Thursday, June 25, 2015


Film Company Scores Rare Streaming Deal for 30-Minute Film;
Launches High-Score Contest for Parallel Man Mobile Device Video Game

MINNEAPOLIS (June 24, 2015) –  FutureDude Entertainment, the premier source for intelligent, captivating, tomorrow-focused storytelling that spans genres, media and generations, makes its 30-minute live action underwater film Oceanus available via Vimeo streaming, a rarity for a film in progress.

The announcement comes atComic Con International, the multigenre entertainment and comic convention held annually in San Diego, where the film will be featured in the Adventure Retail booth #4423. Christian Gossett, noted author of sci-fi comic series The Red Star, who created the art for the Oceanus graphic novel, will be signing copies of the book Thursday, July 9 from 4:00pm-5:00pm and Saturday, July 11 during the same times. The $14.99 book is available for purchase in the booth or on Amazon or nab a special Oceanus package of the graphic novel, Blu-ray film/soundtrack combo, and limited-edition signed poster. Get a sneak peek of the film prior to its VImeo debut by watching the international trailer on YouTube.

Fans attending Comic Con have a chance to win a daily prize of an iPad Mini (Thursday, Friday and Saturday) and a grand prize of an underwater GoPro Dive Kit just by stopping by the booth for a Vimeo download ticket. A random winner will be chosen on Sunday, July 12,  the last day of Comic Con.

Oceanus is really a film about two people in love, set in the middle of the ocean with the sky literally falling around them,” said Jeffrey Morris, founder and CEO, FutureDude Entertainment. “Their survival and that of their underwater world rests on their shoulders, as they navigate unforeseen twists and turns.”

Oceanus is set in the year 2029 in a city beneath the sea. The Oceanus Research facility houses more than 300 scientists and engineers, including biologist Dr. Erin Kendall and her husband, aquatic engineer Sam Jordan. The couple travel away from the base to test a breakthrough in interspecies communications when a cataclysm occurs. What happens next has moviegoers on the edge of their seats.

Acclaimed star of film, stage and small screen, Bruce Davison plays Commander Mitch Conrad. Stage and screen actor Megan Dodds stars as Dr. Kendall, and Sharif Atkins, of Guardians of the Galaxy, is Sam Jordan. The distinctive voice of veteran actor Malcolm McDowell, known in sci-fi circles as Dr. Tolian Soran who killed Captain James T. Kirk in Star Trek: Generations, is featured as Triton.

Vimeo streaming of part one of Oceanus is available as of July 6. Rent it for $1.99 or own it starting at $3.99 for standard format or $4.99 in high definition. The $14.99 Blu-ray DVD, which features the film and soundtrack together, is for sale in the booth and on Amazon.

Parallel Man: Play to Win
FutureDude Entertainment’s animated action film short Parallel Man: Infinite Pursuit will also be playing in booth #4423, and fans are invited to download the free mobile device video game Parallel Man: World Jumper which is also available at the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. For gamers who like some competition, download and play the game between July 8-17 for a chance to be the highest-score winner of an Apple Watch grand prize. Just screen shot your high score and post to FutureDude’s Facebook page. For Comic Con attendees, daily high scorers win  wireless Beats headsets.

If comic books are of interest, the trade paperback is available for purchase for $25.00 and features the seven-issue comic book mini-series Parallel Man: Invasion America.

The Parallel Man: Infinite Pursuit story follows Commander Nick Morgan — an intelligence agent from an evil version of America in an alternate universe. His government, known as The Ascendancy, has attacked and enslaved eleven other Earths and has its sights set on our world as their next target. Nick, and his companion Atlas, seeks out the leaders of a former rebellion known as The Futurists  for their assistance in assembling a legendary weapon that could stop the Ascendancy forever.  

Actor John Cho, star of J.J. Abrams StarTrek reboot, lends his voice to Nick Morgan. His sidekick, Atlas, is voiced by veteran actor Lance Reddick, most recently seen in Fox’s Fringe. And Ming-Na Wen, currently Agent Melinda May in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, voices Major Mackenzie Cartwright.

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About FutureDude Entertainment
FutureDude Entertainment is a premier source for intelligent, captivating, future-focused storytelling that spans genres, media and generations. Through the creation of visually–stunning, smart, yet easy to comprehend stories and images targeted toward mass audiences, FutureDude is revitalizing the ever-evolving genre of science–fiction entertainment. For more information, visit

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