Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A conversation with Justin Beahm!

I recently had the privilege of interviewing writer/actor/director Justin Beahm.  We not only talked about the greatest film franchise out there, Halloween, but what he thinks of indie horror,  the 35 Years of Terror Convention, what he's working on and so much more!

 Click on the link below for the full interview. 

http://www.darkmediaonline.com/celebrating-35-years-of-halloween-with-justin-beahm/

Friday, May 17, 2013

"Shiver" starring Danielle Harris lands U.S. distribution

Wendy (Danielle Harris) faces her worst fear:  Franklin Rood (John Jarratt)

     The highly anticipated horror/thriller, Shiver, has just landed distribution.  All rights were grabbed by Image Entertainment!

     Directed by Julian Richards (The Last Horror Movie) and written/produced by Robert Weinbach, Shiver stars Danielle Harris (Hatchet 2-3) as Wendy Alden , a young secretary who manages to escape from serial killer Franklin Rood, played by the always creepy John Jarratt (Wolf Creek).  After she escapes him once, Rood soon becomes obsessed with Wendy and attempts to recapture her.  Shiver also stars Casper Van Dien, Rae Dawn Chong and Rhoda star Valerie Harper. 

     Positive word of mouth within the horror genre from around the world has spiked major interest in this film, and Danielle also won an award for Best Actress for her role.  The film is based on the novel of the same name by Brian Harper. 

Check out the trailer below!

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

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Friday, March 15, 2013

ScreenplayCoverage.com offer...plus new script in the works, "Halloween" retrospective

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BACK IN THE HORROR GAME! 

In other news, I'm working on a new script, a couple treatments and compiling interviews for my 35 Years of HALLOWEEN retrospective on DarkMedia.com.  I've had the pleasure of interviewing Danielle Harris and Tamara Glynn (you can check out the interviews in the links below!) and am in the process of interviewing Erik Preston who played "Young Michael" in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers.  Look for many more interviews to come through October with cast, crew, producers, etc.

http://www.darkmediaonline.com/celebrating-35-years-of-halloween-with-tamara-glynn/
http://www.darkmediaonline.com/danielle-harris-conquering-horror-without-fear/ 

 NEW SCRIPT AND TREATMENTS!

It's been a while since I've worked on a script, but I have recently been inspired all over again to give it another go.  And I feel more creative than ever to get it out there! 

I'm also in the process of working on two script treatments. One is for a novel called Vampyre 2000, written by Chris Benson.  It's an amazing story and there is definite potential to turning it into a great film.  This isn't your sparkly, twinkly Twilight shit!  This is a serious vampire tale taken to a whole new level and I am so excited that Chris Benson has asked me to write the treatment/script!

That's all for now on my end.  Taking things slowly, one thing at a time.  Keep screaming!









Sunday, March 3, 2013

Celebrating '35 Years of HALLOWEEN' with Tamara Glynn

Recently, I had the opportunity to interview Tamara Glynn, Samantha Thomas from Halloween 5:  The Revenge of Michael Myers.  I had so much fun with this interview, I didn't want it to end.

We not only talked about Halloween 5, but we also talked about three new films she has in the works and the Hot Springs Horror Festival she is part of. 

http://www.darkmediaonline.com/celebrating-35-years-of-halloween-with-tamara-glynn/

Enjoy the interview and look for many more as we celebrate 35 Years of HALLOWEEN  on DarkMedia.com!

An Interview with Danielle Harris

Last month, as part of DarkMedia.com's "Women in Horror" recognition month, I had the opportunity to interview Danielle Harris.  Below is the link where you can read it.

Not only do we talk about her directorial debut for Among Friends, we also talk about her new film, Hatchet III.  This interview is also a kickoff to a retrospective I am doing for DarkMedia.com called 35 Years of Halloween.  

Enjoy the interview.  

http://www.darkmediaonline.com/danielle-harris-conquering-horror-without-fear/ 



Friday, August 10, 2012

new script in development, 'Hell Weekend' is getting a treatment

I've been really bad with my blog, sometimes, I forget I even have one.  Here are a few updates:

1.  Hell Weekend is in the final stages of completion.  Currently, I am writing a treatment before sending off the script to a prodco.  I'm not good at treatments, which I'll never understand why.  Maybe it's because I don't want to give anything, or too much away?  I don't know, but the one thing I do know is that I'm very excited by the story and the characters. If I get the actors I want, this could really be an amazing slasher.

2.  My third, officially in development screenplay, The Haunting of Willow Falls Manor, is currently being written.  I had barely scratched the surface of the script when I was contacted yesterday by an actress who is already interested in it.  The power of networks.  I can't say who she is, you may have never heard of her either.  I know I haven't.  But her resume is impressive and horror is her specialty.  So, fingers crossed.

3.  I'll be attending Flashback Horror Weekend here in Chicago on Sunday.  I'll be sitting in on director Tim Sullivan's "Slash Course," a presentation on film making and all that it entails. I'm very excited to go to this, as I want to increase my knowledge on how a movie gets made from concept to script to screen and all the little details in between.  I plan to take the next step into directing. 

So there ya have it.  Not much else to say except...keep screaming! :)

Have a great weekend!