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American Carnage: Bella Ortiz on Thriller Comedy, Acting & Medicine
immigration policy and elder abuse in Saban Films' horror comedy American Carnage The story follows a band of newly detained youth, victims of a governor's executive order that arrested children of undocumented immigrants, that are offered an opportunity to have their charges dropped by volunteering to provide care to the elderly Director Deigo and co-writer[...]
American Carnage: Allen Maldonado on Embracing Themes & Traveling
Image courtesy of Saban Films Bleeding Cool: What interested you in American Carnage? Allen Maldonado: The script and it had a great message underneath the horror My character is the comic relief, and he has a lot of fun in this particular film He has little action so far from the role, the message, and the opportunity[...]
Take the Night Star Sam Li on Filming Crime Drama & Social Media
Now he's finding himself in some higher profile projects, including roles in the Saban Films' American Carnage, the HBO Max film Women Is Losers, ABC series Home Economics, AMC's Better Call Saul, an upcoming Netflix series The Brothers Sun opposite Everything Everywhere All at Once Michelle Yeoh, and now a lead role in the crime[...]
Take the Night Dir Seth McTigue on Creative Challenges of First Film
Saban Films' Take the Night was a project nine years in the making of sorts since writer and director Seth McTigue started making shorts in 2013 It's a project that just kept going and something he felt could be creatively flexible The edgy crime thriller is a twisted tale of sibling rivalry and family secrets[...]
American Carnage: Bella Ortiz on Thriller Comedy, Acting & Medicine
Ortiz spoke with Bleeding Cool about her upcoming thriller/comedy in Saban Films' American Carnage, why the film's message resonated so much, working with director Diego Hallavis and co-writer and brother Julio Hallivis, and her background in cognitive neuroscience The film follows a group of children of undocumented immigrants who are arrested following an executive order[...]
Take the Night Star Roy Huang on Crime Thriller, Asians in Filmmaking
Huang has a starring role in the indie crime thriller Saban Films' Take the Night, a twisted tale of sibling rivalry and family secrets where an elaborate surprise birthday stunt heads into increasingly dark places when career criminals are hired to stage a fake kidnapping go rogue Older brother William (Huang) secures a crew to[...]
Shepherd Star Tom Hughes on Shooting Grueling and Visceral Film
Image courtesy of Saban Films "I was on holiday, and my agent sent me the script, and I read it I was completely transported and immersed in the world of the island and Eric's life and everything he was going through," Hughes said "I also felt very empathetically connected to him, and living in his shoes[...]
Giveaway: Win A Redbox Code For The Film The Aviary
Saban Films and Paramount Pictures are working with Redbox to provide a few codes of the film to give away, which was released back on April 29th, 2022, so this is your chance to snag a freebie ahead of time What do you need to do to win this? In order for a chance to[...]
Chariot Director on Recruiting Malkovich, Salazar to Dark Sci-Fi Film
Image courtesy of Saban Films "The inspiration behind 'Chariot' is my ambition was to create a high concept science fiction told on a small scale," Sigal said "In this case, it was about reincarnation and death It was kind of my one subject that is always I've always been kind of obsessed with was the various[...]
Bull Star Neil Maskell on Embracing Leading Action Revenge Thriller
Image courtesy of Saban Films "I think it was always just about how far someone would go to protect their family or their son and that relationship," Williams said "Also, the sort of the group of men involved in the film, they were very similar to people who used to come into a bar I used[...]
Bull Star Neil Maskell on Embracing Leading Action Revenge Thriller
Image courtesy of Saban Films Bleeding Cool: What interested you in Bull? Neil Maskell: Paul Andrew Williams, the director, was someone I wanted to work with for years We did a little bit of a pop video years ago, and I hope that we would one day get the chance to do something a bit more substantial[...]
The Exorcism of God Star Joseph Marcell on Redefining Perceptions
His latest is the supernatural thriller The Exorcism of God for Saban Films, which provides its own unique challenges on screen The film follows Peter Williams (Will Beinbrink), an American priest working in Mexico, is considered a saint by many local parishioners However, due to a botched exorcism, he carries a dark secret that's eating[...]
The Exorcism of God: Will Beinbrink on Film’s Supernatural Horror
Image courtesy of Saban Films "I thought the script was absolutely terrifying and nuanced with great characters and an exciting story that I'd never seen told this way in the exorcism genre," Beinbrink said The Exorcism of God follows an American priest working in Mexico, who carries a dark secret that's eating him alive due to[...]
Giveaway: Win A Digital Code Of The Film Gasoline Alley
Paramount Home Entertainment and Saban Films have provided us a few copies of the film to give away, which will be released on February 25th, 2022 What do you need to do to win this? In order for a chance to win, it just requires you to do two things on Twitter All you have[...]
The Requin Star James Tupper on Survival Film & Adopting Veganism
Image courtesy of Saban Films "I watched a lot of [Le-Van's] work before I worked with him, and it was I just thought it was tremendous," Tupper said "I discovered during filming that he the train he used in 'Fury' that there's a giant fight scene on that goes through the night they're jumping off that[...]