“Hell House LLC” Director Stephen Cognetti and Producer Joe Bandelli Interview

Hell House LLC 3: Lake of Fire is the latest Shudder Exclusive film, and the final entry to the Hell House LLC trilogy. On this episode we are joined by the Hell House LLC writer and director Stephen Cognetti and producer Joe Bandelli. Lake of Fire takes place over 8 years after the disappearance of the original Hell House crew. A new investor has taken ownership of the once abandoned hotel for his interactive theater. But after strange occurrences arise, could his team suffer the same fate as the original Hell House.

Hell House LLC was the feature debut for director Stephen Cognetti. His previous work includes the shorts Thomas Jefferson Lives and Caravia Nights. Cognetti is also the writer and director for the Hell House sequels The Abaddon Hotel and Lake of Fire.

Joe Bandelli is a credited producer on all three Hell House LLC films. Along with producing the Hell House films, Bandelli is also an accredited director and actor. He is the director and star of Seclusion, a 2015 horror film. Bandelli has numerous credits as a producer of live events and television specials.

Hell House LLC 3: Lake of Fire is available now on Shudder. You can check out our full review of the film here!

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Casey Kelderman found a love for film at a very early age. One of his earliest memories of watching movies was the original Star Wars trilogy on VHS. Casey graduated from The University of Sioux Falls in 2017. At USF Casey produced weekly movie reviews and hosted a radio show. He graduated with a degree in Media Studies. Skills he learned in college have allowed him to help create Back Lot 605. He has produced and directed 4 short films. His favorite films include Halloween, Monty Python and the Holy Grail, and Die Hard.
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