LURK (2017) is a Fray fan film directed by Vincent Valentin for Loot Crate Studios. Based on the characters created by Joss Whedon. Starring Stefanie Woodburn as “Melaka Fray”, Hutchi Hancock, Corey Page, Nick de Graffenreid, Noah Hunt, Tamiko Brownlee, Carolyn Feres, and Alexander Ward. LURK was financed via a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign (here).

In every generation there is a Chosen One. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the Slayer. Based on the characters created by Joss Whedon, this fan-film imagines one night in the futuristic city of Haddyn and the 19-year-old Slayer, Melaka Fray.

Not rated. 6:51 run time.

My thoughts… LURK is based on Joss Whedon’s comic book series Fray (2001-03), a spin-off of Whedon’s TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). Fray is set in the future and revolves around a 19-year-old vampire slayer named Melaka Fray. If you haven’t read Fray, don’t let that deter you from watching this action-packed fan film! Stefanie Woodburn is awesome as Melaka Fray – as is stunt woman Tamiko Brownlee as Melaka Fray’s stunt double! LURK, as it stands, is perfect for an action triple feature with POPBOOM‘s two live-action comic book fan films: Robyn Hood: I Love NY and Dead@17 Rebirth! However, I’m hoping that Vincent Valentin and Loot Crate Studios continue Melaka Fray’s story in a LURK web series!

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