Received this press release in my inbox this morning. Thought I’d pass it along to all of our readers. Not entirely sure what to think of the project, though I won’t make any brash judgements at this point.
CHRIS MULKEY — JACK MULCAHY – KEITH COLLINS – DAVID CHOKACHI
SIGN ON TO STAR IN NEW COMEDY FILM “THE JERSEY DEVIL”
THE JERSEY DEVIL INVADES JERSEY CITY IN A NEW OUTRAGEOUS COMEDY FILM
Award-Winning Team Begins Shooting in February 2014
NY, NY – Humanity Pride Productions, Green Light Films and Diamond Jesus Productions announced today that
production of the new comedy feature film “The Jersey Devil” has begun shooting in New Jersey February of 2014.
The film stars; Chris Mulkey (“Captain Phillips”, “Boardwalk Empire”,”Cloverfield”), David Chokachi (“Baywatch”), Jack Mulcahy (“The Brothers McMullen”,”Porky’s”), Award Winning Actor Keith Collins (“The Meat Puppet”,”Gravedigger”), Award Winning Actress Penelope Lagos (“Stuck in the Middle”) and Edvin Ortega (“The Following”).
When his term limit comes up, Lucifer, the original Devil, must turn the reigns of Hell over to James Burnett. But Burnett has new plans for Hell that includes changing its’ image and relocation. He enlists his Advocate, Richard Cooper and his beautiful sidekick Tori to find a new home for the damned. After an extensive search, they settle on New Jersey. As construction begins, James implements his plan to gather as many souls as possible so he can challenge the Kingdom. Meanwhile, Lucifer, with his wife Eve and Advocate Judas have arrived in Jersey to put an end to James’ plans. After several failed attempts to stop him, Lucifer turns to a higher power for help.
“The Jersey Devil” and Jersey City, NJ are a match made in….HELL!! With the support of the FilmJC and the Mayor’s Office, filming will take place in several well-known locations including the Landmark Loews’s Jersey Theater and City Hall. Jersey City will provide a perfect backdrop for the hipper, more contemporary Hell.
“The Jersey Devil” is directed by two-time New York Emmy winner Joseph Pepitone (“Stuck in the Middle”). Written By, Joseph Pepitone and Billy Pepitone. Produced by Cory Green, Jeff Quinlan, Joseph Pepitone, Keith Collins. Executive Producers Michael Billy, Jarl Haugedal, Dorothy Fucito, Debbie Philips, Charles Anastasia, Larry Salvato, John Camera and Frank Sepe.