The name "Godkiller" should ring a bell as we've been talking about the transmedia series of graphic novels, illustrated films, and novels for about five years, and now it's entering yet another phase as an indie weekly comic.
It is time again to get abducted to South Africa's Celludroid Film Festival! In addition to a wide range of exciting sci-fi, anime, and fantasy movies, this year will feature special visiting guest director Richard Stanley (with his movies, documentaries, short films, and new book), and for the first time short film collections will be part of the line-up.
Halo-8 Entertainment announced today that its sci-fi/horror adventure Godkiller and Giallo-style horror The Long Knives are the first Halo-8 comics to be released digitally as part of the recently announced partnership between the studio and innovative digital comics provider Graphic.ly. Read on for the details! From the Press Release:
Fans of the illustrated film Godkiller should be happy to hear that Godkiller 2: Tomorrow's Ashes is on its way. As we learned from @GodkillerSeries on Twitter, production on the sequel "has officially begun"!
More news coming out of the New York Comic Con, this time involving comic/illustrated film pioneers Halo-8, who are joining forces with Graphic.ly Inc. for digital distribution of Halo-8's comic books. If you're at the Con and want to learn more, you can stop by Graphic.ly's booth, where Halo-8's Matt Pizzolo and actress Nicki Clyne are appearing on Saturday, October 9th.
The road from concept to comic to DVD/Blu-ray has been a long, rocky one for the illustrated film Godkiller, mainly because demand has been so high that Halo-8 Entertainment simply hasn't been able to keep up. To make up for the postponement of the Blu-ray release to a still yet to be determined date, company President Matt Pizzolo (who also wrote and directed the film) has announced that purchasers of the standard-def DVD will be entitled to a free Godkiller Blu-ray.
Posters from Halo-8's Godkiller Spinoff Series Adventures in Outer City & Exclusive Clip from Walk Among Us
During Halo-8 Entertainment's Saturday night panel "Illustrated Films & Comics" at the recently concluded San Diego Comic-Con, writer/director Matt Pizzolo made the announcement that breakout hit comic book and illustrated film Godkiller is making the leap to franchise status with the production of a spin-off series, Godkiller: Adventures in Outer City.
As we reported previously, Halo-8 has taken Matt Pizzolo's "illustrated film" Godkiller on the road via its own You-Demand-It Theatrical Tour, and if you live in or around the Grand Rapids, Michigan, area, you could win a pair of tickets to the June 4th screening.
Halo-8 and Matt Pizzolo's "illustrated film" Godkiller has added eight cities to its You-Demand-It Theatrical Tour, and in addition word has come down from their VOD partner, Gravitas Ventures, that 19 of the 20 major cable VOD providers have selected the film for their summer programming, ensuring it will be available in over 75 million homes starting May 25th.
As we reported previously, Halo-8's full feature length version of Matt Pizzolo's "illustrated film" Godkiller: Walk Among Us will premiere at Chicago's C2E2 on April 16 following the company's panel at the show, and now comes word on who exactly will be participating in said panel.
The third and final episode of Matt Pizzolo's "illustrated film" Godkiller: Walk Among Us is being released April 20th, but that's not the biggest news. Halo-8 has announced the full-length feature version will premiere at Chicago's C2E2 (the new comic-con/pop-culture mega-event produced by the team behind NY Comic-Con), and to celebrate, they have put together a new trailer!
Episode 2 of Matt Pizzolo's "illustrated film" Godkiller: Walk Among Us was released today, and in honor of the occasion Halo-8 has provided us with a preview clip featuring the one and only Lance Henriksen.
Its release date got pushed back a bit, but tomorrow, January 26th, Episode 2 of Matt Pizzolo's "illustrated film" Godkiller: Walk Among Us hits retail store shelves, and we've got your first look at the DVD box art and a list of the specs.
Lots of goodies are hitting DVD and Blu-ray this week including the better than it should have been Saw VI, the second installment of Matt Pizzolo's Godkiller: Walk Among Us, Frank Henenlotter's return to form Bad Biology, and our pick of the week, Canada's claustrophobic Pontypool.
Innovative, risk-taking indie studio Halo-8 recently enlisted stylist Aubrie Davis (formerly a manager at Hot Topic and H&M stores) to join the team as Creative Director and launch Halo-8's newly minted apparel division H8LA. To celebrate the occasion, H8LA has provided Dread Central with a couple of exclusive photos from its Godkiller clothing line modeled by none other than genre legend Bill Moseley.