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Victor Crowley to take on Cassie Hack!

It was announced at San Diego Comic-Con today that HATCHET’s Victor Crowley would be the next villain to face off with Cassie Hack in the hit comic series HACK/SLASH.  This marks the first time that Victor Crowley will appear in comic form as well as the first collaboration between HACK/SLASH creator Tim Seeley and HATCHET creator Adam Green.

“I’ve been in love with Cassie Hack since I first read an issue of Hack/Slash”, says Green.  ”When Tim Seeley approached me about having Victor Crowley face-off with Cassie and Vlad I think it was probably the quickest and most enthusiastic “YES” I’ve ever given.  It is an honor to be included in such a fantastic series and I’m personally geeking out looking at my Hack/Slash collection and knowing that a character I created will soon be part of it.”

Seeley says, “I’ve wanted to work with Adam Green since I saw the tagline on the HATCHET poster. “Old School American Horror.” I knew Adam got it. As a fan of Adam’s work, I’m psyched to have my comic creations go bat to hatchet with one of the greatest indy horror icons of all time!”

HACK/SLASH Annual Number Three (“Hatchet/Slash”) from Image Comics will hit stores in November .  Below are the three covers released at Comic-Con.  Visit www.imagecomics.com for more details.

Adam Green’s San Diego Comic-Con appearance schedule…

Adam Green will be appearing at San Diego Comic-Con next weekend at these select events:

Friday July 22nd 1:30-2:30pm @ the ZeroFriends Booth # 5502 (located on the main convention floor inside the “A” entrance): Adam Green and artist Alex Pardee will be giving away and signing free posters for their upcoming documentary project DIGGING UP THE MARROW as well as signing anything else you want to bring for them to sign.

Friday July 22nd  7:30pm: The CHILLERAMA sneak preview at the Gaslamp 15 Cinemas complex (701 5th Street).  This event is for ticket holders and those that won tickets through Dread Central’s contest only.

Saturday 1:30-2:30pm: The IMAGE COMICS Panel (location TBA).  Though Adam Green will not be appearing, an announcement of a new comic project he is doing will be made here for those that want to hear it first and see the cover art revealed.

Saturday 9:00-10:00pm in Room 9: the DO IT YOURSELF FILMMAKING Panel featuring Troma’s Lloyd Kaufman, ArieScope’s Adam Green, actor Lance Henriksen (ALIENS, THE TERMINATOR), Brian Taylor (GHOST RIDER) and more.

Meet Adam Green & Alex Pardee at Comic-Con! Get a free DIGGING UP THE MARROW poster!

It was announced earlier this week that director Adam Green and artist Alex Pardee will be teaming up for DIGGING UP THE MARROW, a documentary look at monster art and the reality behind the horrific fantasies.  Below you’ll find the official teaser poster for the project which has already begun its first phase of production but is not expected to be completed until 2013.

Fans attending next week’s San Diego Comic-Con can meet both Adam Green and Alex Pardee in person when they sign these limited FREE teaser posters on Friday July 22nd at the ZeroFriends booth (#5502) located on the main convention floor inside the “A” entrance.  The signing will only be from 1:30pm – 2:30pm so don’t be late.

Note: As always, Green and Pardee will also sign anything else that you bring for them to sign (DVDs, prints, posters, T-shirts, etc) but please be considerate to other fans in-line and try to have your items ready to be signed quickly and easily.

See CHILLERAMA at San Diego Comic Con!

The first chance to get a glimpse at CHILLERAMA is here!  Image Entertainment and Dread Central are proud to present a special sneak-preview screening of CHILLERAMA on Friday July 22, 2011 at San Diego Comic Con.  The film will be presented in person by directors Adam Green, Tim Sullivan, Adam Rifkin, and Joe Lynch at the Gaslamp 15 Cinemas 701 5th Avenue in San Diego.  How do you get a seat?  Just send an email to media@image-entertainment.com with your full name and mailing address… and then cross your fingers and pray to the Gods of bad taste cinema that you are selected!  Winners will be notified via email.

A new “Green’s Blog” has been posted

Adam Green has updated his blog with several updates on new ArieScope projects.  Check it out in “Green’s Blog” here on ariescope.com.

CHILLERAMA scores distribution and a Fall release in the US!

IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT SCARES UP THE ULTIMATE MIDNIGHT MOVIE WITH CHILLERAMA

Quartet of Acclaimed Directors Includes Adam Rifkin, Tim Sullivan, Adam Green and Joe Lynch

CHATSWORTH, CA – Image Entertainment, Inc. has acquired all distribution rights to the horror anthology film CHILLERAMA, the ultimate midnight movie. Plans call for a theatrical and potential “road show” release in early fall, with VOD and DVD targeted for latter Q4. The announcement was made by Image Entertainment’s Chief Acquisition Officer, Bill Bromiley.

“This title is a nightmare come true for anyone who loves horror films, twisted humor, and skilled film making,” said Bromiley.  “CHILLERAMA,and its foursome of fierce film makers, presents a bloody-good cinematic love letter to fans.”

“The four directors of CHILLERAMA are as much fans of horror film as they are filmmakers,” said Mark Ward, Vice President of Acquisitions, Image Entertainment. “I’m thrilled that Image is partnered with them to bring this very special film to audiences everywhere.”

Produced by ArieScope Pictures and in the spirit of classic “omnibus” films like Dead of Night, Tales From the Crypt, Creepshow and Twilight Zone: The Movie, with four vignettes that not only celebrate the golden age of B horror schlock but also nearly the entire history of horror cinema itself, CHILLERAMA offers something for every bad taste.  With titles like “Wadzilla,” “I Was A Teenage Werebear,” The Diary of Anne Frankenstein,” and “Zom-B-Movie,” CHILLERAMA features appearances by Joel David Moore (AvatarHatchet), Lin Shaye (Insidious), Ray Wise (X-Men: First Class), Kane Hodder (Hatchet and Hatchet II), Eric Roberts (The Dark KnightSharktopus) and more cameos than one can (body)count.  From the depraved minds of directors Adam Rifkin (Detroit Rock City, The Dark Backward), Tim Sullivan (2001 Maniacs, Driftwood), Adam Green (Hatchet, Frozen), and Joe Lynch (Wrong Turn 2, Knights of Badassdom), CHILLERAMA is a festival of gore, guts, goofiness and good times.

It’s the closing night at the last drive-in theater in America and Cecil B. Kaufman (Richard Riehle, Bridesmaids, Hatchet) has planned the ultimate marathon of lost film prints to unleash upon his faithful cinephile patrons.  Four films so rare that they have never been exhibited publicly on American soil until this very night!  What could possibly go wrong?

For more information, check out www.chilleramafilm.com.

About ArieScope Pictures

ArieScope Pictures is a feature film and television production company based in Los Angeles. Founded in 1998 by writer/director Adam Green, cinematographer Will Barratt, and producer Cory Neal, ArieScope Pictures has become a leader in original independent genre film production bringing titles to the screen such as HATCHET, HATCHET 2, FROZEN, GRACE, and SPIRAL. For more information on ArieScope Pictures, please visit www.ariescope.com.

About Image Entertainment

Image Entertainment, Inc. is a leading independent licensee and distributor of entertainment programming in North America, with approximately 3,200 exclusive DVD titles and approximately 340 exclusive CD titles in domestic release and more than 450 programs internationally via sublicense agreements. For many of its titles, the Company has exclusive audio and broadcast rights, as well as digital download rights to over 2,100 video programs and approximately 400 audio titles containing more than 6,000 individual tracks. The Company is headquartered in Chatsworth, California. For more information about Image Entertainment, Inc., please go to www.image-entertainment.com.

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