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5 Questions: Jeremy "The Beast" Sumrall

In preparation for a spectacular moment in Houston movie history, the debut hometown screening of award-winning horror film 'Sweatshop,' we fired up the GonzoGeek M1A1, drove north into the woods, and cornered it's arch-villain ('The Beast,' Jeremy Sumrall) hunched over his forge creating god-only-knows what. Before you write the mechanized weaponry off as overkill, just take a look at the heavy metal he's swinging! The screening event takes place at Meridian (1503 Chartres), where th...

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Interview: 'Possum Walk' writer/director Jeremy Sumrall

‘Possum Walk’ writer/director Jeremy Sumrall grew up in New Waverly, Tex., about an hour north of Houston, on Possum Walk Road. He decided the name would work well for the small-town setting of a horror movie, then expanded it to be the name of the movie itself.   Sumrall has written a number of scripts over the years in several styles (slasher, supernatural, occult, etc.), but could never finish anything before going back to the old adage ‘write about what you know....

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So there's this great man (Jeremy Sumrall) making a sure-to-be-great horror movie (Possum Walk) which features Keli Wolfe, also a co-star in this webseries about a Dallas-based comic book store. We're going to duck Sumrall's giant sledgehammer long enough to get an interview with him up in the near future. In the meantime, however, please enjoy 'The Variants,' Episode 1. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V95gTFLKduQ&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Efacebook%2Ecom%2Fhome%2Ephp%3F&feat]...

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