Lin Shaye Talks Horror and Attraction with The Call [Exclusive Interview]

Lin Shaye
Lin Shaye

Lin Shaye is a fixture in the horror industry.

From portraying Elise Rainier in the Insidious series to  most recently in the horror series Penny Dreadful: City of Angels, she became a favorite in the horror world. Her horror resume extended to loads of films, including Dreamkatcher, Room for Rent, Abattoir, 2001 Maniacs: Field of Screams, Snakes on a Plane and even with Helen Keller vs. Nightwolves to name a few.

Thus, for The Call, it was a no-brainer. Especially, when another horror film icon Tobin Bell of Saw franchise fame was attached to the project.

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Here’s the official synopsis:

From the creator of Final Destination, Lin Shaye and Tobin Bell star in this terrifying tale of death from the fall of 1987. After a tragic accident, a group of small-town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple. One by one, their worst nightmares quickly become reality as they enter the real of The Call. Four friends. One phone call. 60 Seconds. Stay Alive.

The other cast members also included Chester Rushing (Stranger Things), Erin Sanders (Zoey 101), Mike Manning (Cloud 9), and Sloane Morgan Siegel (Gortimer Gibbon’s Life on Normal Street). Timothy Woodward Jr. (The Final Wish) directed the film from a script written by Patrick Stibbs.

LRM Online’s Gig Patta interviewed exclusively actress Lin Shaye about being in this horror film. She talked about working with Tobin Bell for the first time and on choosing her projects.

Besides the numerous horror films, Lin Shaye has a nice long career that comprised of diverse films and television across different genres and stage plays. She played the lovable Magda in 1998’s There’s Something About Mary. Also, she appeared in the funny comedy Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd.

The Call is in theaters and drive-ins nationwide starting tomorrow.

Watch the exclusive interview below and let us know what you think.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Cinedigm

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Gig Patta

Gig Patta is a journalist and interviewer for LRM and Latino-Review since 2009. He was a writer for other entertainment sites in the past with Collider and He originally came from the world of print journalism with several years as a reporter with the San Diego Business Journal and California Review. He earned his MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management and BA in Economics from UC San Diego. Follow him on Instagram @gigpatta or Facebook @officialgigpatta.

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