Launching on Kickstarter on May 15th is a new project by Emmy Award winning writer Michael Reaves (Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: The Next Generation). It’s a new “Vamp Noir” film, called Blood Kiss.
[UPDATE: Kickstarter page is up!]
Genre fans may be surprised to learn that the stars of this project are none other than Neil Gaiman (Coraline, The Graveyard Book, The Ocean at the End of the Lane) and Amber Benson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Supernatural).
From the press release:
Blood Kiss revolves around detective Joe Belicek, who must solve the murder of a vampire before a deranged killermurders them all. Inspired by Film Noir, this supernatural thriller is set in 1940s Hollywood with famous haunts like the Brown Derby.
“Michael sent me the script.I told him,”it’s a terrific script.” and he said,”I want you toact in it.”I replied “There’s nobody else I would act for.” – Neil Gaiman
BLOOD KISS will bypass the Studios, going straight to the fans for funding to greenlight the film. Fans who contribute to BLOOD KISS’ Kickstarter campaign are eligible to receive exclusive rewards in exchange for individual pledges ranging from $5 to $10,000.
Because of Michael’s personal struggle with Parkinson’s Disease, Blood Kiss is proud to be associated with the American Parkinson’s Disease Association to promote awareness of the disease.
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