CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT – KAI OWEN
We are delighted to announce that Kai Owen has joined our cast of Cops and Monsters. Kai is best known for playing loveable Rhys Williams in Torchwood series 1 to 4, Rocketman and Being Human.
We’ll be revealing details of Kai’s monstrous character later.
Kai joins our other guest stars Gareth David-Lloyd and Caitlin Blackwood.
As pre-production continues we will be announcing more of our cast for series 1 and auditions are taking place on the 6th and 12th of April.
Our phase 2 crowd-funding campaign to raise our budget for series 1 launches on the 12th of April.
COPS AND MONSTERS: THE WEAPON
After a few months of pre-production, 1 day of filming and 2 months of editing, sound design, scoring and visual effects, our very first episode, “The Weapon” is officially live!
Set 5 years from now, the Paranormal Investigation Team Scotland are assembled to police vampires, werewolves and zombies after coming forward revealing their intent to become a part of every day society.
When the PITS pull in Vampire C56 for infractions on her zone privileges they quickly reveal their true reasons for the interrogation…
“The Weapon” is our first minisode and is intended to tease you all for our full first series, consisting of 6 x 20 minute episodes with our returning cast and guest stars Caitlin Blackwood (Amelia Pond, Doctor Who) and Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto Jones, Torchwood).
We hope you enjoy our first minisode and looking forward to our shoot this Summer.
CONVENTIONS, SCREENINGS AND STV
Our Glasgow screening/cast and crew Q & A at Geek Retreat has now sold out. If you’d like to be added to our reserve list please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We’ll be at Em-Con tomorrow in Nottingham to premiere our minisode, “The Weapon”. This will be followed by a Q and A with some of our cast and crew. Our panel is at 12pm so please come along and show your love and support. We’ll be offering a special one-off perk for all those who attend our panel.
Next up will be Sci-Fi Scarborough where we will be screening our minisode on the 4th and 5th of April and we’ll be at MCM London/VidFest UK on the 23rd-25th of May screening our minisode, hosting panels with our cast and crew and sticking around to meet you all.
Finally STV Glasgow put up a great interview and article about our series. You can read it here.
Check out our first clip from our minisode, “The Weapon”
COPS AND MONSTERS IS COMING TO GLASGOW
On Saturday the 12th of April we will be screening our minisode, “The Weapon” at Geek Retreat in Glasgow. Starting at 8.30pm we will be showing the minisode followed by a Q and A with our cast and crew. We will officially announce our crowdfunding campaign to help us fund our full series and offer special perks to those attending Geek Retreat.
We only have around 40 places so if you’d like to be a part of our launch please email email@example.com
The Deadline is the 28th of March at 6pm.
CASTING ANNOUNCEMENT – RHYS TEARE-WILLIAMS
We’re happy to announce that Rhys Teare-Williams has signed up to play straight laced, academy graduate Tom Middleton in our first series.
Rhys has starred in Gary Tank Commander, Lip Service and supernatural rom-com One Year Later.
Tom is assigned to oversee and work for the Paranormal Investigation Team Scotland at the request of Alan Smith, the Deputy Prime Minister. With Eve and her squad used to working operations their own way with little interference, how will Tom react to the chaos and anarchy?
We’ve got lots of exciting news as our cast continues to grow, with our auditions taking place on the 5th and 6th of April, further locations are being locked down thanks to somewhereto_.
We’ll soon be announcing details of our Scottish premiere of our minisode, “The Weapon”, with a live Q and A with some of our cast and crew.
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Launch of our Minisode
Put the date in your diary. At 6.30pm on the 21st of March 2014 our very first episode, “The Weapon”, will be launched online! We’ll put links here there and everywhere so nobody has an excuse not to watch it!
This Sunday we’ll be at Em-Con in Nottingham to premiere the episode in front of over 500 people before participating in a Q and A with some of our cast and crew. Our talk begins at 12pm so please come along and meet the team!
In April 5th and 6th our minisode is being screened at Sci-fi Scarborough and from the 23rd until the 25th of May the team will be at MCM Comic Con London with live panels from the cast and crew and screenings of our minisode.
We’re continuing to lock down locations, break down our schedule and confirm our guest stars. Both Caitlin Blackwood (Young Amy Pond – Doctor Who) and Gareth David-Lloyd (Ianto Jones – Torchwood) will be appearing in episodes 5 and 3 respectively.
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