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On this episode, Jason chats with John Berardo, director and co-writer of the new film Initiation, which releases in theaters, on-demand, and on digital May 7th. In the conversation, Berardo said in the making of the film he was grappling with how to do a college-set slasher film while meeting several challenges First, how would a[...]
Head of the Class Star Isabella Gomez Talks Leading HBO Max Reboot
Ironically one such opportunity emerged when one of her former co-stars on Netflix/Pop TV reboot of One Day at a Time in Froy Gutierrez talked about a horror film he's involved with that ended up being Saban Films' Initiation I spoke with the actress about the change of scenery, its challenges, and her love for[...]
Head of the Class Star Isabella Gomez Talks Leading HBO Max Reboot
While promoting her horror film Initiation for Saban Films, I spoke with the actress about her upcoming starring role on the HBO Max reboot of the ABC 80s sitcom Head of the Class, which was recently ordered to series following the pilot from Scrubs creator Bill Lawrence. Image courtesy of DFree / Despite only shooting the pilot,[...]
EXCLUSIVE: Hear Two Tracks From Horror Film Initiation
Horror film Initiation is out this Friday from Saban Films It stars Lochlyn Munro ("The Predator," "Riverdale"), Isabella Gomez ("One Day at a Time"), Jon Huertas ("This Is Us"), Froy Gutierrez ("Teen Wolf"), Bart Johnson ("High School Musical"), and Yancy Butler ("Kick-Ass," "Drop Zone") This is a social media horror film with a score from[...]
Initiation Writer, Star Lindsay LaVanchy Talks Horror Film Influences
For Lindsay LaVanchy, Initiation became a passion project as a horror fan growing up Inspired in part by Wes Craven's 1996 slasher classic Scream, the actress co-wrote the film with director John Berardo and Brian Frager for Saban Films I spoke to the star, who plays Ellery Scott, about how the project came together, how[...]