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Air Dates: Updated through February 17 (02-04-24)

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Upcoming Projects

The Great Nick D

David Selby is slated to appear in The Great Nick D, the latest film project from director Ansel Faraj (Loon Lake, Todd Tarantula). The film is described as "A sweet-natured comedy following a washed up 90's porn star now a Venice Beach nobody, who gets a second chance to restart his mainstream acting career in order to win back the Oscar nominated actress girlfriend from his past." The Great Nick D is directed by Ansel Faraj and Nathan Wilson and produced by Faraj, Wilson, and Kelly Kitko. It will premiere in late February at the 2024 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. The festival film program and tickets will be available on Saturday, February 10.

Latest Releases

Todd Tarantula

In June 2022, David began work on Todd Tarantula, a new feature film from the creative team behind Loon Lake. The film is written and directed by Ansel Faraj. Hollinsworth Productions describes Todd Tarantula as "A psychedelic journey across Los Angeles, following the fever-dream account of antihero Todd Tarantula who must navigate his way through the darkness of the city."

Todd Tarantula cast photo

Pictured in the cast photo above, from left to right, are: Nathan Wilson as Barracuda, Kelly Kitko as Lady Salome, Fernando Alvarez as Muerte Roberto, Emma West as Jabez, Douglas Eames as Wallander Tarantula, Ethan Walker as Todd Tarantula, Brittany Hoza as Andromeda Stone, and David Selby as Lucifer Grey.

Todd Tarantula was an Official Selection of the 2023 Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. David won Best Supporting Actor for his performance. The film screened at the festival on March 1 at LA Live in Downtown Los Angeles.

Todd Tarantula began streaming on Vimeo on Demand on Friday, March 3. You can also stream it for free on TubiTV. A Blu-ray edition (paid link to Amazon) was released on June 6, 2023.

Watch the official trailer below.

Additional images related to Todd Tarantula are located in the Photos section of the site.

A Casualty of Indifference

A Casualty of Indifference

A Casualty of Indifference is David's latest novel.

Drugs shatter a loving family when Mary Ellen Heater’s grandfather discovers her body while searching for cans and bottles at the local garbage dump. A tale of murder, drugs, and dirty dealing expose the terrible opioid problem crushing American families everywhere.

Mary Ellen Heater’s grandfather discovers a body while searching for cans and bottles at the local garbage dump. On closer inspection, he recognizes the body as his oldest granddaughter, Mary Ellen’s sister. It appeared to him that she had been shot twice in the head at close range. The grandfather’s discovery leaves the family shattered. Against her father’s wishes, a devastated Mary Ellen, determined to solve her sister’s murder, convinces her older brother to persuade the local kingpin of a known ‘drugs for guns’ place called “Deadend,” where her brother works, to hire her. She does not inform her brother why she wants the job, other than needing money. She does not mention her determination to gain information that will help solve her sister’s murder. Mary Ellen puts her promising singing aspirations on hold and with her grandfather’s help, she sets out on her quest to avenge her sister’s murder…which will have ramifications for the whole community.

The novel received an Honorable Mention in the General Fiction category from the 2019 Paris Book Festival.

A Casualty of Indifference is available in print and Kindle formats from Amazon (paid links). Signed copies of this book, along with other selections, are available through David's official site.

Dark Shadows Audio Dramas from Big Finish

David has reprised the role of Quentin Collins in Big Finish's ongoing series of new Dark Shadows audio dramas.

Dark Shadows Bloodline

The latest release with David is the Dark Shadows miniseries Bloodline which focuses on the marriage of David Collins and Amy Jennings and features the return of Dr. Julia Hoffman with Julie Newmar stepping into the role.

Recent Appearances and Projects

Terror at Collinwood Celebrates Quentin Collins' 55th Anniversary

On December 16, 2023, David joined Penny Dreadful on the Terror at Collinwood podcast to mark the 55th anniversary of the debut of Quentin Colliins on Dark Shadows.

Subscribe and listen to Terror at Collinwood at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, IHeartRadio, YouTube, Pandora, Google Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts.

In Your Corner

Dark Shadows alums Kathryn Leigh Scott, David Selby, and Susan Sullivan returned to Smartphone Theatre in In Your Corner, Sullivan's sequel to 2022's What Friends Do, once again under the direction of Asaad Kelada.

In Your Corner Poster

In Your Corner finds lifelong friends Bevi (Sullivan), Ruth (Scott), and Max (Selby) sharing their broken hearts over the loss of Harry (portrayed in What Friends Do by the late Mitch Ryan) when they too recognize their own ticking clock which comes with some startling trepidations and discoveries. In Your Corner will pull your heartstrings while challenging you to reach out and hug those you call family, no matter the distance.

Watch below.

Be sure to check out David's previous appearances on Smartphone Theatre as well: