ANTHONY E. ZUIKER’S DIGITAL BLOCKBUSTER CYBERGEDDON SET TO PREMIERE GLOBALLY ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25,
EXCLUSIVELY ON YAHOO!
Official Trailer Now Live Atin.cybergeddon.yahoo.com
Cybergeddon Stars Olivier Martinez (Unfaithful) and Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue)
NEW DELHI – Sept. 7, 2012 – Anthony E. Zuiker, the visionary creator of the CSI franchise, and his production company Dare to Pass in partnership with market leader Dolphin Digital Studios announced today the official worldwide premiere date, September 25, for Cybergeddon, a new digital blockbuster about the growing threat of cybercrime starring Olivier Martinez and Missy Peregrym. Today also marks the release of the official trailer now live at in.cybergeddon.yahoo.com.
Cybergeddon follows the story of agent Chloe Jocelyn as she investigates a slew of seemingly unrelated cyberattacks with fellow agent Frank Parker and incarcerated master hacker Chase ‘Rabbit’ Rosen. Chloe and her team must crack the worldwide cybercrime ring led by Gustov Dobreff before it is too late. In a world where everyone is connected, everyone is at risk.
Cybergeddon will debut exclusively in over 25 countries and 10 languages on Yahoo! in a series of nine digital chapters – three per day over the course of three consecutive days.
The experience on Yahoo! includes an immersive site featuring additional clips that provide a deeper narrative with the characters, exclusive on-set photos, behind-the-scenes clips and interviews with the cast and crew. It will also host a special section where people can go to learn more about the stark realities of cybercrime.
Zuiker, Bill O’Dowd, CEO of Dolphin Digital Studios, and the film’s creators made a firm commitment to ensuring the storytelling around Cybergeddon was not only highly compelling and suspenseful, but also inspired by real-life cybersecurity concerns. To that end, the Zuiker team partnered with online security expert Norton by Symantec throughout the creative process to lend technical insights.
“Cybergeddon is a cinematic experience that breaks traditional rules. With the global distribution arm of Yahoo!, we will give viewers a way to have more to do after watching the segments to gain more knowledge and further interact with the storyline and cast,” said Zuiker. “The best part is that all of this can be experienced on any device, anytime and anywhere, day and date with the launch of Cybergeddon.”
Cybergeddon is a first-of-its-kind film co-produced, distributed and financed by Dolphin Digital Studios in a deal brokered and packaged by Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
Director: Diego Velasco (The Zero Hour)
Writer: Miles Chapman (The Tomb)
Executive Producers: Anthony E. Zuiker, Bill O’Dowd, (CEO, Dolphin Digital Studios).
Producer: Matthew Weinberg, (President, Dare to Pass)
Olivier Martinez (Unfaithful) as Gustov Dobreff
Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue) as Chloe Jocelyn
Manny Montana (Breakout Kings) as Frank Parker
Kick Gurry (Speed Racer) as Chase ‘Rabbit’ Rosen
For more information please visit “Cybergeddon” on Facebook or follow @cybergeddon on Twitter. Assets and talent interviews are available upon request.
Cybergeddon is a digital blockbuster from the visionary storyteller and CSI creator Anthony E. Zuiker, set to debut this fall on Yahoo!. In a first-of-its-kind distribution model, Cybergeddon will roll out sequentially and will engage audiences through an immersive storytelling, social media and gaming experience. Norton by Symantec has been tapped to lend credibility and security insights that will help guide the narrative. The project is produced in partnership with Dolphin Digital Studios in a deal brokered and packaged by Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
About Anthony E. Zuiker
Anthony E. Zuiker is one of the most creative and multifaceted individuals working in Hollywood today. He is the creator of television’s hugely successful CSI franchise, and in July of 2011, Zuiker, and his production company, Dare to Pass, signed a three-year first-look deal with ABC Studios. In addition to expanding his film and television efforts, Zuiker continues to delve into the worlds of gaming, publishing and cross-platform storytelling. He is a pioneer of the “Digi-novel” genre and author of the Level 26 series published by Dutton/Penguin Group, and the final book in the series, Dark Revelations, was released in December of 2011. Around that same time, Zuiker also released a personal memoir, MR. CSI: How a Vegas Dreamer Made a Killing in Hollywood, One Body at a Time, published by Harper Collins. Zuiker is repped by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and CAA.
About Dolphin Digital Media, Inc.
Dolphin Digital Media, Inc. is dedicated to the production of high-quality digital content. With the launch of Dolphin Digital Studios, the Company is at the forefront of the growing digital entertainment sector. Dolphin Digital Studios is committed to consistently delivering best-in-class entertainment and securing premium distribution partners to maximize audience reach and commercial advertising potential.
Dolphin Digital Studios’ first two web series, co-financed through an agreement with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, are the action-packed high school spy thriller Aim High from multi-talented Executive Producer and Director McG (Director of Charlie’s Angels and Terminator: Salvation and Executive Producer of television series Chuck and Supernatural) and the futuristic survival tale H+: The Digital Series from blockbuster Director / Producer Bryan Singer (Director of X-Men, Superman Returns and The Usual Suspects, and Executive Producer of hit television series House).
Aim High simultaneously premiered on Facebook and Cambio (AOL’s Teen Site) in October, 2011. Aim High won the Writer’s Guild Award for Outstanding Achievement in Writing for Original New Media at the Writer’s Guild Awards ceremony hosted by Joel McHale and Zooey Deschanel on February 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. H+: The Digital Series was released on August 8, 2012 and can be viewed on YouTube.
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