Lucky McKee

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Lucky McKee
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McKee in March 2007
Born Edward Lucky McKee
(1975-11-01) November 1, 1975 (age 38)
Jenny Lind, California, U.S.
Occupation Writer, producer, director, actor

Edward Lucky McKee[1] (born November 1, 1975) is an American director, writer, and actor, largely known for the 2002 film May, which has acquired a cult following.[2]

Life and career[edit]

McKee was born in Jenny Lind, California. He has directed Sick Girl, the tenth episode of the first season of the popular Showtime TV series Masters of Horror. He directed the film The Woods, which was released on DVD October 3, 2006. Lucky McKee also co-directed the hard-to-find horror film All Cheerleaders Die, which is not currently in print.[3]

McKee optioned Jack Ketchum's novel The Lost and produced the film adaptation directed by Chris Sivertson. McKee also adapted Ketchum's Red, and co-directed the film, which premiered out of competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival.[4] Shooting was halted when Red was almost completed, with McKee as director, in December, 2006. Shooting resumed in Maryland following a hiatus of more than six months, with a different director, Norwegian Trygve Allister Diesen. No explanation has been offered for the shared directing credit.

In 2013 a remake of All Cheerleaders Die was written and directed by McKee and Chris Sivertson.[5][6]

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