As we all know, Immortals opens this Friday, 11/11/11, to much fanfare and excitement. However, we’ve got some new info for you that should make your Immortals viewing experience even more enjoyable. Have your iPhone or iPad primed, and get ready for Immortals: Gods and Heroes HD, an amazing, eye-popping app that gives you a graphic novel and the film’s back story in a way you’ve never seen before!
Just by taking a look at the teaser trailer for Immortals: Gods and Heroes HD below, you’ll see what you get from this app. Aside from an amazing graphic novel, there are ten prequel stories, peel-away panels, and all the behind-the-scenes entertainment you can handle. And if you visit the Immortals: Gods and Heroes graphic novel Facebook page, you also have a chance to win some killer swag.
The good folks behind Immortals have you seriously covered with this one, folks. Definitely check out their Facebook page, get involved with the contest, and grab the free app that will get you the graphic novel and caught up-to-speed on all the background info for the film.
From the Press Release
Archaia Entertainment, Inc., a multi-award-winning graphic novel publisher, and Panelfly, Inc., a leader in creating SuperMedia fan experiences, announce the launch of a new cross-platform, multi-media fan experience built around Archaia’s acclaimed prequel anthology and alongside the theatrical release of Relativity Media’s feature film Immortals on November 11, 2011. Immortals – Gods and Heroes HD, a new application available initially on Apple’s iPad and iPhone, unlocks access to a variety of exclusive Immortals content.
“We are very excited to launch the Immortals Gods and Heroes iPad app with Panelfly,” said PJ Bickett, CEO of Archaia Entertainment. “In creating the graphic anthology, we wanted to build something unique to complement the theatrical release, something that would stand head-and-shoulders above traditional graphic novel tie-ins. Working with Panelfly, we have created something extraordinary and immersive that complements the reading experience while supplementing the film itself. We are excited to expand the reach of our content beyond books and film to delight fans with this new and immersive entry into the Immortals universe.”
The Immortals – Gods and Heroes Fan Experience Includes:
–Access to the complete Graphic Novel
–Ten Prequel Stories setting the stage for the film
–Exclusive Art from an A list of celebrated comic creators including Ben Templesmith, Scott Hampton, Trevor Hairsine, Jock, Dennis Caler, Kevin Colden, Patrick Scherberger, Phil Hester, Steve Ellis, and Rafael Kayanan, one of the principal conceptual designers on the film itself.
–Peel-Back Functionality that reveals each stage of art in the creative process
–Contextual Multimedia and Video Intergration
–Social Integration and News Feeds for live social commentary
–Ongoing feature updates and new content releases
“Together with Archaia Entertainment, we’re creating a diverse hub of content to deliver a dynamic, fun, and truly interactive experience that includes an unprecedented level of engagement for fans” said Ed Lang, CEO of Panelfly. “This experience will continue to live long after the film and act as fans’ digital playground for all things Immortals far into the future. Our team has worked closely with Archaia to develop something truly special. Our passion for delivering immersive fan experiences at home or on the go continues to grow with this launch, and we look forward to building success together.”
The Gods and Heroes app can be downloaded for free from the iTunes Store on 11/11/11. Archaia and Panelfly will be kicking off the release with a special social media campaign and fan engagement contest. Fans can go to the Immortals graphic novel Facebook page for more details.
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