We sat down with leading man D.C. Douglas to discuss his latest project KILD TV. D.C. has been acting for over twenty years and his resume includes projects like Sharknado 2, the Resident Evil games, and The Bold and the Beautiful with an additional 100+ film/TV credits. In KILD TV he plays late night horror host Milton and his alter ego Dr. Perseco while a mysterious murder kills off his co-workers one by one. We talk with D.C. about playing two sides of one character, cow heads, and voice acting. Time to start the show!
What drew you, as an actor to the project?
What were some of your influences for Milton? What about his on screen persona, Dr. Perseco?
Did you use to watch late night horror hosts on basic cable?
I did when I was very young, but it was in California and, aside from the lovely and iconic Elvira, the other one was Pat McCormick – a local guy who looked like your favorite uncle. Nothing too scary or cheesy with him (or breast-centric)! Though I credit his show with inspiring me to be an actor when I was 7.
Milton wasn’t afraid to get his hands dirty for the sake of his show, were you phased by the various “things” Milton had to play with?
Lol! No, I was delighted! I love to get bloody and gooey! I have done several horror films in the past, primarily with The Asylum, so it’s all fun and games.
What was your favorite scene/s to shoot?
As much as I LOVED working with the rest of the cast (they are so fun, talented and just plain good people) I really dug just being Dr. Perseco on-camera within the movie. I could do that persona as a living. He’s just so delicious.
What is your favorite moment in the movie?
Hey, buddy! No spoilers! But it has something to do with an eyeball…
Was the cow head used in the movie real? What was the reaction from the cast/crew to the scene?
You know what’s funny? I don’t remember now! I mean, the goo was fake but… It all had to be fake… Then again?… As for the crew, I think their reaction was always “don’t get blood on the camera!!!” Lol!
What is next for you?
I have a few films coming out this year; “Smartass” where I play a pervy guy opposite Joey King. “The Shickles,” which is making its’ festival run at the moment, where I play a dense, disillusioned husband. And a film I helped get off the ground through The Asylum, called “Isle of the Dead,” where i’m the villain opposite Joey Lawrence and former WWF Diva Maryse Ouellet Mizanin (Yes, The Miz’s wife). The film is also a subtle wink to the “Resident Evil” video game fans. Yes, we’re talking zombies, baby! That one should be airing on SyFy this summer.
Working on anymore Resident Evil games?
If I was a couldn’t say… But I recommend folks get “Umbrella Corps” when it comes out in May…