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Lovely Sara Paxton, the genre’s latest “It Girl” following
her memorable turns in the LAST HOUSE ON THE LEFT remake and last summer’s
SHARK NIGHT, really comes into her own in Ti West’s THE INNKEEPERS (now on VOD; opening in select theaters February 3).
FANGORIA’s Tony Timpone caught up with Paxton in NYC to talk about her starring
role in the haunted hotel flick, produced by the fiends at Glass Eye Pix and
Dark Sky Films. (You can check out our exclusive chats with West here,
here and here).
In part one of our Paxton interview (shot and edited by Bill Hall), the
23-year-old, California-born actress talks about her INNKEEPERS character and
how she really feels about those mysterious things that go bump in the night.
In THE INNKEEPERS, the venerable Yankee Pedlar Inn (an actual
hotel in Connecticut) is about to shut its doors for good after over a century
of service. Believed by many to be one of New England’s “most haunted hotels,”
the last remaining employees – daffy Claire (Paxton) and sardonic Luke (Pat
Healy) - are determined to uncover proof before the place closes for good. As
the Inn’s final days draw near, odd guests check in as the pair of minimum wage
“ghost hunters” begins to experience strange and alarming events that may
ultimately cause them to be mere footnotes in the hotel’s long unexplained
Stop back tomorrow for more of our Paxton interview. You can
read Fango’s INNKEEPERS review right here and pick up FANGORIA #309 (on sale now) for our exclusive visit to the set! And
keep track of THE INNKEEPERS theatrical playdates here.
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