We interview filmmaker Sophia Cacciola about her new film, “The Once and Future Smash”, inspired by a 1970s cult film.
On this episode, NHE host Scott Murphy chats to director Sophia Cacciola about her mockumentary (co-directed with Michael J Epstein), The Once and Future Smash, and the movie that “inspired” it, End Zone 2.
During the interview, Scott talks to Sophia about the broken-up shoot of the film, horror convention politics, and how the mythology for Smash-Mouth came about.
Sophia Cacciola is a filmmaker, actor, and musician based in Los Angeles. She is primarily known for her genre-feature films (director/writer): Blood of the Tribades, Magnetic, and TEN. She also has done numerous shorts and music videos and often works in production camera and sound.
Sophia is also the award-winning singer (Boston Phoenix 2012 Best Female Vocalist) and drummer of the spy-core, The Prisoner-themed band, Do Not Forsake Me Oh My Darling.
The Once and Future Smash synopsis: In 1970, Mikey and William both portrayed football cannibal Smash-Mouth in the influential cult hit End Zone 2. Now, 50 years later, only one can wear the mask.
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