‘Basement Bugs’, A New Short Film By Actors-Turned-Producers Seeks Funding

Actors-turned-Producers kick off a Kickstarter campaign for their next project & they need your support!

Los Angeles based actor Denzel Whitaker (The Great Debaters, Abduction, Warrior) and his producing partners Barnaby Barrilla (Criminal Minds) & Nick Coviello are looking to bring some new challenges to their team with their new horror short film “Basement Bugs.” The film will be directed by writer Nick Coviello, a graduate from the School of Filmmaking at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

BASEMENT BUGS is an atmospheric descent into suffering about a desperate young man who hears a rumor that his apartment building’s shivery superintendent may have a secret safe locked away in the basement.  Taking advantage of a building-wide fumigation, the young man breaks into the private space of the superintendent – only to be consumed by the gnawing terror that awaits him. 

The film stars Shaun Gerardo and Matt Mercer, who starred in Horror flicks directed by Eric England (Madison County, Contracted) and Phil Abrams who was a recurring regular on Parent Hood [NBC] and guest appearances in House of Lies [SHO], Criminal Minds [CBS], Lost [ABC], Greys Anatomy [ABC] to name a few.

Mononoke Entertainment looks to bring creativity and great execution with the best story telling possible. Their first short film “Operation: CTF” directed by Denzel Whitaker will be having it’s world premiere at the “Hollyshorts Film Festival” this August 9-16 2012.  

For more information on their Kickstarter campaign chcek out: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/barnabybarrilla/basement-bugs

1 Comment

  1. leslie

    December 22, 2012 at 3:38 pm

Leave a Reply

http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/jake-gyllenhaal-sunday-in-the-park.jpg
Jake Gyllenhaal Talks ‘Life’, Preparation and Singing Sondheim
"My favorite actors are like artists" - Jake Gyllenhaal
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/luke-evans-gaston.jpg
‘Beauty and the Beast’ Star Luke Evans: “If there’s one thing I’m comfortable doing in this life it’s singing”
What fans might not be aware of, is that Evans started out in theater, and didn't land his first film role until he hit 30.
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/ewan-mcgregor-trainspotting.jpg
Ewan McGregor on Playing Renton Again in ‘T2 Trainspotting’: “It all felt right”
"I feel being Renton again, he was just waiting inside me to come out." - Ewan McGregor
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Kal-Penn.jpg
Kal Penn’s Old Scripts Reveal Early Career Discrimination
Penn posted, "Found a bunch of my old scripts from some of my first years trying to be an actor." Here are some scripts included projects that called for:
http://www.dailyactor.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Mark-Ruffalo.jpg
Mark Ruffalo on his Return to Broadway: “All I wanted to do was get on a stage with a group of people I trust and love and do a great play”
In the current Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's The Price, Mark Ruffalo returns to Broadway for the first time in over a decade (he last appeared in 2006's Awake and Sing!)