Hands down, one of the coolest clips I saw at this week’s AFM was for Jim Mickle’s (Mulberry Street) epic vampire movie Stake Land. This afternoon we got our hands on the first two (one pretty amazing) still from the flick starring Danielle Harris, Kelly McGillis and Conor Paolo. In addition, we also got the first ever still from Joe Maggio’s Bitter Feast.
“The film, written by Jim Mickle and Nick Damici and directed by Jim Mickle (“Mulberry Street”), takes place following a global spread of vampirism. McGillis plays a nun who joins a small team of survivors (including Damici, Danielle Harris of “Halloween” and “Halloween 2″ and Conor Paolo of “Gossip Girl”) as they make a treacherous journey north to safety through the war-torn U.S. McGillis’ character, “Sister,” faces a crisis of faith during the vampire bloodshed, ultimately taking up arms to do battle with her newly formed family unit.”
“James LeGros plays a New York Chef and TV cooking personality, who takes culinary revenge on the food critic (Leonard), who recently savaged his restaurant in a review. Batali plays the owner of the restaurant.