The Beast Comes at Midnight offers a new twist to the werewolf story. An outcast teenage live streamer must enlist the help of four popular kids after he discovers that a werewolf is tracking one of them in their small rural town. Available on Amazon, the film has a few instantly recognizable actors and a bit of a Jersey connection.
Academy Award and Golden Globe Nominated Actor Eric Roberts (Runaway Train, King of the Gypsies, and Star 80) and Michael Pare (Eddie and the Cruisers, Streets of Fire) head the cast along with Hollywood FX Legend Joe Castro as The Beast Man. The film’s young cast of up and coming actors include Michael McKeever (100 Acres of Hell), Madelyn Chimento, Samantha O'Donnell, Dylan Intriago, and Kyle Oifer.
After a successful film festival and run of limited theatrical engagements, the family friendly monster movie has arrived exclusively to Amazon Prime Video where it is available for renting or purchase. Click here to go to the film's page at Amazon.
The Beast Comes at Midnight was created by Ed McKeever with characters created by Ed and Michael McKeever. It was written for the screen by Christopher Jackson, Jason Henne and directed by Christopher Jackson. The film was produced by Showtown American Pictures and Cineview Studios and is a McKeever, Oifer, McCallum and Sarullo Film.
Ed McKeever is a 20+ year event management professional from Atlantic City who co-created and produced the award-winning slasher 100 Acres of Hell with WWE Superstar Snitsky and Ernie O'Donnell (Clerks). This feature also starred Eileen Dietz of Exorcist fame and Catherine Corcoran of the hit horror film Terrifier. The film also stars Michael McKeever who is a former New Jersey resident and Kyle Oifer is a South Jersey resident and county western music performer as well as a recent Stockton College graduate.
The Beast Comes at Midnight takes place in the Carnival Town of Gibsonton Florida. Made famous as the winter retreat and retirement area for traveling show workers who made a living of working carnivals and circuses. This included unique individuals and performers who performed on stage and in sideshows. Gibsonton or Gibtown as it is called by locals is a thriving community on the Alafia River. Just a few miles from Tampa, Florida.
Some of the famous residents included Al Tomaini and his wife Jeanie the half woman. It also included entertainers such as Grady Stiles famously known as The Lobster Boy. Other entertainers included the Hilton Sisters who were conjoined twins who also lived in the town. Gibsonton has a museum The International Independent Showmen's Museum which is featured in the film. Including a display billed as The Wolf Boy which became the inspiration of The Beast Comes at Midnight. Gibtown has also inspired episodes of tv series X Files, American Horror Stories and A and E's The Glades.