John Dahl's latest directorial work of "You Kill Me" finally can make its way to commercial theatres. The dark comedy feature has been picked up by IFC Films to be distributed around cinemas in summer 2007, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Featuring stellar cast consisting of Ben Kingsley, Tea Leoni, and Luke Wilson, the movie follows an alcoholic hit man, played by Kingsley, as he lands a job at a mortuary when coming to California in order to take a break from his bad habits. There he meets and undergoes a romantic relationship with the wild stepdaughter (Leoni) of a corpse he's embalming.
A New York-based film distribution company, IFC Films is owned by the Independent Film Channel and exclusively distributes independent films also documentaries, the first being the 1999 drama film of "Spring Forward." Other releases include "Me and You and Everyone We Know", "Transamerica", "Factotum", and "Sherrybaby."