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‘L.A. Macabre’ Web Series Investigates What Happens When You Confront a Cult

'L.A. Macabre' Web Series Investigates What Happens When You Confront a Cult

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L.A. Macabre – Season 2

Logline: “L.A. Macabre” season 2 is a desert noir mystery thriller that follows Ryan and friends as they try to track down and rescue Ryan’s sister, who was abducted by a mysterious cult at the end of the first season.

Elevator Pitch: With Ryan’s little sister, Jamie, missing, our characters take the story out of their apartment and into the desert. They’re knocking down doors and aggressively seeking the cult to find her. It’s “End of Watch” meets “True Detective” — thrilling storytelling with an up-close and personal feel. Season one posed the question “what’s in the barrel?” Season Two brings you face to face with the cult that buried it and asks if you’re strong enough not to be buried with it.

Production Team:
Director/Writer/Editor: Dan Ast (“Equals Three,” “Claire,” “Fallout: Nuka Break” Season 2)
Producer/Post-Production Sound Editor: David Schatanoff, Jr. (“The Lengths,” “Claire,” “Futurama”)
Director of Photography: Austin Smoak (“Claire,” “The Lengths”)
Composer/Associate Producer: Mike Meehan (“Cold Case,” “The Tudors,” “Megamind”)

Cast
Ryan Hellquist (“Fallout: Nuka Break,” “Fallout: Red Star”)
Aidan Bristow (“Claire,” “Dead Rising 3”)
Ryan Bartley (“Queen Sized,” “Halloweed,” “Yuki Yuna is a Hero”)
Corsica Wilson (“In A World,” “The Lengths,” “Wiener Dog Internationals”)
Christina Wren (“Man of Steel,” “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”)
Robby Motz (“Equals Three,” “Booze Lightyear”)

About the Film: “L.A. Macabre” season two puts the audience right in the middle of the search for Ryan’s missing sister, Jamie Holbrook. Our characters dive into the world of the cult they suspect is behind her disappearance and take the fight to them. Our award-winning cast is back and they are joined by compelling guest stars and new series regulars. “L.A. Macabre” is modern digital storytelling meant to be experienced on multiple platforms. It is some of the most satisfying work our cast and crew has been a part of and we want to share more episodes with you.

Current Status: Crowdfunding on Kickstarter.

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