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New Movie about Life and Folk Rock, “Killian and the Comeback Kids”
Features Stars from Daytime, Theater and NYC Musicians: Indiegogo Campaign Started.
New York City - Killian and the Comeback Kids is a movie about the power of music. It’s the story of a bi-racial man who lands back in his hometown in rural America after an exorbitantly priced education. Back in his failing hometown, a chance encounter with a childhood acquaintance gives the summer new direction. The two throw together a rag-tag band of other "failed" locals for one shot to play the huge local music festival. It’s a story of hopes, dreams and music.
The cast includes those from stage and screen. Taylor Purdee who is a filmmaker from NYC, Nathan Purdee who is an accomplished actor and soap icon with credits such as Nathan Hastings on The Young and the Restless and Hank Gannon on One Life to Live, Kassie DePaiva currently plays Eve on NBC’s Days of Our Lives with other credits such as; Chelsea Reardon on Guiding Light and Blair Cramer on OLTL and General Hospital. She is also a county music singer, Shannon O’Boyle was in Kinky Boots on Broadway, Shane Andries was a member of Blue Man Group (NYC and touring), Yael Elishiva is a NYC actress, Andrew O’Shanick is an accomplished NYC musician, John Donchak is a NYC film actor and others. The movie is produced by Karmic Release Ltd.. There are two female producers, Roberta Morris (Baghdad ER) and Suzanne Ordas Curry (Equity Movie). It was shot in and around Easton PA as well as New York City.
Taylor Purdee, Nathan's son, wrote and directed the movie.
The movie is currently holding an Indiegogo campaign to raise money for post-production and plans for the film to be completed end of 2018. The film has many perks including original music. To visit the campaign:https://www.indiegogo.com/
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