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Michael Nardelli is the founder of Felt Films, a full-service production company devoted to the creation of original feature films, graphic novels, television series and web content. He has sold projects to Netflix, Amazon, Tribeca Film, and many others.


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CIRCLE (2015)

October 17, 2015

A Vicious Circle of Liars: A Film Review

Circle is a psychological horror feature. From Taggart Productions and Votiv Films, the film stars Julie Benz (Saw V), Mercy Malick, Autumn Federici and Michael Nardelli. Circle had its World Premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival, in May of 2015. And, Circle is a compelling feature that looks at people's inherent biases, in a psychological fashion. The characters are diverse, but most of their motivations are unified by their will to survive. Though, some find their own demise a little quicker than others. Overall, the film is an entertaining feature. But, the social message is a little disconcerting; dishonesty has its rewards.

October 16, 2015

Star Michael Nardelli Votes on Who Lives and Who Dies in ‘Circle’

Who dies next?

That’s the horrifying question posed to a group of captives in “Circle,” the psychological thriller directed by Aaron Hann and Mario Miscione (“The Vault”).

September 15, 2015

Talent Monthly - Michael Nardelli

Michael Nardelli stars in Circle, which premiered recently at the Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF). The psychological-thriller film, co-starring Julie Benz and Carter Jenkins, tells of five strangers who wake up to find themselves in an inward facing circle.

July 23, 2015

Michael Nardelli Talks Cerebral Sci-Fi and Upcoming Thriller Circle

In a exclusive interview, Pooya shoots the breeze with actor/writer/producer/director/future superhero Michael Nardelli about the upcoming psychological thriller “Circle,” favorite properties in the vein of cerebral science fiction, his advice to aspiring actor/filmmakers and much more.

July 15, 2015

Michael Nardelli talks upcoming film “Circle”

Michael Nardelli has grown up knowing what he loved. Acting. Slowly he has worked his way up the entertainment ladder and we can now see him in the upcoming film “Circle”. We talked with Nardelli about “Circle”, rumors of producing the film ‘The Girl Who Conned the Ivy League”, and more. and his upcoming films. This is what he had to say!

July 15, 2015

Interview: ‘Michael Nardelli’ Talks New Movie Circle, Zac Efron’s Abs And American Crime Story

Michael Nardelli is an actor, producer, writer and director. He has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood including Zac Efron and Demi Moore. He has a new movie coming out called Circle and will be on the second episode of American Crime Story. We talked about all this.

July 09, 2015

Interview with Producer and Star of "The Circle" Michael Nardelli

Michael Nardelli is a rising star. The versatile actor whose credits include Hart of Dixie, Nashville, Revenge and The Client List is not only one of Hollywood’s most sought after performers, but he recently has added producer to his long list of credits with his latest project “The Circle”. I talked to him recently about his career and  about “The Circle.”

June 02, 2015

Circle: Back to Thought-Provoking Sci-Fi…Producer/Actor Michael Nardelli Talks To SGS

Dig if you will the picture of you and I waking up in a black void. We’re standing on discreet red dots, two amongst many, each holding a person, 48 others, all of us arranged in two concentric circles. In the middle is a black orb, and on the floor around that orb is a bristle of white arrows, one tip pointed at each person.

May 12, 2015

Interview with Michael Nardelli star of Circle

If you read my articles frequently, you are probably aware I have spoken ad nauseam about my dislike for the torture and gore filled romps being passed off as horror films these days. I’m not saying Circle is necessarily a horror film, although I guess you could potentially view it that way. The comparison which can be made however, is the game like nature of Circle and films such as Saw. In both cases you have people trapped in a room and the only way to get out is to make some sort of sacrifice. In Circle, each character has the opportunity to vote to send one of the 49 other people trapped with them to their death. The film has a “game” just as intriguing as it’s predecessors, with none of the stomach turning mutilation. 

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November 19, 2015

Review: Dennis Doesn’t Live Here Anymore

Somewhere along the line we all became jaded. Maybe the word “all” is a stretch, but a large segment us who grew up during the 80’s and 90’s, understand the world we grew up in isn’t exactly the world we became adults into.

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November 11, 2011

Kate Bosworth Performance a Revelation Says ‘Another Happy Day’s’ Michael Nardelli

Sam Levinson’s “Another Happy Day” boasts a cast including Ellen Barkin, Demi Moore, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Burstyn and George Kennedy — but it’s Kate Bosworth’s performance that stunned her costar and producer on the film, Michael Nardelli

May 13, 2011

Cannes: 'Another Happy Day' For Phase 4

Phase 4 Films has acquired domestic rights to Another Happy Day, writer-director Sam Levinson’s dark comedy about a dysfunctional family that won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The film — starring Ellen Barkin, Demi Moore, Kate Bosworth, Thomas Haden Church, Ezra Miller and Ellen Burstyn — is set to go out in the fall, with the theatrical release spearheaded by industry veteran David Dinerstein.

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