Actor Mark Hildreth took time out to chat about his upcoming SyFy channel original movie ‘End of the World’. With an impressive filmography, he is best known for his roles on ABC's 'V' and Showtime's 'The Tudors.” This talented young actor shared some amazing stories about his time on the set as well as his passion for his music. Starring alongside with LOST's Greg Grunberg, and Eureka's Brad Dourif the hilarious spoof ‘End of the World’ premieres Saturday Feb 23 at 9 PM ET.
Q. The premise of your movie ‘End of the World’ sounds very funny. What was it like on the set?
A. I hate to tell you, but the set of End Of The World was bloody awful. No, really it was horrible. Neil Grayston – WHAT A DIVA!! And Greg Grunberg, SO SELFISH!! LOL, just kidding; it was a blast. ‘End Of The World’ is an old-fashioned adventure comedy; the kind they don’t make much anymore. It was awesome fun to make. Since it’s a send-up of the disaster genre (kind of like Scream was a send-up of the horror genre) we had lots of creative license to do stuff you just don’t get to do in most movies (talk on top of each other, laugh during takes, make fart jokes at inappropriate times, etc.) Greg, Neil, Caroline Cave and I had the time of our lives together, and we really become very close by the end of the shoot (as evidenced by my tongue-in-cheekiness above.)
Q. Tell your fans about any upcoming projects that you have in the works.
A. I have just released a brand new album called ‘Signs Of Life’ on Itunes, Amazon and at www.markhildreth.com. I’ve been making music for many years, playing in LA mostly these days (House Of Blues Hollywood March 7 is my next gig in LA.) ‘Signs Of Life’ has a sound right in between Elton John and Stevie Wonder, and it is a ton of fun to play for people. I’m also in the middle of casting season here in LA which is busy and exhausting. I’m also developing two feature film projects, as well as working in voice-over a lot!
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