Following our interview with Amelia Moses, director of the female-driven werewolf shocker Bloodthirsty, we also got a chance to pick the brains of two of the film’s leads.
Conceived and written by mother-daughter duo Wendy Hill-Tout and singer-songwriter Lowell, and featuring the original music of Lowell, Bloodthirsty provides a sharp and authentic riff on lycanthrope lore by dissecting the darker side of the music business. Grey (Lauren Beatty), a vegan singer songwriter goes to work on her sophomore album with notorious music producer Vaughn Daniels (Greg Bryk) at his remote studio in the woods. But as the album progresses, she begins to hunger for meat and the hunt. As Grey starts to transform into a werewolf, she gradually begins to find out exactly who she really is.
Ahead of the film’s release in theatres and On Demand today, April 23, in the US through Brainstorm Media and in Canada through Raven Banner, SCREAM caught up with the two leads, Beatty and Bryk who discussed how the werewolf themes in the film served as the perfect metaphor for “that monster inside us” that blocks our creative genius…
Words: Howard Gorman