When rumors first began to swirl about Dana being killed off of The L Word, it was speculated to be due to Erin Daniels‘ desire to make more movies (because her part in Rob Zombie‘s House of 1000 Corpses was so ideal).
Of course, Ilene Chaiken finally fessed up, telling the New York Times that putting Dana through a horrible, fatal battle with breast cancer was “a story I believe in, and it’s a story we’re going to tell.”
While we may never forgive Ilene, we can rejoice in the fact that
In Portland, Daniels plays Amy who finds herself connected to the death of a man named Patrick. Shooting begins in late winter for the film, which also stars Jonathan Caouette, Steve Martini, Renee Victor and David Carradine.
The description of the film from the press release is as follows:
Vague, but intriguing, nonetheless. Did I mention it stars Erin Daniels? The other plus: The music will be put together by supervisor (and out lesbian) Cheryl Singletary, owner of the indie music licensing company Sugarbomb.
Portland may not sound like the feel-good movie of the year, but it will be interesting to see Daniels in a serious role, other than her brief stints on television shows like Jericho, CSI:NY and Swingtown. It will also be great to see her not being killed by cancer or cannibals.
Erin with some swinging pals on “Swingtown”
Keep posted on Portland‘s progress at the official website, www.portlandthefilm.com.