FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Culver City, CA – July 31, 2012 - The transmedia superhero web series “Fury of Solace” is finally back from hiatus, with 16 new episodes in 4 weeks, starting July 30th. Executive Producers Emmett Furey and Matt Hartman continue the story of the supervillain Fury of Solace (played by Furey), who does wrong for the right reasons, targeting unscrupulous politicians and corrupt captains of industry for extermination. Todd Livingston, author of the award-winning graphic novel “America Jr.”, reprises his role as Max Mason, the CEO who Fury of Solace currently has in his crosshairs.
This new cycle further explores the relationship between Fury of Solace’s alter ego and his girlfriend, the superhero celebrity known as the Orphan (Laurel Rankin), and expands the world by introducing new ensemble cast members Maxwell Glick (“LG15,” “The Lizzie Bennet Diaries”), Damion Poitier (“The Avengers,” “True Blood”), and Stephanie Thorpe (“ElfQuest:
Touted by Girl Gamer as taking narrative fiction “to another level,” “Fury of Solace” is told through live-action video, 8-page online comics, original songs, and in-world video (character vlogs, news reports, etc.). The series that ARGnet says “masterfully balances the transmedia elements to advance the story” returns with an immersive transmedia experience that’s increased 10-fold, with more than a dozen character Twitter accounts, extensive character blogs, and more.
For more information about Fury of Solace please visit http://www.furyofsolace.com. For press inquiries and interview requests for cast and crew, please contact Emmett Furey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Emmett Furey:
“Fury of Solace” creator and star Emmett Furey is a former staff writer for Comic Book Resources. current member of the International Academy of Web Television, and a web series pioneer. In addition to “Fury of Solace,” he co-created the web sitcom “Bumps in the Night,” and was a staff writer on the experimental web series “Bxx: Haunted,” which was helmed by Daniel Knauf, creator of HBO’s “Carnivale.”
About Matt Hartman:
Executive Producer, director, and writer for “Fury of Solace” Matt Hartman graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz with a bachelors in Film and Digital Media. After graduating he worked for Film Independent and the television series “The Dog Whisperer”. He has worked in the web community on the award winning series “The Guild”, “Bumps in the Night”, and “Bridesmaid #3”. He created and writes the groundbreaking fictional blog Robots vs. Vampires (http://robotsvsvampires.com/)