Michael O’Keefe (Emergo ), Michael A. Newcomer and Olesya Rulin are set to star in the indie feature A Thousand Cuts, which starts production in Palm Desert, Ca. on Monday. Charles Evered is directing the original screenplay by Eric Barr and Marty James, which focuses on a horror movie director who is confronted by the father of a girl who was murdered by a copycat carrying out the kind of murders depicted in the director’s films. Jimmy Van Patten, David Naughton and Charleene Closshey will appear in cameo roles. The film, a WonderStar and J&J Production, is being produced by executive producer Jim Casey and producing partner Kim Waltrip. Filming starts on November 29th and will be shot entirely in Palm Desert, CA.