The Horror Asylum

Sign Up   Forgot Password? 
11,660 horror articles & features | 6,975 horror movies | 1,565 horror reviews | 1,333 giveaways hosted | 226 delicious interviews Established in 2001  
The Horror Asylum
  Horror News   Reviews   Giveaways   Interviews
Movies | TV | DVDs | Books | Games Movies | DVD | Books | Games Just Added | Ending Soon Just Added | Archives
Home About Enquiries Submissions Advertising Premium Feeds Cookies

LATEST HORROR HEADLINES

Classic Horror Shows that should be Rebooted British Horror 'Whispers' Continues to Scare Up U.S. Audiences The Best Retro Horror Games The 12th Annual Salt City Horror Fest Returns to New York this April
Death By Sport: Surprise Sporting Goods That Kill Craig Rees and Keeley Hazell Haunted in 'Whispers' - OUT 21 March The Devil is Real as New 'Holy Terror' Trailer Makes its Debut Horror-on-Sea 2017: Seaside Horror Warms up Winter

WIN The Autopsy of Jane Doe DVD, Shirt & Poster
WIN The Autopsy of Jane Doe DVD, Shirt & Poster
WIN Prevenge on DVD
WIN Prevenge on DVD
WIN Headshot on DVD
WIN Headshot on DVD
WIN a FREE iTUNES Download of 200 DEGREES from Level 33 Entertainment
WIN a FREE iTUNES Download of 200 DEGREES from Level 33 Entertainment


Category: Horror News

PIPER TALKS BACTERIUM & IMAGES

Steven Davies Posted: 16 May, 2006 at 14:34 PM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
   
 
Related Tags: -
Related News | News | Comments
Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.

Writer/director Brett Piper, who has previously made THE SCREAMING DEAD, BITE ME! and this year’s release SHOCK-O-RAMA for E.I. Independent Cinema, got in touch to tell Fango about his latest movie for the company, BACTERIUM, and the E.I. folks shared a few photos (see below). “Like most of my stuff, BACTERIUM is kind of a throwback to ’50s and ’60s drive-in movies, but with a more contemporary spin,” Piper tells Fango. “This time around, things are less overtly jokey, but it’s a movie about giant blobs/microbes/what-have-you, so it’s still hard to take it completely seriously. Actually, although many people have compared this movie to THE BLOB, it’s really more like THE QUATERMASS XPERIMENT [a.k.a. THE CREEPING UNKNOWN].”

BACTERIUM’s storyline, according to E.I., focuses on “the horrifying results of a government biological-weapon experiment gone catastrophically wrong. As the virulent, mutating, flesh-hungry contagion spreads from person to person—rendering each human host into a pile of infectious goo—it begins to exponentially increase in size as well. An undercover military force sent in to contain the spread and destroy the organism discovers the shocking extent of the mutation, but by then it’s far too late for conventional tactics. Extreme measures are required…if there’s anyone left standing in one solid, uninfected piece to do battle.”

Shot on locations and at E.I.’s studios in New Jersey, as well as Queens, NY, BACTERIUM “is pretty ambitious for a low-budget project—surprise surprise,” Piper says. “But our producer, Christina Christodoulopoulos, wrangled us all kinds of cool stuff like helicopters and car crashes, and we even burned an entire barn right to the ground for our opening sequence! A handful of the EI regulars appear in minor roles, but there’s no Misty Mundae or Julian Wells in the lead—unfortunately—although we have some attractive new blood. Miya Sagara, who had a small part in SHOCK-O-RAMA, is one of the leads, and Allison Whitney and Benjamin Kanes are the other two. Chuck McMahon gives a nicely over-the-top performance as our mad scientist, holed up in an abandoned house trying to find a way to battle the ever-multiplying bacterium

“Principal photography was officially wrapped a while ago, but we did a small reshoot last week, and I’m well into the blob-monster effects. This will be only the second movie I’ve ever done with no stop-motion, but I promise lots of disgusting blobby goodness.” Keep your eyes on this site for more updates.

Click on the images for full view...

BacteriumBacteriumBacterium

Article sponsored by: Horror Stock   Visit here for original content services for your genre site or publication.




Related News
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
Satan Claws is On His Way - Merry Christmas From All at the Horror Asylum
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
The Horror Asylum's Best and Worst Horrors of 2010 - Staff Picks
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Hot Female Foursome Team Unicorn Return With Seasonal Zombie Video
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Michaela McManus Sinks Her Teeth into Role on 'The Vampire Diaries'
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD
Win Takashi Miike's Extreme Classic 'Deadly Outlaw Rekka' on DVD

Steven Davies Posted: 16 May, 2006 at 14:34 PM GMT
Author: Steven Davies

Subscribe to this feed
Fangoria



Blood and Guts: Comments

Username:
Password:

Not Registered?
Sign up for FREE >>




 
There are currently no comments.
Why not have your say!?



LATEST REVIEWS

The Witch Movie Review

The Witch

The Other Side of the Door Movie Review

The Other Side of the Door

The Conjuring 2 Movie Review

The Conjuring 2

The Bye Bye Man Movie Review

The Bye Bye Man

Rings Movie Review

Rings

The Boy Movie Review

The Boy

Red Christmas (Short) Movie Review

Red Christmas (Short)

Life Movie Review

Life

Whispers Movie Review

Whispers

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A Movie Review

Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2: Freddy's Revenge, A

Suspiria Movie Review

Suspiria

The Others Movie Review

The Others

Pod Movie Review

Pod

Ouija: Origin of Evil Movie Review

Ouija: Origin of Evil

Inn of the Damned Movie Review

Inn of the Damned

LATEST GIVEAWAYS

WIN The Autopsy of Jane Doe DVD, Shirt & Poster WIN Prevenge on DVD
WIN Headshot on DVD WIN a FREE iTUNES Download of 200 DEGREES from Level 33 Entertainment
Now you can Watch your favorite Horror Movies using the Official ShowBox App

AN INTERVIEW WITH

An Interview with Doug Hawley
Doug Hawley







Vampires.com Werewolves.com