If you have nothing to do this week then by all means check out “Circle of 8″, an original interactive thriller produced by Milchan/Van Eyssen for Paramount Digital and Mountain Dew debuting on Myspace in 10 episodes (full dvd to follow). Circle of Eight stars DJ Qualls, Austin Highsmith, and Ryan Doom.
Circle of Eight Trailer: http://en.sevenload.com/videos/I6J8Tpi-Circle-of-Ei8ht-Trailer
The actual debut in episodic form on Myspace is TODAY where you can see the first 3 interactive episodes at Myspace.com/circleof8
Jessica, a newcomer to the City of Angels, has just moved into a loft on the eighth floor of The Dante, a historic and eerie downtown building filled with friendly twenty-something neighbors who eagerly welcome her into their bohemian world. Or do they?
As Jessica races to unravel the mystery behind a chain of horrifying deaths that only she seems to see, she’ll come face-to-face with the chilling truth behind her connection to The Dante. Join her and her hot neighbor, Evan, in ten intense episodes that offer multiple levels of interaction, including hidden clues, mobile content, an online game and exclusive material that builds the back story of the characters and their relationships and gives the audience the chance to affect their futures.
Paramount Digital Entertainment brings you Circle of Eight, starring DJ Qualls (Road Trip, All About Steve), rising stars Austin Highsmith and Ryan Doom and a sizzling cast of the industry’s newest talent. Welcome to the circle, the compelling experience where the fate of the story and the possible redemption of its characters is in your hands.
It’s Not Just A Movie: Paramount Digital Entertainment is taking its commitment to producing premium, studio quality content for launch in the digital window to the next level, becoming the first studio to embrace multiple media storytelling for Circle of Eight. The use of social networking and casual games to enhance the Circle of Eight story supports PDE’s focus on delivering bold, relevant programming where the audience can choose to become passionately involved or passively entertained.
“Circle of 8,” an original interactive thriller produced by Milchan/Van Eyssen for Paramount Digital and Mountain Dew debuting on Myspace in 10 episodes (full dvd to follow).
“Circle of 8″ is a studio-quality episodic thriller that invites audiences to participate in the fate of its characters. Along the supernatural journey, numerous plots and engaging interactive elements will provide unprecedented opportunities for unique consumer experiences. Paramount Digital Entertainment (PDE) is distributing the project.
“Paramount Digital Entertainment and Milchan/Van Eyssen are utilizing creative content and state-of-the-art technology in a way that is taking interactive entertainment to a new level,” said Frank Cooper, CMO of sparkling beverages, Pepsi-Cola North America Beverages. “Mountain Dew will play a critical role in evolving the storytelling experience through ‘Circle of 8,’ going far beyond traditional sponsorship and brand integration models.”