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#SDCC17: Alien: Covenant Invading San Diego with Colonist Certification Test

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It turns out we’re not quite done with letting attendees know about the horror offerings at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con as word has just arrived that Weyland-Yutani and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will be recruiting fans for their next colonization mission at Booth #3529. Read on for the details of Alien: Covenant‘s invasion of SDCC!

From the Press Release:
The Alien universe comes to life at San Diego Comic-Con when the ALIEN: COVENANT “Colonist Certification Test” arrives courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Fans will be given the opportunity to test their fortitude and attempt to be selected for Weyland-Yutani’s next colonization mission.*

Those who enter the test will be subjected to rigorous standards like the crew of the Covenant had to endure, specifically testing their ability to handle tense situations. Upon completion of their assessment, guests will receive their own “Colonist Certification Badge” and a set of collectible pins from Weyland-Yutani and the Covenant.

Additionally fans will have a chance to pre-order their copy of ALIEN: COVENANT on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD (releasing August 15th) and receive one of 500 limited edition lithographs as a gift with purchase while supplies last. Fans can pre-order at the “Colonist Certification Test” Booth #3529 or at the main Fox Booth #4229.

Fans throughout San Diego will also have a chance to experience ALIEN: COVENANT off the show floor. On Thursday through Sunday, convention goers can seek and take photos with the “Secure Egg Transport” featuring fragile and dangerous Alien eggs guarded by employees of Weyland-Yutani. Those that tweet using the hashtag #AlienSweepstakes during Comic-Con will be entered to win an authentic ALIEN: COVENANT replica facehugger. For complete rules visit: Alienuniverse.com/Sweeps.

Fans can follow everything going on at Comic-Con using the hashtag #AlienSDCC.

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking Alien franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise but is actually a dark, dangerous world. When they uncover a threat beyond their imagination, they must attempt a harrowing escape.

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*Weyland-Yutani is a fictional company in the film Alien: Covenant. You will not be selected for an actual “colonization mission.”

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Actor Anton Troy Needs Your Help

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On the evening of May 4, actor Anton Troy, who played the lead role in the Rusty Revolver: Origin TV pilot (review), was brutally assaulted whilst he was walking to his car after work. He received multiple stab wounds to the head, neck, and chest, and needed to spend the night in surgery. Anton in now on the slow road to recovery, although he is still in the ICU and needs to undergo more surgical procedures before he is given the all clear.

In addition to Rusty Revolver, Anton has also appeared in Chillerama, Filth to Ashes, Flesh to Dust, I Was a Teenage Werebear, Shooting the Warwicks, and the comedy Wingman Inc. He also serves as a leader of the Young Men’s Division of the SGI Buddhist Community, and he’s an all around great guy.

If you want to help Anton on the path to making a full recovery, you can donate to his GoFundMe account to help cover his medical expenses. And if you’re not in a position to donate at this time, please share the campaign on social media to help raise awareness. Thank you for reading this, and thank you for helping.

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ASH VS EVIL DEAD S3 Hits Digital Today; Blu-ray/DVD This August

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Ash vs Evil Dead Season 3 hit Digital today and to celebrate we have word on just when you can snag the third (and final) season on Blu-ray and DVD.

Season 3 hits Blu-ray August 21st for the Lionsgate Home Entertainment. In addition to all 10 Season 3 episodes, the disc will include audio commentary by executive producer Rob Tapert on every episode.

You can check out the Blu-ray cover art to the right and the trailer below. After that make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

The third season stars Bruce Campbell, Ray Santiago, Dana DeLorenzo, Lucy Lawless and Arielle Carver-O’Neill. Campbell executive produces with Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert, Ivan Raimi, and Rick Jacobson. Season 3’s showrunners are Mark Verheiden and Moira Grant.

Ash vs Evil Dead hits Digital today and Blu-ray/DVD August 21st.

S3 synopsis:

The third season finds Ash’s status in Elk Grove, Michigan has changed from murderous urban legend to humanity-saving hometown hero. When Kelly witnesses a televised massacre with Ruby’s fingerprints all over it, she returns with a new friend to warn Ash and Pablo that evil isn’t done with them yet. Blood is thicker than water in the battle of good vs Evil Dead!

 

 

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Blair Joins Vicious Serial Killer Flick THE GREAT ILLUSION

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Selma Blair has just joined the horror thriller, The Great Illusion. The film also stars Graham Greene and newcomer Oscar Cardenas, who co-wrote the film with daughter Maria Gabriela Cardenas. Maria will be making her directing debut with the film.

The plot Deadline reports follows a tortured FBI agent suffering from an irrational fear of darkness, as he investigates a mysterious former prostitute in order to catch a vicious serial killer.

The film also co-stars Glenn Morshower, Tokala Black Elk, Jon Lindstrom, Trisha Rae Stahl, Rebekah Kennedy, Jaime Gallagher, Bella Shaw, Rob Evors, Monte Markham, Beverly Todd, and Kenzie Dalton. Amy Williams is producing.

The Great Illusion is set to begin filming in Los Angeles next month.

Are you interested in checking out this film? Make sure to hit us up and let us know what you think in the comments below or on Facebook, Twitter, and/or Instagram!

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