MERMAID DOWN (2019) Preview


‘Some myths are real’

Mermaid Down is a 2019 American fantasy horror feature film in which a tailless mermaid is thrown into a mental institution.


Written and directed by Jeffrey Grellman (Whiskey Blue) from a concept co-developed with Kelly Lauren Baker, the movie stars Alexandra Bokova (Girls After Dark), Phillip Andre Botello (Pledge; Minutes to Midnight; Attila), Megan Therese Rippey (Danni and the Vampire; The Devil’s Playthings; Witch’s Brew) and Drew Moore.



A mermaid is ripped from the Pacific, her tail is chopped off and she’s thrown into a mental home where no one believes she is a mermaid…


Currently available on Video-on-Demand (VOD) and Digital HD, Mermaid Down will be released on DVD by Archstone on January 7th 2020.

Choice dialogue:

“Mermaids are definitely not sirens.”


Cast and characters:

  • Alexandra Bokova … The Mermaid
  • Phillip Andre Botello … Doctor Miller
  • Eryn Rea … Charlotte
  • Drew Moore … Lawrence
  • Megan Therese Rippey … Reyna
  • Jessica Honor Carleton … Nurse Margaret
  • Burt Culver … Doctor Beyer
  • Meggan Kaiser … Ghost
  • Cara Bamford … Susan
  • Amber Gaston … London
  • Ashley Cordelia … Rebecca
  • E. Shepherd Stevenson … Stanley
  • Caroline Dunaway … June
  • Shani Drake … Alex
  • Michelle Gallagher … Sandra
  • Melissa Lugo … Nima (as Melissa Perl)
  • Erin LaMere … Linda
  • Graham Drake-Maurer … James Michael
  • Duane Sincerbox … Truck Driver
  • Zana Glisovic … Natasha
  • Tim Ray … Sadistic attendant

Filming locations:

Los Angeles, California

Technical details:

91 minutes
Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1