|Help out REPO: The Genetic Opera!
||[Nov. 6th, 2008|09:38 am]
The Atlantic City Rocky Horror Convention - 9/2008
I know, I know, spam. I'm sorry. The guy who is responsible for this is a friend of mine (well, he is now anyway) and I want to help him out.|
For those of you who haven't heard of Repo: The Genetic Opera, think Rocky Horror meets Bladerunner. It's a dark musical set in the post-apocalyptic future, and it's got Anthony Stewart Head, Sarah Brightman, and Paris Hilton in it.It was created by Darren Bousman, who brought us Saw II, III, and IV.
Check it out at repo-opera.com and watch the trailer and a few film clips. It looks really amazing.
In its exposure so far, it already has a RHPS type feel to it, with audience members showing up in costume and singing along with the film. Unfortunately, like Rocky Horror, it's having a lot of trouble finding an audience. Lions Gate has cut their marketing budget to about $2.50, and they open on Friday. The only way that this movie will survive is if people get the word out in a grassroots movement. The reason that the studio is trying to bury the film is because "they don't think there's a market for dark musicals in film."
So, if you can, please help this upcoming cult film out by showing up and spreading the word. We can't just let cult films like this slip by without our support, or there won't be any new ones.
Okay, end spam. :)