Primetime Emmy nominee Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story) teams up with legendary cult stars Vernon Wells (Weird Science, The Road Warrior) and Mel Novak (Bruce Lee’s Game of Death, An Eye for An Eye opposite Chuck Norris) for ThunderKnight Entertainment LTD and AEC Studios’ indie horror drama film, The Initiation as profiled in Deadline Hollywood.
Professor Daniel Kimmer (Jimmy Drain) of St. Elzears College, has come to terms that his marriage with wife Jaime (Meggie Maddock) is ending. This, combined with the growing epidemic of a scandalous on campus “faculty to student relations” threatens to expose a love affair with one of his own ex student’s, the alluring Starr Bramlett (Lauren C. Mayhew).
Daniel uncovers that Starr is a member of a secret society of witches dedicated to promote feminine freedom and remove restrictions that are put upon women via religion and society. Can Daniel save his marriage and career from this pending assault upon the college and his life? Or will a new angel of evil be born….
This film shoots in Denver, Colorado. Monique Candelaria (Breaking Bad), London Grace and the Emmy nominated rapper T.O.N.E.-Z round out the cast.
Drain and Ty M.C. wrote the screenplay. Brian McCulley is the film’s director.