Minnie Driver cast in Horror-Musical Stage Fright
Serendipity Point Films officially announces that Oscar nominee Minnie Driver (Barney’s Version, Good Will Hunting) is joining Meat Loaf Aday (Rocky Horror Picture Show), Allie MacDonald (House at the End of the Street) and Douglas Smith (HBO’s Big Love) in the horror-musical Stage Fright. Jerome Sable (The Legend of Beaver Dam) will direct from his own script. Sable composed the music and co-wrote the lyrics with Eli Batalion. The film goes to camera September 6th in Ontario, Canada.
Stage Fright tells the story of a snobby musical theater camp terrorized by a blood-thirsty masked killer who despises musical theatre. Scream meets Glee in this genre-bending R-rated horror-musical.
Minnie Driver plays Kylie Swanson, the enigmatic and haunted star of the Broadway stage, and mother of siblings Camilla (MacDonald) and Buddy (Smith) who find themselves at the centre of the unfolding horror at the camp. Meat Loaf plays Roger McCall, the fallen-from-grace Broadway producer turned camp director.
“It’s a real thrill to have Minnie and Meat Loaf join our talented cast of singers and actors as we bring this horror-musical to life. ” says Sable. “I couldn’t be more excited .”
Add producers Ari Lantos and Jonas Bell Pasht, “We are elated to have Minnie on board this truly unique project. It’s going to be a wild ride.”
“Stage Fright” is a Serendipity Point Films production with Ari Lantos (Barney’s Version, The Right Kind of Wrong) and Jonas Bell Pasht (You Might as Well Live) producing. Mark Musselman (Being Julia, Barney’s Version) will Executive Produce. eOne Films has acquired Canadian rights. Celluloid Nightmares is handling international sales.