Gay Thriller “B&B” Is Heading to U.S. Theaters

Courtesy of Breaking Glass

Joe Ahearne’s thriller called “B&B” was just bought by Breaking Glass Pictures for North American distribution.

The film stars Tom Bateman and Paul McGann, and the story centers on two men who try to stay at a Chrisitan guest house. They are refused a room with a double bed, and sue the house. They win their case and then return to the house, but this time a Russian neo-Nazi is also check in. The plot then turns into a murder/survival story.

“Combining a jab at Christian hypocrisy with a glorious homage to the brilliance of classic Hitchcock, writer and director Joe Ahearne has crafted a witty, yet suspenseful thriller that is both entertaining and terrifying”, said Richard Ross, co-president of Breaking Glass. “We can’t wait to introduce this film to U.S. audiences.”

That said, this won’t be the first time the film plays in North America. It played at the NiFo LGBT Film Festival and the Out Film CT Festival.

Before that, the film had already had its turn across the globe. It premiered at the London Independent Film Festival and one Best LGBT Feature.

All of this success for “B&B” is especially great because it is Joe Ahearne’s first time being the writer and director of a full feature. Before, he’s done work for the BBC series, “The Replacement,” directed five episodes of the sci fi phenomenon “Doctor Who” (which earned him a BAFTA nomonination), and he’s writtern and directed for a TV movie called “Trace.”

As for “B&B,” it will have a limited release in North America and will then go to DVD/VOD by October.

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