Wentworth Miller and Dermot Mulroney to Snap The Mourning Portrait

You ask what subgenre hasn’t been exploited? The post-mortem photography one! In fact, I believe the filmmakers behind the upcoming supernatural horror flick The Mourning Portrait might be the first to focus an entire horror film around it.

But that’s exactly what writer/director Paul Schattel is doing. Built around the practice of post-mortem photography in 1920s Appalachia, it is the story of a newly widowed bootlegger named Miller who enlists the services of a traveling mourning portrait photographer. Grief turns to terror when the mysterious visitor unveils his unearthly powers and Miller’s daughter disappears.
They’ve certainly got a good cast; Dermot Mulroney (Zodiac), Wentworth Miller (Resident Evil: Afterlife), Diane Ladd (Chinatown) and Melissa Leo (21 Grams) are on board, and if you’re ready, then dig on the teaser below.

For more check out The Mourning Portrait on Facebook and the official The Mourning Portrait website here!

Wentworth Miller and Dermot Mulroney to Snap The Mourning Portrait


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