Dan Myrick who directed the 1999 cult horror flick is now working on a new web show called The Strand, that takes the cinema verite elements used in Blair Witch and adapts them to a webisodic format.
The Strand takes place in Venice Beach near Los Angeles and centers around the natives, such as waiters, homeless bums and a skate punk who tries to score pot.
Myrick sees The Strand as a modern day soap opera but instead of scripts, hes hired people with good improv skills in hopes of capturing moments that are unforeseen and unpredictable.
Consequently, not every episode is plot driven. A waiter seen briefly in one show might be the focus of another and while some plots will be resolved, others will go on forever.
The Strand debuts on March 15 at www.strandvenice.com and while the premiere episode is free, subsequent episodes will cost 99 cents each to view.
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