With filming for ‘Survivor Girls’ underway in Gadsden, here are a few things to know about the movie and how you can participate.
1. Pandemic delayed the project
The horror-comedy movie ‘Survivor Girls’ was planned to film in two parts, staring in the fall of 2019, then pausing for what writer/director Daniel Bamberg called a continuity break. As filming was set to begin again, COVID-19 struck, and the project was delayed. After Andy Harp of Gadsden came on board as a producer, the project moved to Gadsden, where filming will be completed in May.
2. Executive producer a Boaz High grad
Executive Producer Tabitha Boyd was born in Guntersville, graduated from Boaz High School and worked as an actress and model before moving to work behind the scenes. She said she lived in New York but after her daughter was born, she didn’t want to be a single mom in the city. She moved back to Alabama and lives now in the Birmingham area, as does writer/director Daniel Bamberg and actor/director Daniel Emery Taylor, who plays Santa in “Survivor Girls.”
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3. You can be in ‘Survivor Girls’
“Survivor Girls” Co-Producer Andy Harp says you could be a part of the movie, too, with a special reservation-only event with dining at 8 p.m. Tuesday at Harp & Clover, where scenes for the movie are being filmed. “Look for a very cool mashup of Brett Jenkins’ culinary awesomeness and our movie magic,” Harp promised. He urges…