I wanted to tell a story that was inherently human but portray it through a character that is not. I thought the element of the protagonist being a groundhog would add needed comedy to the story, but would also allow the viewer to sympathize with something that we don't see portrayed on-screen every day. I also wanted to do my best at showing a realistic sibling relationship on-screen to mirror some instances I encountered growing up with a younger brother. Familial struggle ultimately motivated the final product that I believe gives a hopeful ending for our main character.
Hey, I'm Mal. Nice to meet you. I'm an actor and writer. I've been passionate about both since I was young. I hope I can connect with others who are also zealous about the same things! Other important things to know: I'm a Scorpio, a cat lover, and a staunch supporter of the erotic thriller genre. more...
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