Thoughts After a Private Screening of “Copperhead”

I have just returned from the Broadway Screening Room, located in the Brill Building in New York City, after having been invited by director Ron Maxwell to a private showing of his film Copperhead, the last time it will be viewed before the picture is locked. I am very limited in what I can say…

The Artistic Angle of Ron Maxwell’s “Copperhead”

I would just like to start off this post with an announcement, to tell you all that the official website for Copperhead: The War at Home will be experiencing a complete redesign and upgrade in the coming days. This post below was going to be my latest write-up, and since I don’t know if I…

“Copperhead” to Change Name; Add “The War at Home” to Title

As posted earlier on their official blog… With post-production underway, the title of Copperhead has now been changed to more accurately reflect the subject matter, as it is now Copperhead: The War at Home. This is definitely a fitting change and one more specific to general audiences as now you do not need to be…

Copperhead Courier: Meet Director Ron Maxwell

As I said last week, my coverage of Copperhead will be moving to their official website and blog, called the Copperhead Courier. If you have been following it so far, you will note that the few posts I have put up were already posted on this site. I just wanted to get the juices flowing…

Gettysburg Trip Day One; Some “Copperhead” Links

Well, we’re back at the hotel after a fantastic first day in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. I have been here at all different times of year, but this may have been the best weather I have ever experienced. There were overcast skies with temperatures in the low 60’s—it was almost chilly outside. For June, there really were…

“Copperhead” Photo Update: Billy Campbell as Abner Beech

Taken from the official Copperhead Facebook page, here is our first look at the star of the film, Billy Campbell, who stepped in to replace Jason Patric just last week for the lead role of Abner Beech. This is an nice in-camera shot, as you can see him preparing for a scene in front of…

Oscar-Nominated Actor Peter Fonda to Join Cast of “Copperhead”

Peter Fonda, who has twice been nominated for an Academy Award becomes the second newest addition to the cast of Copperhead in the last week, joining Billy Campbell who replaced Jason Patric in the lead role of Abner Beech a few days ago. Fonda will be playing the character of Avery.