Recently, I had the esteemed opportunity to chat with writer-director Matt Orlando
, who has successfully shepherded his first feature film to the big screen. That would be A Resurrection
, which follows a troubled teen, his psychologist, and the tangled web his school becomes embroiled in. The suspense-horror film stars Mischa Barton
, J. Michael Trautmann
, Devon Sawa
, and was Michael Clarke Duncan
’s final film. You can find our review for the film here, and can find it on VOD and in limited theatrical release now.
The following interview delves into how a first time director lucked into such a great cast, his feelings on Michael Clarke Duncan
, his intentions making the film, its journey to fruition, and his upcoming horror projects (Surfing + horror).
FM: What were your inspirations growing up that made you want to be a filmmaker, and what in particular brought you to horror?
Orlando: I don’t know,