Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- I'm a Gun 2017

- Gangster Land 2017

- Rumination 2017

- A Walk Home Alone 2017

- Absolute Vow 2017

- Zombier-
calypse
2017

- The Last Witch 2015

- The Voice of the Moon 1990

- Befouled 2017

- Talon Falls 2017

- Nite Nite 2017

- Slapface 2017

- Halloween Pussy Trap Kill Kill 2017

- Mask of Thorn 2017

- Coulrophobia 2016

- K-Shop 2016

- Season of the Witch 1972

- Malvolia's Halloween Party 2017

- Blacktop Stranger 2017

- Terry Kendall and Orange Green 2011

- Faithful 2017

- The Faith Community 2017

- Dis 2017

- The Big Knife 1955

- The Dark Side of the Womb 2017

- Cute Litte Buggers 2016

- Something Scary 2017

- Bunnyman Vengeance 2017

- Don't Torture a Duckling 1972

- The 13th Friday 2017

- Bye Bye Baby 2017

- A Fish Called Wanda 1988

- Crazy Right 2017

- Ode to the Night 2017

- House by the Lake 2017

- The Song of Sway Lake 2017

- The Campbell: Traders, Gangsters and Robots 2016

- The Suspicious Death of a Minor 1975

- Assholes 2017

- Cold Moon 2016

- I Feel 2017

- The Night Monica Came Back 2017

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Hair of the Dog 2017

- Out of My Skin 2016

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

An Interview with Scott C. Sanford, Writer and Producer of The Last Revenants

by Mike Haberfelner

April 2015

Scott C. Sanford on (re)Search my Trash

 

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

Baylee Curran

Your upcoming movie The Last Revenants - in a few words, what is it about?

 

Four females are the last vampires on Earth - the species is dying out - they've survived by hunting together and integrating into society. They are presented with an opportunity to have their full powers restored if they submit to experiments by a mysterious scientist. As a group they must decide whether to live out their remaining days as mostly mortal creatures, or trust the scientist who claims to be able to restore them to their previous prowess.

 

With The Last Revenants being a vampire movie - is that a genre at all dear to you, and what do you think will make your film stick out of the crowd?

 

I grew up on the Hammer Christopher Lee/Peter Cushing Dracula-series, was a big fan of the Count Yorga films, so yes, it is a genre very dear to me. What will set this project apart from most vampire themed movies will be these things: Our protagonists will be female, they will be vulnerable like humans in that they don't possess the full arsenal of powers the traditional cinematic creature would typical have - and there's a certain pathos to their back stories as none of them chose this lifestyle. I've also taken great pains in trying to go more in depth into the process of how one is "turned" into a vampire versus simply being a victim. There will also be a slight twist on ways to destroy a vampire, without straying too far from the accepted movie/literature lore.

 

(Other) sources of inspiration when writing The Last Revenants?

 

Dani Thompson

I simply wanted to make a relationship drama about lifelong female friends, with one major element that's different than most relationship movies; they happen to be vampires - they'll face some of the same life challenges in my story that four characters who all happened to be teachers, cops or social workers might deal with (love, whether to have kids, friendship, sexual orientation, trust, companionship, etc etc).

 

The Last Revenants will be directed by legendary genre director Jim Wynorski [Jim Wynorski interview - click here] - so what made him perfect for the job?

 

Jim will make sure all of the elements will be present that fans of the genre (and our distributor) will demand - action, eroticism, black humor. Jim has such a storied history working effectively on low budgets and with predominantly female casts, AND delivering entertaining finished projects, that I feel he's the perfect director for this project. I got to know Jim during development of Axe to Grind, as he took the time to read my completeled script, offer insights and tips about production and distribution, and supported me after the film was released. Jim and I have similar sensibilities and I think our senses of humor are in the same vicinity as well. I really want to work with him and I hope it all comes together.

 

You are currently running a fun fundraiser that's also a worldwide campaign to find the last of the four lead actresses of your movie - so do talk about the campaign for a bit? And what qualities are you looking for in your star-to-be?

 

I'm hoping that people will see with this campaign-movies can be personally effected by fans of the low budget horror scene. It's not every day a fan can litetally be this integral in the casting of a movie.

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/last-revenants-star-search

 

Paula Labaredas

What can you tell us about your other three revenants, and why exactly these girls?

 

Paula Labaredas [Paula Labaredas interview - click here] was so pitch perfect in Axe to Grind that I immediately wanted to work with her again. She was actually in Jim Wynorski's Camel Spiders several years ago and what some in the industry aren't aware of is that this amazingly beautiful woman (I think she's on par with a young Ann Margret) has studied very hard to improve her acting skills with many hours of formal training since she worked with Jim last.

 

Dani Thompson [Dani Thompson interview - click here] has no fear as a performer. Her role in The Last Revenants will push the limits of eroticism and blood~letting, and I can confidently say she'll tackle this challenge head on.

 

Baylee Curran caught Jim and my attention with a recent series of vampire related modeling shoots. She has the ability of being that shy, depressed introverted teen, and the next time you see her she's a sexy siren. We needed an actress that can convey both qualities to capture the character arc of her part.

 

You've also already a pretty great location in mind for the movie, right? So you have to talk about it for a bit, and what do you reckon will be the advantages but maybe also challenges of filming there?

 


Ideally we'd like to book at Sable Ranch north of LA, as it is the one area we can shoot interiors and exteriors on the same day without much movement of crew and equipment required. 

 

So what's the schedule, when are you going to shoot ... and any idea when and where the movie will be released onto the general public yet (even if it's probably waaay too early to ask that)?

 

Until all the money is in the LLC I can't give a firm schedule, but we have carved out the first two weeks in November to shoot. We made the mistake of shooting in May on Axe to Grind and suffered through one of LA's most historic heatwaves.

 

Any future projects beyond The Last Revenants?

 

I've optioned several non horror scripts and am in hopes of seeing those get produced by other companies; Circle Content optioned my comedy drama Periphery which has Rebecca DeMornay, Stacy Keach, Robyn Lively and Shirley Knight all signed and ready to go. Joseph Ferrante and Choice Skinner are developing The Last Saint of Market Street, a script I describe as a west coast Taxi Driver I optioned to Joe who is an extremely talented young actor/producer. My company Seraph Productions is considering developing a sequel to Axe to Grind if I can think of a fresh way to continue that story. Several of the reviews I've read have mentioned this story should be expanded into a franchise. I think Debbie Rochon [Debbie Rochon interview - click here] delivers a tour de force performance and I'd love to work with her again, but I've always been an outspoken opponent of sequels/remakes and that's another reason why Seraph wanted to bring as many people from Axe to Grind onto The Last Revenants and do something fresh, not just churn out a sequel.

 

Your/your movie's website, Facebook, IndieGoGo, whatever else?

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there!!!

Find Scott C. Sanford
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find Scott C. Sanford here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find Scott C. Sanford at adultvideouniverse.com

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/last-revenants-star-search

We are developing the movie website for The Last Revenants. The project can be found on IMDb.

 

Anything else you are dying to mention and I have merely forgotten to ask?

 

Thanks for the opportunity to discuss Seraph Productions' next project. I have a very hard working development team of Matthew Gulbranson [Matthew James Gulbranson interview - click here], Sheri Davis, Tisha Palmer and myself trying our best to put another fun project into the horror movie marketplace.

 

Thanks for the interview!

 

© by Mike Haberfelner


Legal note: (re)Search my Trash cannot
and shall not be held responsible for
content of sites from a third party.




Thanks for watching !!!



 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD

 

 

Stell Dir vor, Deine Lieblingsseifenoper birgt eine tiefere Wahrheit ...
... und stell Dir vor, der Penner von der U-Bahnstation hat doch recht ...
... und dann triffst Du auch noch die Frau Deiner (feuchten) Träume ...

 

Und an diesem Tag geht natürlich wieder einmal die Welt unter!!!

 

Bauliche Angelegenheiten
ein Roman von
Michael Haberfelner

 

Jetzt kaufen bei
Lulu.com