New “Copperhead” App to Check Out!

If there is one thing we have seen in the promotion and distribution of Ron Maxwell’s Copperhead, it is that the production team is not afraid to integrate new aspects and technology in order to boost viewership and appeal to modern audiences. We have seen some groundbreaking new ways of interacting with fans, namely through…

Interview with “Copperhead” Costume Designer Kate Rose

Costume designers are extremely underrated members of any film production crew, because more often than not, we do not realize exactly how much work goes into fitting hundreds of cast-members, even though we find ourselves staring right at them on the screen. For a history-related film more than any other, it is of the utmost…

Interview with “Copperhead” Actor Josh Cruddas

The first actor I interviewed involved with Copperhead was Josh Cruddas, which happened right after filming began. We just went for the basics and he promised me another interview once filming ended, to give a better picture of his overall experience. Since I am lucky enough to have already seen the movie, I can say…

“Copperhead” Official Trailer and New Movie Poster Released

Just this past week, the official trailer and updated poster for Ron Maxwell’s Copperhead, which will hit theaters on June 28th, was released, much to the excitement of fans, who have waited nearly 10 years for another Civil War film from the director of Gettysburg and Gods and Generals. The trailer, amongst fans, has generated…

Tentative “Copperhead” Release Date Set for June 28

A release date for Ron Maxwell’s Copperhead has been set for June 28. The premiere for the film will be held sometime in the week prior, in Washington D.C, before opening near Civil War battlefields along the east coast. We are all very excited! Stay tuned for more information as we get closer, as well…

Can There be Such a Thing as a “Family” Civil War Movie?

Can you believe that there are actually people out there in this world who watch movies together as a family, and then sit and discuss them? I personally know of a few who do, and some who don’t, but probably would if there was something worth discussing. Just last spring, when I was teaching a…

A Most Authentic Production: How the Set and Extras Made “Copperhead”

Some historical films mimic the time period they are trying to portray. Some films become that time period. Thanks to the production team of designer Bill Fleming, costume designer Kate Rose, a stellar hair and makeup team and Kings Landing Historical Settlement, and the hundreds of “living historians” who served as background extras, Copperhead becomes…