She played in Sammy Bates’ The Reaper’s Image as Nancy Spangler.
SKSM: Could you start with telling me a little bit about yourself? Who are you and what do you do?
Rae Hunt: My name is Rae Hunt and I am an actor, model, & published poetry writer.
SKSM: When did you know you wanted to become an actress?
Rae Hunt: I took a theatre class in college as an elective and was hooked.
SKSM: How did you become involved in The Reaper’s Image Dollar Baby film?
Rae Hunt: I have worked with the Bates brothers on other projects and was asked if I would like to work on The Reaper’s Image.
SKSM: What do you think it is about the story that attracts people so much?
Rae Hunt: Stephen King has such an amazing way of capturing the horror imagination and allowing adaptations for Indy artists.
SKSM: Did you have to audition for the part or was it written directly for you?
Rae Hunt: I did not audition and was asked to do the role of Nancy Spangler. I had worked on another project in the past.
SKSM: You worked with Sammy Bates on this film, how was that?
Rae Hunt: Sammy and Kenny Bates are both incredibly kind and creative. They have a clear vision of what they want but also allowed me the freedom to develop my character as I saw fit.
SKSM: Was there any funny or special moment when they made the movie that you would like to tell me about?
Rae Hunt: The slap scene was real! The actor that played my “husband” wanted the real thing and not to hold back so I obliged. After the scene was over I quickly apologized 🙂
SKSM: Do you still have any contact with the crew/cast from that time? If so with who?
Rae Hunt: I stay in contact via social media with other cast members and crew.
SKSM: What are you working on nowadays?
Rae Hunt: I have two projects coming out. Unconditional hits Amazon Prime on May 11, 2018 and The Curse of the Nun comes out late summer.
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SKSM: Are you a fan of Stephen King’s work?
Rae Hunt: I am a huge Stephen King fan! I have even been to Bangor, ME where he is from and inspiration for many of stories such as It, Pet Cemetery, etc.
SKSM: What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
Rae Hunt: I am an adrenaline junkie and have gone parasailing, cliff diving, bungee jumping, rode coasters all over the world, and am going skydiving soon! I am also an international published poetry writer.
SKSM: Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Is there anything you want to say to the fans that read this interview?
Rae Hunt: I appreciate all those who support independent film projects!