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L: Change the World plot!In a story over on Twitch about the English-subtitled DVD release of L: Change the World in Hong Kong, my ocular organs ran across a full plot synopsis for the film, which I realized I had never read before. We’ve been reporting on the Death Note sequel/spin-off for months now, but never actually knew what it was about. Strange.

Anyway, here is the synopsis that’s posted on the film’s page for the New York Asian Film Festival, where L is making it’s North American premiere; Somewhere in Thailand an engineered virus causes the populace of a small village to erupt in killer acne that melts their skin. It’s the latest toy on the weapons black market, something that terrorists can give each other for Christmas, but there’s only one problem: the virus has mutated and the antidote no longer works. The village is wiped out with a firebomb, but one little kid escapes. He’s a carrier and he makes a bee-line for Tokyo, running from a gang of eco-terrorists who want to save the environment by wiping out the world’s biggest polluter – mankind – using the virus still lurking in this kid’s veins. Once in Tokyo, L takes the kid under his wing and vows to use the last days he’ll spend alive protecting him from the people who want his blood. What follows is a breathless cat and mouse game between L, the terrorists and the police, all of whom want the kids for their own reasons.

Sounds like a lot of fun to me; can’t wait to see the results of that virus. And you thought your complexion was bad; at least you have one! We’ll have more on L: Change the World as it’s eventual North American DVD release approaches, so stick around!

Johnny Butane

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Exclusive: DOWNRANGE Poster and Clip Bring Gore and Terror

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Tomorrow sees the streaming release of Ryuhei Kitamura’s Downrange on AMC’s horror service Shudder and we’re here to bring you not only a clip from the film but a brand new eye-opening (get it?) poster too! In the clip, we see three of the pinned down stars attempting to distract the sniper so they can not only record where the shots are coming from but also try to get their disabled car moving, even a little bit.

After premiering on Shudder, Downrange will play in NYC this Friday and Saturday, with director Ryuhei Kitamura attending midnight screenings at Brooklyn’s Nitehawk Cinema on both the 27 and 28!

Downrange stars Kelly Connaire, Stephanie Pearson (Insidious: Chapter 2), Rod Hernandez-Farella, Anthony Kirlew, Alexa Yeames (The Originals), and Jason Tobias (Notorious)

Make sure to subscribe to Shudder to see Downrange as well as the other amazing films and shows that the service offers!

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TONIGHT! #Brainwaves Episode 86: Darin Scott – Director of Deep Blue Sea 2, Producer of Tales from the Hood, and LOTS More!

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For the 86th episode of Brainwaves: Horror and Paranormal Talk Radio, we’re going deep… deep into… well, usually trouble; but aside from that, joining us will be filmmaker Darin Scott, whose latest film, Deep Blue Sea 2, is currently taking a shark-sized bite out of home video. Scott will be joining us to talk about that flick, Tales from the Hood, working with Spike Lee, and a whole lot more!

Join us TONIGHT for all the shenanigans fit to be had!

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Untold Story of WWE: UNDERTAKER Revealed In New Graphic Novel

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BOOM! Studios and WWE announced an all-new original graphic novel today called WWE: Undertaker. The comic will explore the career of the legendary Superstar, considered one of the greatest performers in WWE history.

For the first time, novelist, journalist, and combat sports expert Chad Dundas (Champion of the World) and artist Rodrigo Lorenzo (WWE) chronicle the unrivaled career of Undertaker, with new revelations and surprises about some of the most pivotal moments in his more than twenty-five year history in sports entertainment.

I was 12 years old in 1990 when Undertaker debuted in WWE, and from the moment I saw him, he was my guy,” said writer Chad Dundas. “I responded immediately, not only to his obvious physical attributes but the character development and storytelling that made him such a unique figure in the WWE landscape.”

I’m so happy that I was chosen to draw this story for so many reasons,” said Rodrigo Lorenzo. “Since I was a kid, Undertaker has been my favorite WWE Superstar and it’s flattering that BOOM! Studios and WWE chose me to bring the legend of the Undertaker to life in their first original graphic novel.”

WWE: Undertaker features cover art by Oliver Barrett.

There’s only one ‘Phenom’ in the history of WWE, so when we were considering whose story to tell in the first WWE original graphic novel, there was only one answer: Undertaker,” said Eric Harburn, Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Working closely with our partners at WWE has allowed us to go deeper into the history of Undertaker than you’ve ever gone before, with revelations that span his decades-long career.”

Digital copies can be purchased from comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app. Print copies hit comic shops, bookstores, and the BOOM! Studios webstore October 2018.

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