A boy band zombie Western mashup original movie…
Starring members of Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, 98 Degrees and O-Town...
DEAD 7 premieres on SYFY April 1st
Syfy’s latest genre-bending original movie, DEAD 7 – a boy band zombie Western – will premiere on Friday, April 1 at 8PM ET/PT.
That’s right, everybody throw your hands up in the air because the post-apocalyptic, zombie Western mashup flick – from the makers of SHARKNADO – stars members of beloved, world famous boy bands Backstreet Boys, *NSYNC, 98 Degrees and O-Town!
DEAD 7 tells the story of a ragtag band of gunslingers who team up to rid a small town of a zombie plague in the post-apocalyptic West. The two-hour movie is headlined by Backstreet Boys’ Nick Carter (last season’s “Dancing with the Stars” runner-up), playing Jack, the reluctant hero who unites the town’s outlaws in a showdown against the zombie menace.
Also starring in DEAD 7 are Carrie Keagan (“Reno 911!”);Carter’s wife, actress Lauren Kitt-Carter, Backstreet Boys AJ McLean and Howie Dorough; *NSYNC’s Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick; 98 Degrees’ Jeff Timmons; O-Town’s Erik-Michael Estrada, Jacob Underwood, Trevor Penick and Dan Miller; Debra Wilson (“MadTV”); Frenchie Davis (Season 2 “American Idol,” and “The Voice” Season 1 semifinalist); Gerardo Mejía (of “Rico Suave” fame); Everclear’s Art Alexakis and Grammy winner Jon Secada.
DEAD 7 is a co-production between Carter and The Asylum (SHARKNADO, Z NATION). Producers for The Asylum are Paul Bales, David Michael Latt and David Rimawi. The DEAD 7 story is by Carter, with a screenplay by Sawyer Perry.
Talk Show Host, Actress, Comedienne, Producer and Entrepreneur, Carrie Keagan made her splashy debut online becoming one of the first “YouTube Sensations” and has, since, gone on to become one of television’s most sought after personalities. Most recently, Keagan was host and producer of VH1’s Emmy Award winning live daily morning talk show, “Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan.”
In Fall 2016, she’ll be joining the 15th season of NBC’s Celebrity Apprentice hosted by Arnold Schwarzenegger; her fifth collaboration with Executive Producer by Mark Burnett. As well as, releasing her first book “Everybody Curses, I Swear!” from St. Martin’s Press in September. Prior to that she’ll be seen starring as the lead in the Syfy Channel feature film DEAD7, set to premiere this April.
Most recently, Keagan was host and producer of VH1’s Emmy Award winning live daily morning talk show, Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan. Her comedic re-invention of the morning talk show cemented her place on the Television landscape by launching VH1’s first ever morning show franchise and longest running talk show to date. She also launched the show’s weekly counterpart, Big Evening Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan becoming one of only a select group of people to host a morning show and prime time talk show at the same time. Both shows were defined by Keagan’s boundless energy, effortless comedic style and a smart yet twisted brand of celebrity interview she has become known for. Keagan brought her trademark fresh and fearless approach to over 3 years of Big Morning Buzz Live, playfully dubbed “the morning show for people who hate mornings.”
Keagan is also an entrepreneur and online video pioneer having co-founded one of the original and most successful digital networks and YouTube channels “No Good TV.” NGTV was one of the first 25 premium channel partners on YouTube and remains a leading entertainment destination to this day. As the lead anchor, writer and producer, Keagan has well over 9,000 celebrity interviews to her credit. Affectionately referred to as “The Naughty Critic,” she has amassed an impressive list of exclusive and uncensored sit-downs with some of the biggest stars on the planet, garnering her a giant fan base with well over 2 BILLION views online. Behind the scenes, Keagan is a creative force having produced numerous television programs and live specials as well as over two dozen digital shows.
Recently she hosted TNT’s All Star All Style Fashion Competition Executive Produced by LeBron James and Kevin Hart. Previously she hosted Mob Wives: The Sit Down, a post show for the highest rated show on VH1, Mob Wives; Bates Motel: After Hours, the post show for A&E hit series; as well as hosting Mark Burnett’s, Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp for VH1. She is a Special Correspondent for the nationally syndicated newsmagazine show EXTRA and is a frequent guest and contributor on the Steve Harvey show from NBC Syndication. She produced and hosted two seasons of VH1 Classic’s “One Hit Wonders” which was the highest rated series ever shown on the network. Similarly, Carrie’s 10 appearances as co-host of G4’s “Attack of the Show” were the 10 highest rated episodes in the show’s history.
Keagan has appeared on the couches of The Wendy Williams Show, The Talk, Rachael Ray, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Chelsea Lately, Katie, Bethenny, Dr. Drew, Access Hollywood Live, Maury, Red Eye, Showbiz Tonight and Joy Behar. She has hosted the Fox Teen Choice Awards Red Carpet as well as the Critics’ Choice Movie Awards Red Carpet, Spike TV Video Game Awards, VH1 Divas and The Daily 10 (E!) as well as the VH1’s Pepsi Super Bowl FanJam and GRAMMY Night Live. She has also co-anchored live Emmy, Oscar and Golden Globe red carpet coverage for TV Guide Network. She has also appeared on the dais of the New York Friars’ Club Roasts of both, comedy icon, Jack Black and, NFL legend, Boomer Esiason.
Keagan’s acting credits include a recurring role in the Comedy Central series Reno 911! and cameos in the blockbuster films Superbad and The Hangover. Her other film credits include Universal’s American Pie: Book of Love and Smokin’ Aces: Assassin’s Ball. In 2014, she appeared in the feature films in V/H/S: Viral and Badpuss: A Popumentary as well as the lead in the horror short Dinner directed by the Brothers Reidell for Legendary Entertainment and Guillermo Del Toro, and in Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds music video Do The Damage. She recently wrapped production as the lead in two feature films, the horror thrillers Fetish Factory and The Fiancé. She’ll next be seen as the female lead opposite Backstreet Boy Nick Carter in Syfy Channel’s boy-band zombie Western Dead 7, set to premiere in April 2016.
Keagan has written for VANITY FAIR and PEOPLE and, is preparing for the release of her first book from St. Martin’s Press, “Everybody Curses, I Swear!” Uncensored Tales from the Hollywood Trenches due out on September 20th, 2016.
Keagan recently became a SKYBALLS Ambassador for the Male Cancer Awareness Campaign. She splits her time between New York City and Los Angeles and is a stern advocate for the The Humane Society of the United States. Follow Carrie at @CarrieKeagan or visit her official website at www.carriekeagan.com.
She's been called vulgar, crass, sophomoric, offensive and dirty...and that was just in one article. But there's so much more to Talk Show Host, Internet Entrepreneur and original YouTube sensation, Carrie Keagan. You may know her as host, writer and producer of VH1's hit morning show Big Morning Buzz Live with Carrie Keagan, but before Judd Apatow made being dirty mainstream and Will Ferrell challenged the world to be Funny or Die, she was pioneering the R-rated, A-List celebrity digital video to an audience of tens of millions on one of the first and most successful YouTube networks ever, No Good TV. She's turned swearing into an art-form and invited all of Hollywood to join in.
Some women fuck their way to the top but she "fucked" her way to the top. Her naughty interviews with Hollywood's elite are the stuff of legend, earning her the nickname "Barbara Walters on Acid and redbull." She's gone toe-to-toe with virtually every celebrity in the world and, luckily, she's been taking notes. Get ready for all the juicy, behind-the-scenes stories from the biggest stars in the world as she shares her journey from being a bullied kid from Buffalo to Hollywood's most fearless host. After 8,000 interviews, 2 billion views online, her own national TV show, and countless appearances, she's got some crazy stories to tell.
Everybody Curses, I Swear! is the quintessential book on the wonderful world of potty-mouthed depravity inside Hollywood!