Director Paul Morrell Discusses Latest Horror/Thriller HUFF
Once upon a time there was a cool director named Paul Morrell who had a vision to direct a horror/thriller based upon the story of The Three Little Pigs. Together with a talented cast and crew, his vision of creating a twisted version of the classic fairy tale exceeds all expectations. The result of his efforts, "HUFF" contains all of the scares, screams and sexiness that make for great thrill ride.
“HUFF” stars Charlie O’Connell as Huff, an abusive stepfather to three teenage girls living in poverty in California. While on the verge of making a lucrative drug deal that will give him the money he needs to escape to Mexico with his sexy mistress, Laci (Natasha Alam), Huff’s plans unravel when his battered wife Lorelei (Elina Madison) secretly gives the money intended for the deal to her daughters and tells them to run away and seek better lives. The events that follow triggers a chain of rage-induced asthma attacks, as Huff attempts to locate the three runaways and recover his money.
HUFF also stars Marie Bollinger, Jenna Stone and Clint Howard and will be released in April. The film will also be released internationally under the title, "Big Bad Wolf".
I spoke with Paul and got the inside scoop on "HUFF" as well as his next film project, "Casket County Massacre".
How did the project for HUFF begin?
Paul Morrell (PM): We really wanted to write something that would hold up, so we came up with the concept of using The Three Little Pigs; an age old story. It was also great timing. I had done a film called 'Filth To Ashes' that had received quite a bit of press, including a mention in The New York Times. The film even had a better opening weekend than 'Paranormal Activity'. From that, we were able to sign some really great actors.Continued on the next page