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Project of the Day: Alice Cooper Hosts a Transmedia Horror Anthology

By Indiewire | Indiewire April 16, 2013 at 10:07AM

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
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Uncle Alice Presents

Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.

In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.

"Uncle Alice Presents"

Tweetable Logline:

"Uncle" Alice Cooper hosts a horror anthology comic book series and TV pilot co-created by Tom Sheppard (Annoying Orange)
 

Elevator Pitch:

Look, we all love anthology series like Tales from the Crypt, The Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents, but wouldn’t we love them a LOT more if they were a comic book and TV show hosted by Alice Cooper?

 

Production Team:

Emmy Award winner Tom Sheppard, publisher and partner at Dark Matter, Credits: Pinky and the Brain, writer; THE NEW ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO starring Martin Landau, writer. Wrote and directed the independent feature WOULD I LIE TO YOU? Other recent projects include Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, Green Lantern and Back at the Barnyard, as well as the re-launch of Warner Bros. Looney Tunes. Sheppard is the co-creator, executive producer, director and show runner on Cartoon Network’s The High Fructose Adventures of the Annoying Orange.

Todd Moyer, CEO of Dark Matter Publishing (for Dark Horse, THE MASK, TIMECOP, VIRUS, BARB WIRE, MYSTERYMEN, and ALIEN VS. PREDATOR. Co-producer on VIRUS and TIMECOP as well as producer on BARB WIRE. WING COMMANDER (Matthew Lillard and Freddie Prinze Jr.) and GEORGE AND THE DRAGON (Michael Clarke Duncan). Recent projects include the just-completed SQUATTERS and the upcoming feature DREAMT.


About the Production:

Sheppard came up with Uncle Alice Presents after Alice appeared guest-starred on The Annoying Orange. Once they found out about their mutual affection for horror, Alice and Tom knew the next step was a comic book series and television show.

Uncle Alice Presents is a shock-rock, genre-bending comic book series, graphic novel, and television pilot featuring Alice Cooper. Each issue tells a story of the grim and macabre seen through the eyes of Uncle Alice, the gatekeeper of the netherworld between heaven and hell. The things Uncle Alice will share are just plain creepy…like, they really creep him out.


Current Status:

In production.

For more information and to support this projprect:

Kickstarter Page

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