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Aaron Pope (written by)
Josh Eisenstadt (story)
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It's Going To Be a Killer Shoot
Plot:
Based on rare crime scene footage of the (unpublicized) 1958 murder of Actress Scarlett May. A supernatural Horror/Mystery based on actual events. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Pretty good if you like watching a drunk actor destroy himself See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Lance Henriksen ... Connor Pritchett

Daniel Wisler ... Tall Man

Edward Furlong ... Adam Waltz

Tiffany Shepis ... Cassie Blue

Rena Riffel ... Detective LaRue

Tate Hanyok ... Elizabeth

Alexandra Holden ... Scarlett May

Mercedes McNab ... Tara Leslie

Brooke Lyons ... Tanya Kismen

Matt Bushell ... Bandana Man

Emmanuel Xuereb ... Harris Briggs
Jake Grace ... Rhett Johnson

Kate Orsini ... Lorraine Wilson

Whit Hertford ... Onion Chef
Rouhi Savoji ... Pirate Wench #1
Lila Pearsall ... Pirate Wench #2 (as Lila Dean)
Church ... Pirate Guard

Rick Baker ... First Mate
Kevin Ryder ... Mr. Humphrey

Jeffrey Vincent Parise ... Derek Deeds
Dragon Dronet ... Gnome Killer
Amy Dowde ... Maureen

Justin Neill ... Sound Guy

Ethan Kogan ... 1st AD

Jacey Margolis ... Cindy
Sean Foley ... Officer Bailey - by pirate ship

Tony Todd ... Detective Shields

Scott Anthony Leet ... Officer Willoughby - by pirate ship

Denise Vaughn ... Newscaster

Drew Berenc ... Alloicious T. Zims

Tracy Mork ... Helga T. Zims

Julia Lehman ... Beachside Waitress

Rebeka Montoya ... 2nd AC

Nicole Malgarini ... Kelly

Tracey Walter ... Roy White

Barry Ford ... Dale Cross
Jenapher Forline ... Jezebel The Waitress
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Blanca Blanco ... Claudia
Kevin Hall ... News Reporter
Eric D. Altman ... Bartender (uncredited)

Christina Desiere ... Bikini Girl (uncredited)
Damian Steel Forline ... Gnome Killer Boy (uncredited)

Jeff Dylan Graham ... Makeup Artist (uncredited)
Jim Kaufman ... Band Performer (uncredited)
Kara Kiehle ... Gogo Dancer (uncredited)
Hanna Putnam ... Violet Blue (uncredited)

Stephanie Ray ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Frankie Sin ... 50's Waitress (uncredited)

Tony Snegoff ... Shadow Killer (uncredited)

Jade Tailor ... Laura (uncredited)
Ron Underwood ... Himself (uncredited)
Jasmine Worth ... 50's Bar Patron (uncredited)

Directed by
Josh Eisenstadt 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Josh Eisenstadt  story
Aaron Pope  written by

Produced by
Drew Berenc .... associate producer
John Dowdle .... executive producer
David Forline .... producer
Jenapher Forline .... co-producer
Jenapher Forline .... line producer
Pamela Kunisawa .... co-producer
Jesse Pate .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Jim Kaufman 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Rose 
 
Film Editing by
Rebecca Grace 
 
Casting by
Joe Lorenzo 
 
Production Design by
Meg Pinsonneault 
 
Set Decoration by
Chris Doremus 
 
Costume Design by
Ivy Thaide 
 
Makeup Department
Briana Lindsey .... assistant makeup artist
Dina Marinelli .... key makeup artist
Nicole Michaud .... special effects hair: Prosthetic Make-up Studio
Christine Nelli .... key hair stylist
James Ojala .... special makeup effects artist
Homa Safar .... makeup artist
Melanie Tooker .... supervisor: makeup effects
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Seth Boston .... second assistant director: second unit
John David Denison .... second second assistant director (as J.D. Denison)
Travis Gerndt .... second assistant director
Cassandra B. Laymon .... first assistant director
Will Newman .... first assistant director: additional photography
Will Newman .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Daisy Mullen .... property master
Meg Pinsonneault .... set designer
Kevin Senior .... set dresser
 
Sound Department
Josh Eisenstadt .... foley artist
Mike Hostettler .... boom operator
Leah Moritz .... sound utility
John Neff .... foley artist
John Neff .... supervising sound editor
Ted Phillips .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
Tammy Sutton .... compositor
Dan Walker .... compositor
 
Stunts
Danny Downey .... stunt double
Danny Downey .... stunt double: Edward Furlong
Tony Snegoff .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Alba .... additional Steadicam operator
Gary C. Beaird .... key grip
Tony Bringas .... camera production assistant
David Carstens .... camera loader
Peter Cote .... grip
Joe Crowder .... electrician
Brandon Dolson .... film loader: second unit
Adam Duffy .... electrician
Stan Eng .... gaffer: additional photography
Damiano Fusca .... grip
Alex Gordon .... electrician
Jeff Guidry .... camera crane operator
Jeff Guidry .... dolly grip
Carl Helder .... best boy grip
Lochlan M. Hickok .... electrician
David Howard .... underwater first assistant camera: second unit
Marcus Kellum .... additional second assistant camera
Matthew Knudsen .... grip
Erwin Landau .... Steadicam operator
Erwin Landau .... camera operator
Sebastian Lumme .... camera crane technician
Babak Mansouri .... director of photography: second unit
Michael Mansouri .... digital imaging technician
Michael Mansouri .... gaffer: second unit
Nancy Murray .... electrician
Brandon Musselman .... additional dolly grip
Brandon Musselman .... grip
Jon Myers .... additional Steadicam operator
Michael Parry .... underwater cinematographer: second unit
Dustin Penrod .... gaffer
Felix Salzman .... still photographer
James Vasquez .... second assistant camera
Jessica Walker .... grip
Joseph Walsh .... additional first assistant camera
Brenda Zuniga .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Danielle Lenniger .... casting associate
Lila Pearsall .... casting associate (as Lila Dean)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Keely Maroney .... set costumer
Tera Struck .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Corinne Bogdanowicz .... digital intermediate colorist
Margherita Di Paola .... first assistant editor
John Dobrich .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Adam Harding .... composer: additional music
Jim Kaufman .... composer: theme music
Ron Underwood .... composer: theme music
 
Transportation Department
Louis Dargenzio .... transportation coordinator
Robert Dargenzio .... transportation
Jim DePue .... transportation captain
Javier Zaizar .... driver
 
Other crew
Christopher Anderson .... set production assistant
Brian Fertal .... set service
Erin Forrest .... script supervisor
Javier Galaviz .... production assistant
Hillary Hunting .... production assistant
Tiffany Johnson .... production assistant
Tiffany J. Johnson .... production assistant
Steve Luna .... production assistant (as Steven Luna)
Mark Napier .... production coordinator
Lindsey Quintana .... key set production assistant
Kiran Kaur Saini .... additional script supervisor
Daniel Tellez .... production assistant
Noley Thornton .... location manager
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for bloody horror violence, language and some sexuality/nudity
Runtime:
USA:108 min (approx)
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Trivia:
Won the 2008 Best Actres award for Tiffany Shepis's role as "Cassie Blue" at the Chicago Horror Film Festival.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Snakes on a Plane (2006)See more »

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6 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Pretty good if you like watching a drunk actor destroy himself, 19 March 2011
Author: Mat_Hadder from United States

The plot: Furlong is a fat drunk that lives on a futon in LA. He apparently has no job and likes watching terrible horror movies. He is also creepy because he followed his girlfriend from Georgia or somewhere that has fake accents. At the beginning Furlong tries, but sounds like he's doing an Australian accent and then just drops it.

Lucky for him, he wins a contest and gets to be an extra in a horror movie (but it's a pirate movie?). When he meets the actors, they're all stuck up bitches except for the most famous one who falls in love with his doughy belly, jaundiced eyes, and puffy black sandbags that float under his eyes on that big chubby cheeked face of his.

At one point they go swimming together, but he won't take of his shirt because he has D-cup man-boobs. They then have sex and are in love. All the while everyone on the film is getting murdered and there are two cops (candyman and apparently a former prostitute) in all of LA that can handle the case.

Eventually nothing makes sense and Furlong is dark and mysterious and sexy and I totally bought the hot chicks interest in him. There's one good actor in the movie. He's an old guy and probably thought this was a serious film. He must be retarded because his dialog was apparently written by Christopher Reeves, after the accident.

I imagine this is how the script went.

Scene: Old man and candyman discuss the depths of man's soul while smoking Kools. Fat drunk actor meanwhile see's a dead women in the dailys. Hot chick loves fat drunk actor because he doesn't believe in showers or sleep. Ghost makes old man shoot himself in the head but the movie just will not end. Fat drunk actor who has sex with hot chick after being cast as an extra is suddenly a famous movies star and at the screening totally pisses of his ex-girlfriend and she makes a face like she farted and got poop got in her mouth. The curtain falls.

Overall I give it a ten.

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