It’s no secret that we here at Dread Central are stalwart supporters of indie filmmakers so it’s a pleasure to bring you a first look at Peter Dukes
’ engaging horror-comedy short Little Reaper as well as some exclusive stills, a poster, and word on his next project.
Written, directed and produced by Dukes, the film, a project by Dream Seekers Productions, stars Athena Baumeister
in the titular role as the Grim Reaper’s (actor John Paul Ouvrier
) teenage daughter, who when tasked with handling her patriarch’s daily duties, comes up rather short and with some rather amusing results. Actors John Michael Herndon
, Katharine Stapleton
, Allisyn Ashley Arm
(of Disney channel fame), Katy Townsend
and Sorsha Morava round out the cast.
“Death is a common theme in my work,” said Dukes of Little Reaper, which he funded with additional financing from Little Reaper executive producer Danny Derakhshan
and associate producers Melissa Cottingham,