Sean Cameron Michael On The Diabolical Villain of Triggered [Exclusive Interview]

Sean Cameron Michael
Sean Cameron Michael in Triggered

Sean Cameron Michael portrayed all types of characters in his acting career spanning decades.

But, never as a sick-and-twisted diabolical teacher who turned a life-surviving lesson plan on his former students by strapping explosive vests on them.

In Triggered, the action-horror film pits friends versus friends for survival as the timer on their explosive ticks away.

The movie stars Liesl Ahlers (Friend Request, Daylight), Reine Swart (The Lullaby, Z Nation), Sean Cameron Michael (The Last Days of American Crime), Suraya Rose Santos (Professionals, Fried Barry), Steven John Ward (Vagrant Queen), and Russell Crous (Escape Room). Alastair Orr directed the movie from a script from David D. Jones (The Passenger).

Here’s the official synopsis of the movie:

Nine friends, all harboring a dark secret, go camping in the woods. After a wild night of partying, they wake with suicide bombs strapped to their chests, all with varying times on their countdown clocks. They decide to work out how to disarm the bombs or find help—until they discover they can ‘take’ one another’s time by killing each other.

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LRM Online’s Gig Patta spoke with actor Sean Cameron Michael on his supporting role as the villain of the film. Although his role may be brief—he had a scarring impact that was a matter of life and death.

The South African-born actor Sean Cameron Michael has over three decades of acting roles, leading and supporting, in over one hundred television and film productions. His international exposure came with Dean Devlin’s Emmy-winning The Triangle in 2005 and with a role in 24: Redemption on Fox. For two seasons, he played Richard Guthrie in Starz’ Black Sails, which was well-received for his portrayal. Other highlights included working opposite William Hurt in The Challenger Disaster and the supporting role of Universal’s western The Salvation. He made television appearances in Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders, Of Kings and Prophets, and Scorpion.

Triggered is available On Demand and as a digital download starting this Friday, November 6.

Watch the exclusive interview below with Sean Cameron Michael. Let us know what you think.

Source: LRM Online Exclusive, Samuel Goldwyn Films

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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 IESB.net. 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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