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By James Whittington, Friday 22nd August 2014
FrightFest is at its best when its at its most outrageous and one movie that really hits that mark is WolfCop. Its a wild, hilarious and gore-drenched movie about, well, a cop that's a werewolf!
Best seen with a crown of like-minded horror fans this is sure to be the next big midnight movie masterpiece. Here we chat with the WolfCop himself Leo Fafard.
HC: How did you come to hear about WolfCop and did you have to audition for the role of Lou?
LF: Lowell approached me long before the script was written and told me about the project. I believe he wrote the role specifically for me.
HC: What did you think of the script when you first read it?
LF: I loved the script. I thought it was amazing, and there was a lot to sink my teeth into.
HC: Were you put off by some of its more outrageous moments?
LF: I was put off by some of the more outrageous moments, I was told it was a children's show. In all seriousness I wasn't put off by it, I knew those were the moments that would help our little film stand out.
HC: Was the main transformation sequence hard to shoot?
LF: Of course it was, but if making movies was easy, everyone would do it. Those scenes in particular were a bit like an elaborate dance between myself, practical effects artist Emersen Ziffle, and the camera team.
HC: What was it like on set as it seems everyone was having a ball?
LF: Great set environment. We had a punishing schedule, but it helps when everyone is friendly and working as a team. Everyone involved was awesome and extremely good looking.
HC: Would you like to play the character again?
LF: Yes. Of course I would!
HC: Are you a fan of werewolf movies and if so which ones stand out for you?
LF: There are other werewolf movies? I wasn't aware of this.
HC: You’re a man of many talents, do you have a favourite job that you have in this industry?
LF: Yeah, I've worn a lot of hats in the film industry... but movie star is probably my favorite.
HC: So what are you working on at the moment?
LC: I'm working on a few more feature film projects with the Echolands creative group. Hold your breath!
HC: Leo Fafard, thank you very much.
LF: Thank you.
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