Sure, is in Melissa & Joey and tons of Hallmark channel movies as of late, but the fact of the matter is she's just better than all of that. She's Clarissa. She explained it all to me growing up. She brought to the mainstream with Drive Me Crazy. At let's not forget that movie gave us one of the best pop songs of the 90s. Not only that, she was (and in our hearts remains) Sabrina the Teenage Witch. Now, through the magic of Kickstarter our favorite forever-teenager is looking to star in a saucy romantic comedy called Darci's Walk of Shame. She needs $2 million in pledges. Listen to her plea here:
Here is Melissa's letter to everyone out there:
First of all, I want to thank you so much for checking out this page. We are really excited to be on Kickstarter and even more excited about the prospect of making the movie, “Darci’s Walk of Shame.”
When Tibor gave me this script, I fell in love! With the plot, with the story and with the character. Darci is a very flawed woman who is just looking for love and happiness, not unlike everyone I have ever met. By playing Darci, I will get the chance to once again be in a fun and hilarious Rom-Com much like Drive Me Crazy... only all grown up and having a roll in the hay with the hot actors in the film! For those of you out there that still love and adore Sabrina, Clarissa and my new show Melissa & Joey, I promise that this comedy will deliver the laughs and silliness that you have come to know and expect from me and my taste in projects. I know it seems like a leap of faith but I am asking you to do what Hollywood won't, and that is to take a chance on me as the lead of a romantic comedy film. The more money we raise, the more likely this film will reach numerous movie theaters and impress those same Hollywood execs that have caused a stumbling block in my path to a more serious film career. For more info on the movies plot line and the prizes for your pledge amounts keep reading!
“Darci’s Walk of Shame” is the story of a woman who can’t seem to find the right guy. She’s stuck in a pattern of bad relationships and is constantly under the scrutiny of her entire extended family. When she takes a trip to a tropical resort to attend her sister’s wedding…alone, she makes a snap decision to take a risk and step outside the box and wakes up alone in a stranger’s bed, left to find her way back to her family and take a very long, confusing walk of shame in a ridiculously bright colored taffeta bridesmaid’s gown through the island paradise. Darci spends the rest of the movie trying to undo what she thinks is the biggest mistake of her life.
Why Kickstarter? It’s pretty obvious by now that it can be done (congratulations, Rob and Kristin on your Veronica Mars success)! Like them, we are happy to have an agreement for our movie to be distributed for us by the great people at Millennium Entertainment. What does that mean? It means that with your help, we have a very good chance that you will see “Darci’s Walk of Shame” at a theater near you! And then in the privacy of your home.
We’re planning to film ‘Darci’ in a place where you can make a movie for 2 million (well, a little less after the fees collected by the Kickstarter people). Somewhere like Thailand or the Caribbean. We’ll keep you informed. Please know if we are lucky enough to raise the money, any money over our target goal will go directly into the budget of the movie. No one is getting rich on this one! A few more dollars could mean a better supporting cast, maybe even a black cat! (Maybe not) Just be aware that every dollar you pledge will make this the best film it can be.
So to recap: “Darci’s Walk of Shame.” Funny, sexy, screwball, adult, romantic comedy. No magic. No black cat. Enormous fun. Need your help! Spead the word! Thank you from the bottom of my Hart!