True Blood’s Darren Darnborough Directorial Debut in ‘Stefano Formaggio’

October 1, 2014

Stefano Formaggio Premiers at the Catalina Film Festival:

Darren Darnborough stars as Callum in HBOs True Blood Season 4Astute truebies will recognize Darren Darnborough from Season 4 of HBO’s True Blood. He played a vampire called Callum in Episode 2 (entitled You Smell Like Dinner). While he has gone on to star in many other TV shows and movies since then, the movie Stefano Formaggio will be his directorial debut. IMDb lists the synopsis for this movie as:

Stefano, a handsome Italian, is the producer and merchant of the finest cheese in the village. The ladies adore him, the men want to be him – and everyone loves his perfect Formaggio. The township is beautified by its very essence. Jasmine, an equally stunning but shy florist, who has long admired from afar, finally gets the date of her dreams, and the birth of a relationship that we hope, for her sake, doesn’t happen.

As well as premiering at the Catalina Film Festival (September 24th-28th 2014), it will also be shown at Carmel International Film Festival (October 15-19th 2014) – the very place in which Stefano Formaggio was shot. The film stars Alice Greczyn, Pasquale Cassalia, Mandy Amano, Amelia Jackson-Gray and Mary Tran. Darren Darnborough has written as well as directed this movie and the early opinion from critics appears to be positive.

This certainly sounds like a fantastic movie. Let us know your thoughts by commenting below!

If you would like to purchase tickets for the Carmel International Film Festival then please click here. Sam Trammell’s (Sam Merlotte) movie White Rabbit will also be screening at this event.

Stefano Formaggio is the directorial debut for True Blood actor Darren Darnborough

Source: Broadway World – Darren Darnborough’s Directorial Debut STEFANO FORMAGGIO Set for Catalina Film Festival

(Photo Credits: HBO Inc./StefanoFormaggio.com)

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Sam Trammell Walks the Red Carpet for White Rabbit at the Boston Film Festival

September 30, 2014

The True Blood Actor Plays a Drug Addict in His Latest Movie Role:

Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte in HBO's True BloodFans of HBO’s True Blood all know Sam Trammell as the lovable shapeshifting bartender, Sam Merlotte. However, his latest movie role – that of a drug addicted father in White Rabbit – is quite a change from this! As Sam Trammell walked the red carpet in celebration of the release of White Rabbit at the 30th Boston Film Festival, he had this to say about why he chose the role of Darrell:

I was really attracted to the part itself … as an actor, getting to play a bad guy, even though Darrell turns out to be good in the end, is always really fun. He’s a drug addict and mean, but actually had a good heart. But he’s limited in his open-mindedness. He didn’t have a big open mind, so that was fun to portray.

White Rabbit tells story of a bullied teenage boy, Harlon, who has an untreated mental illness. He has endured visions of a white rabbit his father forced him to kill as a child. Nick Krause plays the role of Harlon. The movie also stars Britt Robertson and Ryan Lee. Tim McCann directs this movie from a screenplay by Anthony Di Pietro. It is produced by Burning Sky Films and SSS Entertainment, and distributed by Breaking Glass Pictures.

You can check out a couple of video interviews from the Boston Film Festival below. The first one is a red carpet interview with Sam Trammell. The second video is a Q & A session that was held post-screening.

Let us know if you are planning to see this movie by commenting below!

Source: Shockya.com – Sam Trammell Hits the White Rabbit Red Carpet at the 30th Boston Film Festival

(Photo Credit: HBO Inc.)

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Sam Trammell’s ‘White Rabbit’ Acquired by Breaking Glass Pictures

September 16, 2014

True Blood’s Sam Trammell Stars in White Rabbit:

Sam Trammell as Sam Merlotte in HBO's True BloodWhite Rabbit was a movie released to Switzerland in 2013. It starred True Blood’s Sam Trammell alongside Britt Robertson (Under the Dome), Ryan Lee (Super 8) and The Descendants Nick Krause. Thanks to Breaking Glass Pictures acquiring the rights to the movie, the US can now get a chance to view it as well.

You can view IMDb’s synopsis for White Rabbit below:

Harlon has been tormented since childhood by visions of the white rabbit his father forced him to kill while hunting as a young boy. Now a bullied teenager, Harlon’s undiagnosed mental illness is getting worse. He begins to hear voices and imagines the characters in his dark comic books are speaking to him. The rabbit along with other imaginary characters taunt him into committing one final act of revenge.

Tim McCann directed the movie. Robert Yocum (Burning Sky Films), Shaun Sanghani (SSS Entertainment) and Jacky Lee Morgan are acting as producers with Sanghani having this to say about White Rabbit:

 White Rabbit is one of the most controversial, daring films in the last several years, and its social relevance is as significant as ever. We are thrilled to be working with Breaking Glass Pictures so audiences everywhere now have the chance to see what we believe is a must-see film.

White Rabbit movie poster

Let us know if you will be checking out this movie by commenting below!

Source: The Hollywood Reporter – Psychological Drama ‘White Rabbit’ Acquired by Breaking Glass for North America

(Photo Credit: HBO Inc./Burning Sky Films/SSS Entertainment)

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