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Asjha Cooper and Keith David on Vampire Horror with Amazon’s Black As Night [Exclusive Interview]

Asjha Cooper in Black As Night

It’s most fitting for veteran thespian Keith David to be a vampire master in Amazon’s Black As Night. And for Asjha Cooper, the be that young vampire hunter seeking to stop the vampire infestation.

Here’s the synopsis of Black As Night:

A resourceful teenage girl leaves childhood behind when she battles a group of deadly vampires in Black As Night, an action-horror hybrid with a strong social conscience and a biting sense of humor. Fifteen years after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, a new threat leaves its mark on the Big Easy in the form of puncture wounds on the throats of the city’s vulnerable displaced population. When her drug-addicted mom becomes the latest victim of the undead, 15-year-old Shawna (Asjha Cooper) vows to even the score. Along with three trusted friends, Shawna hatches a bold plan to infiltrate the vampire’s mansion in the historic French Quarter, destroy their leader, and turn his fanged disciples back to their human form. But killing monsters is no easy task, and soon Shawna and her crew find themselves caught in a centuries-old conflict between warring vampire factions, each fighting to claim New Orleans as their permanent home.

The rest of the cast includes Fabrizio Guido, Mason Beauchamp, Abbie Gayle, and Craig Tate. Maritte Lee Go directed the movie from a script written by Sherman Payne.

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta talked with actors Asjha Cooper and Keith David on this vampire movie, battling each other, and the love of horror movies.

Asjha Cooper is a rising star who garnered attention in 2013’s television series Secret Diary of an American Teenager. She proceeded in being on television with The Fosters, Snowfall as Eva, CW’s All American as Kia Williams, and in Chicago Med as Dr. Vanessa Taylor. She was in the comedy film Everybody Wants Some!! and in the horror thriller, There’s Someone Inside Your House on Netflix.

Keith David is a three-time Emmy winner and was nominated for a Tony award. He was known for his work as King in the war movie Platoon and in the horror film The Thing as Childs. His other film credits include Dead Presidents, Crash, There’s Something About Mary, Barbershop, and Men at Work. Also, he’s very known in cult fan favorites, including sci-fi They Live, television show Gargoyles, and Darren Aronofsky’s Requiem for a Dream. His distinctive voice lends to many notable voice-over projects including The Princess and the Frog, Dissidia Final Fantasy, Adventure Time, The Flash, Coraline, Rick and Morty, Archer, and in video games such as Mortal Kombat 11, Mass Effect, and Saints Row series.

Black As Night is currently streaming on Amazon Prime Video today.

Watch the exclusive interview with Asjha Cooper and Keith David below. Let us know what you think of it.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Amazon Studios

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