Midnight in the Switchgrass is a new feature directed by veteran film producer Randall Emmett for his directorial debut. The cast is star-studded and includes iPOP Alum Caitlin Carmichael along with Megan Fox, Brice Willis, Emile Hirsch, and Colson Baker (aka Machine Gun Kelly). Caitlin will helm the role of Tracy Lee in the upcoming feature. The film also stars Sistine Stallone, Michael Beach, and Welker White.
The serial killer thriller was first announced to Deadline in January of this year. After producing over 110 films including the Oscar-nominated The Irishman, Emmett is all in on the $15 million films. He is also currently in post on the Michael Polish helmed WWII drama Axis Sally starring Al Pacino as well as the Mel Gibson.
The film follows a local Florida detective and FBI agent as they team up to find the man responsible for a string of murders. Currently, the feature is under production with Puerto Rico set as the film location. Midnight in the Switchgrass was adapted from a screenplay by Alan Horsnail. Furla and EFF’s Tim Sullivan and Alex Eckert are producing with Luillo Ruiz. Regarding his directorial debut, Randall Emmett had this to say:
“Directing has been something that I’ve always known I would do having grown up in the theater and graduated from the School of Visual arts in film…”
Caitlin Carmichael is most notable for her starring roles in Life Itself and Dwight in Shining Armor. Originally from Tifton, GA, Caitlin got her start in the industry after attending iPOP LA. She has continued to succeed since, with roles on various hit TV shows and films. Along with her upcoming feature, Caitlin can also be seen in Netflix’s Wheelman and Epiphany.