EXCLUSIVE: Haskiri Velazquez (saved by the bell, The forty-year-old version), Michel RadyJ. Edgar, The Sisterhood of Travel Pants), and Amy Hargreaves (13 reasons why, Country) are part of the cast of the teen musical romance Interlude from images from the central computer. An exclusive photo of Velazquez as “It Girl” Nina Romero can be found below.
Emily Keefe and Beau Minniear return from the 2018 short of the same name with a cast that also includes Sean Allan Krill (Dope), Julie Halston (sex and the city), Jesse Posey (Selena), and Sadie Scott (bittersweet).
Directed by Erik Bloomquist and written by Taylor Turner, Interlude follows an obsessive-compulsive teenager (Keefe) as she searches for a way to rid her home of the ghost (Minniear) that haunts her – but their unexpected connection makes it hard to let go.
Nina is described as savvy, driven, and effortlessly cool, but a dark cloud lingers beneath the facade. Haunted by the tragic death of her boyfriend the year before, Nina grapples with a myriad of insecurities that she struggles to deal with on her own.
Erik Bloomquist and Carson Bloomquist produce for Mainframe with Adam Weppler and Taylor Turner. The film is in preparation for its debut on the film festival circuit with a wide release scheduled for 2023.
“Interlude is a beautiful marriage of my passions and sensibilities for theater and film,” Bloomquist said in an exclusive statement to Deadline. “Heartfelt and hilarious, like Ryan Murphy meets The Earthour film is an exploration of what it is to see and be seen.
Other upcoming Mainframe projects include 1980s coming-of-age horror pic She came from the woodsalso directed by Bloomquist and starring Cara Buono, William Sadler, Clare Foley and Spencer List.
Velazquez is replaced by Take 3 Talent. Rady is replaced by Gersh and Authentic. Hargreaves is replaced by Artists & Representatives and Smith Talent Group.