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Exclusive: Dread Central Visits the Set of Army of the Damned - Part 2

Recently Woodhaven Pictures invited Dread Central to visit the set of their newest project, Army of the Damned, and the cast was so unique that we had to take them up on the offer. This is the conclusion of our set visit report.

Our first article on the Army of the Damned set visit contained interviews with Tony Todd, Nick Principe, Tommy Dreamer, Thea Trinidad, Maria Kanellis and Jackie Moore. Read on to see who shows up in Part Two.

He's a newcomer to the acting business, but certainly not to entertaining audiences. Sully Erna, lead singer of rock band Godsmack, made his feature film debut in Army of the Damned. "This is my first lead in a movie and it's cool," Erna said. "It's an action/horror and there's some good sarcastic New England humor in it. They put me together with three other cops that play beside me.
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Get in Bed with Maria Kanellis in New Still from Army of the Damned; Eclectic Cast Expands

Producer Chad A. Verdi had already assembled a memorable cast for his current project, Army of the Damned, but the man behind Woodhaven Productions refuses to rest on his laurels.

Verdi has now added former WWE Diva Maria Kanellis and the infamous Jasmine St. Claire to the project.

Everyone has a favorite wrestling diva, but it is this writer's opinion that there has never been a more drop-dead gorgeous creature to enter the squared circle than Maria Kanellis. She is absolutely stunning, and as you can see by the still shot from Army of the Damned below, she's got no trouble getting into the action of a bloody horror film.

Kanellis and St. Claire are added to a very interesting cast. Verdi stated, "We have a very eclectic group of actors on this project: horror legends, rock and pop stars, TV and wrestling superstars, Playboy Playmates and the list goes on.
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Woodhaven Productions Announces Filming Begins on Army of the Damned; Screen Media Buys Rights

Chad A. Verdi alerted Dread Central that his Rhode Island film company Woodhaven Productions has two big announcements today. Not only has Woodhaven begun filming its newest production, Army of the Damned, but the picture has already been sold to Screen Media.

The film was written and directed by Tom DeNucci and boasts a unique cast including horror legends Tony Todd and Michael Berryman, singer/actor Joey Fatone, Godsmack frontman Sully Erna, former professional wrestlers Tommy Dreamer and Thea Trinidad, a man who knows a thing or two about horror Nick Principe, David Chokachi, Jackie Moore and Tom Paolino. Filming will be done in East Greenwich, Warwick, Cranston and Providence, Ri.

Screen Media of New York has purchased the rights to the film. For more information, 'like' the official Army of the Damned Facebook page.

From the Press Release

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Woodhaven Pictures Recruits Horror Legend Tony Todd for Army of the Damned

With Michael Berryman, Sully Erna and Nick Principe already in the cast of their upcoming film, you'd think producer Chad Verdi and Woodhaven Productions would rest on their laurels. But that's far from the case as the team has enlisted Tony Todd for their Army of the Damned.

"Tony Todd is a great actor and a horror legend," Verdi said. "He was the last piece of the puzzle that I felt this film needed to be the blockbuster I know it will be."

Todd will join Berryman, Erna and Principe along with entertainer Joey Fatone and former professional wrestlers Tommy Dreamer and Thea Trinidad as well as David Chokachi, Jackie Moore and Tom Paolino in the Army of the Damned cast. The film will be directed by Tom DeNucci and photographed by cinematographer Sam Eilertsen. You can keep updated on the project by 'liking' Army of the Damned on Facebook.
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Godsmacked! Rocker Sully Erna to Make Cinematic Debut in Woodhaven Films' Army of the Damned

"Keep Away," "I Stand Alone," "Cryin' Like a Bitch"... sounds like a description of Doctor Gash's high school years. Actually these are few kick-ass Godsmack songs, and lead singer Sully Erna has been named to the cast of Woodhaven Pictures' upcoming Army of the Damned.

This will be Erna's feature film acting debut, and he will be joined by a delightfully diverse cast. Producer Chad A. Verdi has also announced that horror legend Michael Berryman, entertainer Joey Fatone, professional wrestlers turned actors Tommy Dreamer and Thea Trinidad, as well as a man who knows a little something about scaring people himself, Nick Principe, have been added to the cast. Jackie Moore and Tom Paolino round out the list of players. The film will be directed by Tom DeNucci and begin filming in April with additional cast members yet to be announced.

Synopsis

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Eliza Roberts Enters Self Storage Horror Plus New Behind the Scenes Pics

Go behind the scenes on the set of The Woodhaven Production Company's new horror project 'Self Storage'. A couple of new pics featuring one its stars Michael Berryman ('The Hills Have Eyes') have popped up from the shoot currently lensing on Rhode Island. Producer Chad A. Verdi has revealed the stills along the news that actress Eliza Roberts ('Killer Weekend') has joined the cast. Mrs Roberts will be joining her already cast husband, Eric Roberts ('The Dark Knight'), who is set to play former black operative Walter. Joining Berryman and the Roberts are 'Weekend at Bernies' Jonathan Silverman, Tom DeNucci, Billy 'V' Vigeant, Gillian Williams and Tom Paolino. Check out the full plot and new stills from the Tom DeNucci helmed horror below....
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Inkubus on a Cross-Country Rampage

It's always great to see an indie filmmaker make a splash, and that's just the case for Glenn Ciano and his flick Inkubus starring Robert Englund and William Forsythe. Dig it!

From the Press Release

The Woodhaven Production Company proudly announces that Inkubus, the slasher flick brought to you by producer Chad A. Verdi and starring horror icon Robert Englund (the original Freddy Krueger), went live via VOD and DVD last week with incredible results.

Inkubus, which premiered in theaters last Halloween to a sell-out crowd, hit stores nationwide on DVD February 21st and was simultaneously released to over eighty million homes through NBC Universal VOD. “With more than sixty thousand DVDs sold this week alone between Redbox, Walmart, and other outlets, Inkubus DVD sales are huge,” stated Verdi, adding, “Within a week of the release, Inkubus has hit number 243 on IMDb’s International Film Meter.”

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Inkubus Incubates at Home

Glenn Ciano's Inkubus starring Robert Englund is making its way home to both DVD and VOD and we have all the details you need to get your gore on!

From the Press Release

The Woodhaven Production Company and producer Chad A. Verdi announce the VOD and DVD release of their feature film Inkubus, a slasher flick starring horror icon Robert Englund (the original Freddy Krueger).

The film premiered in theaters last Halloween to a sell out crowd, will hit stores nationwide tomorrow, February 21st, and will simultaneously be released to over 80 million homes through NBC Universal VOD.

Inkubus tells the story of a satanic demon that terrorizes the police crew working the final shift at an abandoned Rhode Island police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus (Robert Englund), calmly walks into the station holding the severed head of a murdered girl. Inkubus toys with the crew,
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