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Even the title seems oddly uninspired. Very little of this follow-up to Jim Mickle's excellent 2010 vampire-horror film Stake Land seems fresh or exciting. Everything we witness feels inevitable, as though the writer and the actors were simply going through well-worn motions. This doesn't mean that the film is bad. On the contrary, the film is decidedly 'not bad', but after waiting seven years for a sequel I would have hoped for more than that.
Connor Paolo and Nick Damici return as Martin and Mister, survivors of a vampire plague which has left the world in ruins and humanity on its knees. We pick up where Stakeland left off, with Martin living in the relative safety of 'New Eden', an isolated community of survivors somewhere in rural Canada. He has started to raise a family, bu [Continued ...] »
In a world crawling with vampiric creatures, Mister helps equalize the fight between the living and the undead. Nick Damici’s memorable character returns for a new journey fueled by Martin’s (Connor Paolo) desire for revenge in Stake Land II. With the sequel out now on digital platforms and hitting Blu-ray and DVD on February 14th from Dark Sky Films, Daily Dead had the pleasure of speaking with Damici about reprising the role of Mister and much more.
Read on for our discussion with Damici, in which he talks about his plans for a third Stake Land film and shares his thoughts on the Stake Land TV series that he had once been developing. He also talks about the response to Bushwick (a movie he co-wrote) following the film’s Sundance screenings, what to expect in the upcoming season of Hap and Leonard, and an interesting conversation he once »
- Derek Anderson
More details are emerging for the sequel Stake Land II. A trailer for this film was released in mid-December, when it was announced that the film would release on February 14th, via DVD and Blu-ray. Now, it has just been revealed that the film will be available through Video-on-demand, one week before this date. Written by Nick Damici, Stake Land II reteams Mister (Damici) and Martin (Connor Paolo) to fight a new foe. The film also stars: Laura Abramsen (Wolfcop, 2014), A.C. Peterson and Steven Williams. And, the film's alternate poster is hosted here, along with more VOD details. From a longer synopsis, Martin finds himself alone, after the destruction of New Eden. The Brotherhood has a new vampiric leader and they are hunting Martin, across the apocalyptic wasteland. But, Martin has found Mister, a legendary vampire killer, and together they have a chance to rid this blood-thirsty plague, once and for all. »
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Press Release: New York, NY - Stake Land set a new standard in vampire apocalypse thrillers in 2011, and now the eagerly awaited sequel arrives to push the story and its characters to the next shocking level. Stake Land II, again starring Nick Damici and Connor Paolo, will be available across digital platforms on February 7, 2017. The film will also be available on Blu-ray and DVD beginning February 14, 2017.
Stake Land II, a Dark Sky Films presentation of a Glass Eye Pix production in association with Berserker Entertainment and Last Pictures, is a new adventure set several years after the events in Stake Land, in which mankind must struggle to survive in the wake of a vampire apocalypse. When his home in New Eden is »
- Derek Anderson
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