This project's funding goal was not reached on August 29, 2013.
About this project
Now, with your help, John Russo will revisit his story and create an updated version of this classic film!
The Production Team
Director and Writer John Russo
Line Producer Herb Linsey
Producer Brian Chumney
Cinematographer Richard Bennett JUST ADDED TO TEAM!
Richard helped to build one of the largest visual effects facilities in the United States in 1973, Universal Heartland. His engineering skills and expertise as a camera man added to projects such as Battlestar Gallactica, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, and others. In 1981, he opened Cinema Engineering Co. His work there included The Thorn Birds, Return of the Living Dead, The Twilight Zone, and many other award-winning national television commercials for American Airlines, Keebler Cookies and more. Richard received an Emmy nomination as Special Visual Effects Supervisor on the Warner Brothers Mini Series V the Final Battle. Richard currently works as a Director of Photography, Producer, and Visual Effects Supervisor.
Jeff Bilski is a Pittsburgh native and one of the newer members of the production team. A successful business owner in his own right, he is bringing his years of business experience and passion for movies to the team.
William Heckman from Morgantown, West Virginia, heads his own independent production company based in Morgantown, and has made several commercial productions for Comcast in both local and regional markets. William is currently serving as President of the West Virginia Filmmakers' Guild.
Just Added to Cast!
JUST ADDED Gunnar Hansen: The original "Leatherface" from THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE, has signed on to play the Sheriff in the film!
Jillian Kinder: Jillian, a West Virginia native, lives in Los Angeles, CA and has studied with Kevin Costnerʼs acting coach and at Jeff Goldblumʼs prestigious Playhouse West. Her credits include the Iindie ﬁlm Polypore, We Are Marshall, and TVʼs Greek.
The Distribution Company R2 Films
Any questions about the production or the kickstarter campaign, please email email@example.com. Please use the subject header MIDNIGHT PRODUCTION QUESTION.
Some of the Rewards Available at Various Contribution Levels
8x10 Glossy of John Russo in Zombie Makeup
Signed Copy of New Script
T-Shirt (FRONT & BACK)
Movie Posters from the Original MIDNIGHT
Risks and challenges
Cast is tentative and may change.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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