|Directed by||Drew Fortier|
|Produced by||David Ellefson|
|Written by||Drew Fortier|
James L. Edwards
|Edited by||Drew Fortier|
Dwellers is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Drew Fortier. It is the first film greenlit by Ellefson Films headed by Megadeth bassist David Ellefson and Thom Hazaert. The plot of the film follows a documentary film crew who eventually go missing while uncovering the truths behind the disappearances within a homeless community. The film stars Drew Fortier, James L. Edwards, Douglas Esper as well as David Ellefson and Thom Hazaert portraying themselves as featured cameos.
Cast[edit | edit source]
- Drew Fortier as Drew
- James L. Edwards as James
- Douglas Esper as Doug
- Rick Jermain as Detective Jenkins
- Mitch Lafon as Mitch Lafon
- Jeffrey Hatrix as Serious Hobo
- David Ellefson as Ellefson
- Thom Hazaert as Hazaert
Production[edit | edit source]
Dwellers marks the first instance of thrash metal musician David Ellefson as a film producer with the formation of Ellefson Films; expanding his brand which also includes record label EMP Label Group and coffee company Ellefson Coffee Co.
Drew Fortier had been working on the story for the film for many years prior to beginning production. As well as revealing that it will be a Found footage film, Fortier describes the project as a unique mix stylistically between The Blair Witch Project and C.H.U.D.
References[edit | edit source]
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- Price, Jason (2019-05-31). "Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson To Produce 'Dwellers' Horror Film From Director Drew Fortier". Icon Vs. Icon. Retrieved 2019-06-03.
- bravewords.com. "MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON To Produce Upcoming Horror Film, Dwellers". bravewords.com. Retrieved 2019-06-03.
- Entertainment, Dead. "Thrash to Horror: Famous Metal Bassist Tackles Horror for First Time". Dead Entertainment. Retrieved 2019-06-03.
- caemanamelio (2019-06-01). "Megadeth's David Ellefson To Produce Horror Film "Dwellers"". Metal Anarchy. Retrieved 2019-06-03.
- Development, PodBean. "Hair Metal Podcast 07: Interview Special w/ Guest DREW FORTIER - Director of ATTACK OF LIFE: THE BANG TANGO MOVIE". fpnet.podbean.com. Retrieved 2019-06-03.
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