THE DEAD HALF (2017) Haunted house horror


‘Half dead. All evil.’

The Dead Half is a 2017 American horror feature film about a young filmmaker who attempts to make a scary movie in a genuine haunted house.

Directed by David Van Hooser – making his feature debut – from a screenplay co-written with Craig Anderson, the movie stars Jessica Awh, Elijah Wallace, Johnna McCarthy and Connor Weaver. Produced by Craig Anderson, Robert Cooper, Tom Terry and David Van Hooser.


Aaron Anderson wants to make a scary movie. He’s a driven young filmmaker who sees the horror genre as his path to fame and fortune – and a local legendary haunted house seems like the perfect location.

So, Aaron gathers three willing friends as his cast and crew, packs his car with cameras and gear and sets out to make a name for himself.

Everyone is prepared and rehearsed to play up the fear and “act scared” so that they are guaranteed to leave the house with their scary movie. However, the house has other ideas…


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Cast and characters:

Jessica Awh … Claire
Elijah Wallace … Aaron
Johnna McCarthy … Jill
Connor Weaver … Dillon
McKenna Harrington … Sara Stanilestri
Megan Kasselberg … Sophia Stanilestri
Sandra Harris … Town Librarian
Larry Underwood … Doctor Stanilestri

Filming locations:

Dickson and Nashville, Tennessee


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