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'Kiss Me, Kill Me' Launches Kickstarter Campaign, Film Stars Gale Harold and Van Hansis

Kiss Me, Kill Me is a contemporary Alfred Hitchcock/Agatha Christie-style whodunit with the mystery centered on Dusty who confronts his unfaithful boyfriend and blacks-out, only to wake up to find the boyfriend murdered and he’s the prime suspect. The film, due out next year, stars Van Hansis (As the World Turns, Eastsiders) and Gale Harold, who is playing a gay character for the first time since his legendary role as Brian Kinney on Showtime's ground-breaking Queer as Folk.

Directed by Casper Andreas (Going Down In LA-LA Land, The Big Gay Musical,), from a screenplay by David Michael Barrett (Such Good People, Bad Actress), picture boasts some powerhouse indie talent: Willam Belli (RuPaul’s Drag Race), Kit Williamson (Eastsiders, Mad Men), Independent Spirit nominee, Yolonda Ross (Treme), Tom Lenk (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Brianna Brown (Devious Maids), Jonathan Lisecki (Gayby), Michael Maize (True Blood), Craig Robert Young (NCIS: Los Angeles), Jackie Monahan (Foxy Merkins, Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same), as well as Matthew Ludwinski and Allison Lane (Going Down in LALA Land).

"I'm beyond thrilled about the fantastic cast we have assembled," says director Andreas. "That we managed to attach such great talent is a testament to David's sensational screenplay. I can’t wait to get started on the production and get to work with these wonderful actors, including my two Going Down in LA-LA Land stars, Matthew and Allison.'

Gale Harold and Van Hansis star in Kiss Me, Kill Me.
"Casper is a world-class filmmaker," says screenwriter Barrett, "It's going to be a really fun ride seeing him, and this spectacular group of talent, bring my script to life."

Director Andreas and screenwriter Barrett are producing. Their new 30-day Kickstarter campaign is looking to raise $100,000, and offering perks that range from digital downloads, to being an extra, a speaking part, and different producing levels.

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