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Today's Indie Beat shows how today's technology and the ability to offer films in alternative ways to viewers can really pay off, as was the case with the indie horror flick, Locked in a Room.
In this Indie Beat, At Risk Entertainment's latest indie horror film, Locked in a Room, has been picked up and featured as a digital release under Echo Bridge, meaning you can watch it now on just about everything you could think of.
Today in Indie Beat, Eric Kolelas' short film Fifty Pence has finished up its film festival circuit and is now available online for your viewing pleasure.
Kevin Tancharoen will be bringing Mortal Kombat back to the big screen (at some point) for Warner Bros. but before that, we'll get a second 'season' of his popular web-series, Mortal Kombat: Legacy, which now has an official trailer for you to ooh and ahh over.
Apparently just because Kevin Tancharoen has been hired on by WB to make another live action Mortal Kombat movie, doesn't mean he's stopped work on his wildly popular MK webseries. WB's Digital Distribution arm has confirmed the second 'season' of the webseries is currently in production and will debut in 2013. We'll be able to see our first clip pretty soon too.
With DirectTV soon to launch a new VOD service called Home Premium (a service that would allow subscribers to view movies a mere 2 months after hitting theaters), 23 high-profile directors, including James Cameron, Peter Jackson, and Michael Bay have banded together. They've written an open letter denouncing the service, and presenting a call to arms for all the creative community.