The first real glimpse into Boston Film Family’s “Gilgamesh” has come to use in these cool images. “Gilgamesh” is a sci-fi/thriller that is being described as part “Dr. Strangelove” and part “Dunwich Horror”. “Gilgamesh” is being directed by Richard Chandler and is currently shooting in the Boston area. The film stars Joseph R. Gannascoli, Melantha Blackthorne, Lilith Astaroth, Shannon Carter and more that you will read about in the press release below.
Gilgamesh is a sci-fi/horror thriller that is set in a futuristic and political world, and is being currently shot around the Boston, MA area.This is director Richard Chandler’s fifth indie feature, following Our Kingdom Come, Sons of Perdition, Heaven and Hell, Legless, Scrooge in the Hood, and the web series Boston Massacre. The production company, Boston Film Family, has reached out to local talent as well as Joe Gannascoli (Vito from the Sopranos) and genre favorite, Melantha Blackthorne.
The film is to be a combination of Doctor Strange Love and Dunwich Horror. A gripping political drama set in a world on the brink of disaster; Gilgamesh promises to showcase humanity at its worse in this grim and bloody tale. Also starring Joshua Davis, Emily Coleman, Oselito Joseph, Jon Pierce, Richard Chandler, Ray Hyrb, Emile Faith Lewis, Giancarlo Madonnini, Joe Victor, James Baker, Matt Colicci, Carver Riot, Lilith Astaroth, Sarah Michelle, and many more.
Synopsis: A military expedition in Siberia gone wrong. The existence of humanity is in peril as Inanna, Sumerian goddess of lust and war has summoned a giant meteor to destroy the planet, after being accidentally set free from her ancient prison. The government has been overturned in a Communist take-over and the citizens of the world; brainwashed. In humanity’s darkest hour, the ancient entity of Gilgamesh, older than the cosmos themselves, must decide whether or not to serve of mankind’s final hope. Meanwhile, Inanna has hand selected the one man; married man and archaeologist, David Murphy, to live out the rest of eternity with her. Gilgamesh and Inanna are quickly targeted by the new government as potential weapons of mass destruction, and soon the apocalypse has begun.