Jesse “Jet” Paine’s flick, “Vampires Don’t Sparkle,” will start filming in about two weeks and feature six main speaking roles.
This is the first full-length movie directed by the North Haven High School grad after earning considerable buzz for some recent short films. “Elm City Wuxia,” a tribute to Hong Kong action movies, won best film, best director and other awards at the Reel New Haven Film Festival. “The Ward,” a full-throttle monster movie with werewolves, zombies and ghosts set in Brooklyn, is currently in post-production.
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