Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Animated Prologue for 'PRIEST' Released Online
An animated short which serves as an official prelude for the movie PRIEST has recently been released on Youtube and on its official site: http://Priest-themovie.com/ This animated short was created by Genndy Tartakovsky who is best known for creating Dexter's Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and he is also the one responsible for the Star Wars: Clone Wars animated series.
PRIEST is based on the Korean comic of the same name, which is set in a futuristic world where warrior Priests are at war with the Vampires that threaten humanity. The movie and the comicbook is heavily influenced by Spaghetti Westerns, and vampire action, kinda like Underworld and the Blade series. The film is directed by Scott Stewart, and stars Karl Urban, Maggie Q, Christopher Plummer, and Paul Bettany as the title character.
While it is set to be released in the U.S. on May 13, 2011, PRIEST opens this May 11, 2011 in Philippine theaters.