SKSM: Could you start with telling me a little bit about yourself? Who are you and what do you do?
Michael Parle: I’m an actor IMDB https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1594543/ singer Traveling Minstrels https://travelingminstrels.bandcamp.com/ and producer with www.darkwindowmedia.com working infront/behind the cameras out of Ireland & UK.
SKSM: When did you know you wanted to become an actor?
Michael Parle: That is seriously a very long story hehe but lets say for short 1977!
SKSM: How did you become involved in The Boogeyman Dollar Baby film?
Michael Parle: The director Gerard Lough is a long time friend collaborator & when he said he wanted to adapt a Stephen King short story was delighted.
SKSM: What do you think it is about the story that attracts people so much?
Michael Parle: Stephen King is a master of is it real or is it not, and think with The Boogeyman he nails that fear which is in all of us when we at home alone at night is there something in the wardrobe or is there something under the bed, but also the real horror of did he do it or did’nt he.
SKSM: Did you have to audition for the part or was it written directly for you? / You worked with Gerard Lough on this film, how was that?
Michael Parle: Thought answer these two questions as one as said previously have had the pleasure & honour of working with Gerard & his wonderful co producer/partner Fatima over a long time from our first short the sci fi techno The Scanner https://youtu.be/2TzlF7YuT7c & dark horror DEVIANT up until the present on his fantastic first feature Irish new wave neon techno scifi horror NIGHT PEOPLE https://youtu.be/pfRqr3SiEPE now available on Amazon.
SKSM: Was there any funny or special moment when they made the movie that you would like to tell me about?
Michael Parle: We filmed the psychiatrists scene in an actual psychiatrists office very surreal &…spooky.
SKSM: What are you working on nowadays?
Michael Parle: Out Now the multi award winning action horror, Ireland’s first DEMON HUNTER best martial arts actress fab Niamh Horgan directed by best director/film the great Zoe Kavanagh https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2375585/ was honoured to win best actor as FALSTAFF at the legendary prestigious Fright Night Film Festival, Kentucky, USA.
Just finished the exciting surreal scifi fantasy THE GREEN SEA https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7162514/ Starring the wonderful Katherine Issabelle (Ginger Nuts, Hannibal & the hit netflix show The Order) with Ireland’s brightest star Hazel Doupe (Float Like A Butterfly) directed by one of our most exciting distinguished independent writers/directors the great grandson of the great Lord Dunsany & dear friend Randal Plunkett.
Just finishing working with Gerard Lough again on our second feature the exciting international mystery thriller SPEARS https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7749282/
Currently in prep for a fantastic Halloween horror BLOOD MOON https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8222538 directed by Brett Halliday set in a Gothic castle as ‘The Waiter’
And getting my cowboy boots ready for the greatest western of them all VENGEANCE AT YELLOW CREEK https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8110690/ written directed & starring the legendary Ciaron Davies & The Loose Grip Film gang.
SKSM: Are you a fan of Stephen King’s work?
Michael Parle: You would have to be dead not to hehe.
SKSM: What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
Michael Parle: I’m London Irish which makes me half eccentric & half crazy.
SKSM: Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Is there anything you want to say to the fans that read this interview?
Michael Parle: Thank you to all the indie horror fans out there who support share and buy the work if could ask that they check out like share Rt the music the films imdb appreciate it very much.
SKSM: Do you like to add anything else?
Michael Parle: Thank you & your readers Stephen King forever.
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