Splinter Trailer (2008) from Toby Wilkins on Vimeo.
IMTA alum Jill Wagner's new feature film Splinter is premiering today at this year's annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival in Hollywood! You can get a sneak peak by watching the trailer above! Splinter is getting rave reviews! Fangoria.com says Splinter is,"one of the year's best independent horror films." The famed horror magazine and website Fangoria is also hosting a free screening in New York City on October 24th so click through on the link for all the details!
Jill plays Polly Watt, the female lead in the film. A leading horror site describes the plot as, "The creature-feature is set in and around a quiet gas station on a lonely freeway, where a terrifying virus-like monster inhabits the bodies of its victims and drives them with a relentless lust for blood. The virus monster twists the bodies of its prey into the shapes best suited to carry out its unrelenting desire to infect more victims and kill again."
Jill competed at IMTA in Los Angeles in 2001 where she won Female Model of the Year! Many people know Jill as the Lincoln Mercury car girl as she has done many ad campaigns for the auto giant. She has a new Mercury commercial playing nation-wide! She played an operative on fellow IMTA alum Ashton Kutcher's hilarious show Punk'd and while on the show she punk'd Katie Holmes, yet another IMTA alum! Her television roles include Monk, Dr. Vegas, starring as Larrin in Stargate Atlantis, Blade: The Series, and she starred in the independent films Junebug and Shifted. Jill was a co-host of the hit reality summer series, Wipeout!
Check it out if you dare!