Unveiling ‘Shaky Shivers’ with Sung Kang

Join Beyond the Mic with Sean Dillon for an exclusive dive into the haunting world of ‘Shaky Shivers’ with actor-director Sung Kang. Explore his directorial debut, delve into ’80s horror nostalgia, and uncover Kang’s unique filmmaking insights.

Welcome Sung Kang:

We’re joined on the Starline by actor, director, car enthusiast and country music fan. His feature directorial debut is a throwback to the 1980’s horror flick. Two women find themselves in an abandoned camp in the woods with a book of magical spells in “Shaky Shivers”.We welcome director Sung Kang.

Sung, let’s go Beyond the Mic. You once said “A lot of times you do independent films for passion, because you may even lose money doing one, but it doesn’t matter.” How did this script inspire you in directing your first film and what was the biggest challenge?

How did making this film change the way you see yourself as an actor and this is the beginning of more directing for you?

The Rockin’ 8:

It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions, answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.

1. What was your 1st car and do you still have it?

2. You’ve been a part of two amazing franchises, the Fast & the Furious and Star Wars. What’s the one franchise that needs you next?

3. What’s the 1st car that is your holy grail and you would do anything for?

4. Favorite director that influenced you?

5. What does the love of your dog mean to you?

6. Favorite type of pizza?

7. Hawaii is where you go when you are broken and your soul needs healing. Where in Hawaii do you love to visit?

8. Favorite film festival?

Sneaking in One More:

Which horror movie did you rent on VHS the most with your friends that influenced this film?

One Big Question:

How did the SAG strike over streaming residuals resonate with you and how has it changed the way you see your art?

The Wrap:

He wants a 68 Mustang Fastback, loves his dog unconditionally and want you to watch his directorial debut Shaky Shivers”, Sung Kang thanks for taking the time to talk with us today.

And that my friends is a Beyond the Mic Short Cut.

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