – over a 24 hour period – battling for their ultimate survival.
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WWE Teams With Anchor Bay for The Day
WWE Studios and Anchor Bay Films today announced a partnership to co-distribute the action thriller, The Day. WWE Studios secured the U.S. distribution rights to the film immediately after the film’s initial audience screening at the Toronto Film Festival. The Day was one of the most buzzed-about films at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival’s Midnight Madness section. The film stars a stunning cast that includes Shawn Ashmore (The X-Men trilogy), Dominic Monaghan (Lost, The Lord of the Rings), Shannyn Sossamon (40 Days and 40 Nights) and Ashley Bell (The Last Exorcism).
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