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Miller Place Director Works on Horror Movie Shooting in Hampton Bays

The production team, which is made up of a number of Long Island natives, will be on location until Dec. 15.

It's a film that will make you think twice about calling 911, said Dayna Ghiraldi, producer and publicist of a new slasher flick that is being filmed in Hampton Bays.

The film, which is directed by Christian Winters, of Miller Place, stars Brandi Cyrus, sister of Miley Cyrus, as well as Kane Hodder, Billy Moseley and several Long Island actors, including Sascha Knopf, of Old Brookville, and Margaret Keane Williams, of East Islip.

The production crew of the film Old 37 will be stationed in the dark roads surrounding Hubbard Park, just off Red Creek Road in Hampton Bays until filming wraps up on Dec. 15, according to Ghiraldi.

The premise, Ghiraldi said, is that two brothers pose as paramedics in an old ambulance and intercept 911 calls before the real paramedics arrive.

"It is terrifying and original," said Ghiraldi, who graduated from Sachem High School.

According to Ghiraldi, the script for the film was written by Paul Travers, who is also one of the producers. She said he brainstormed the screenplay after having a nightmare at his former home in Speonk.

According to Hofstra.edu, Winters, a Hofstra grad, recently won a 2012 Sports Emmy for Outstanding Editing for his work on the HBO sports documentary series 24/7.

A trailer release is set for sometime in January or February, and the film is expected to be released next summer.

The movie will also have a premiere in the Hamptons to thank local residents for all their hospitality, Ghiraldi said.

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karen November 28, 2012 at 02:25 PM
Love horror films! Cannot wait to see it!

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