Merritt Wever Joins Independent Feature “Midday Black Midnight Blue” – Deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Two-time Emmy Award winner Merritt Wever embarks Midday black Midnight blue, the upcoming debut feature film by Samantha Soule (The Queen’s Gambit, Outer Banks) and Daniel Talbott (Les Conners, La Brume).
Actors Dale Soules (Orange is the new black) and Shane McRae (Sneaky pete) have also signed up for the previously announced cast which includes Chris Stack (Rock School, Evening), Will Pullen (Greyhound, Dickinson) and McCaleb Burnett (The Revenant, Daredevil).
Isolated in an empty house on the edge of Puget Sound, Ian (Stack) remains mired in the long-standing grief and shame over the loss of Liv (Soule), a woman he loved dearly and who passed away nearly two decades. Liv’s sister Beth (played by Wever), a woman with her own ghosts, is the first to see how far Ian has strayed from reality. With the memory of Liv calling for her release and her daily existence growing darker and darker, Ian will have to find a way to let her go, even if it kills him.
Midday black Midnight blue was filmed in the Pacific Northwest. Lovell Holder (Working man, some monsters) and Addie Johnson Talbott produced alongside Stack, Soule and Talbott.
Wever a Limited Series Emmy Supporting Actress for Impious and an Emmy for the Supporting Actress Comedy Series for Nurse Jackie. She starred in the HBO series Classes, AMC The walking dead, fox New girl as well as features Marriage Story, Birdman, Small Furniture, Greenberg and Panels. It is replaced by Innovative Artists and Viking Entertainment. Dale Soules is replaced by The Katz Company. McRae is replaced by Gersh and Gasparro Management.