On Friday, July 10, 2015, Amazon will introduce Comic-Con audiences to the one-hour drama series based on Philip K. Dick’s Hugo Award-winning 1962 alternative history novel The Man in the High Castle in Rm 6A from 2:15 P.M. – 3:15 P.M. The series explores the world that would have resulted if the Allied Powers had lost World War II. America and much of the world have now been split between global dominating powers Japan and Germany. As tension mounts between the two, resistance builds against the oppressive regimes amid questions over what is real and what is not.
Entertainment Weekly‘s Jeff Jensen will be the moderator with panelists that include executive producer Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files), producers David Zucker (The Good Wife) and Isa Dick Hackett, and cast members Alexa Davalos (Clash of the Titans), Luke Kleintank (Pretty Little Liars), Rupert Evans (Hellboy), Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa (Mortal Kombat Legacy), and Rufus Sewell (Killing Jesus).
The screening is in the Civic Theatre, 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA at 7:30PM. Doors open at 6:30 P.M.
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Amazon Studios Debuted “The Man in the High Castle” on Thursday, January 15, 2015, on Amazon Instant Video in the US, UK and Germany.
Through a collection of characters in various states of posing (spies, sellers of falsified goods, others with secret identities), “The Man in the High Castle” provides an intriguing tale about life and history as it relates to authentic and manufactured reality. The hour-long dramatic pilot stars Alexa Davalos (Mob City) as Juliana Crain, Luke Kleintank (“Pretty Little Liars”) as Joe Blake, Rupert Evans (The Village) as Frank Frink, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (Mortal Kombat Legacy) as Tagomi, Joel De La Fuente (“Hemlock Grove”) as Inspector Kido, Rufus Sewell (“Eleventh Hour”) as John Smith and DJ Qualls (“Z Nation”) as Ed McCarthy. The pilot was directed by David Semel (“Madam Secretary,” “Heroes”) and written by Frank Spotnitz (“The X-Files”), both serving as Executive Producers. Also executive producing are Ridley Scott (Blade Runner) and David W. Zucker (“The Good Wife”), with co-executive producer Jordan Sheehan of Scott Free Productions (“The Good Wife,” The Andromeda Strain), and Executive Producers Stewart Mackinnon and Christian Bauteof Headline Pictures (The Invisible Woman). In addition, Isa Dick Hackett will executive produce and Kalen Egan will co-executive produce on behalf of Electric Shepherd (The Adjustment Bureau). Christopher Tricarico (May in the Summer) is also Executive Producer.
About Amazon Studios
Amazon Studios most recently debuted its dramatic comedy “MOZART IN THE JUNGLE” from Roman Coppola, Jason Schwartzman, Paul Weitz, John Strauss and Alex Timbers as well as Jill Soloway’s critically acclaimed and Golden Globe nominated dark comedy “Transparent”; its first live-action series for kids 6-11, Gortimer Gibbon’s “Life on Normal Street”; and a second season of the Garry Trudeau political comedy “Alpha House”. The studio has also launched three additional children’s series, the Annecy International Animated Film Festival Award-winning and Annie Award-nominated “TUMBLE LEAF” from Bix Pix Entertainment; “CREATIVE GALAXY” from Angela Santomero and Out of the Blue Enterprises, the creators of Blue’s Clues; and “Annedroids,” from Emmy nominated Sinking Ship Entertainment.
Amazon Studios launched in 2010 as a new way to develop feature films and episodic series-one that’s open to great ideas from creators and audiences around the world. Anyone can upload a script online and Amazon Studios will read and review all submissions. Those who choose to make their projects public can also receive feedback from the Amazon Studios community.
Amazon.com opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995. The company is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-Click shopping, personalized recommendations, Prime, Fulfillment by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire phone, Fire tablets, and Fire TV are some of the products and services pioneered by Amazon.
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Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia starred as Carole Barbara in Lorey Hayes’ Power Play at the 2013 National Black Theatre Festival in Winston-Salem, N.C., with Pauletta Pearson Washington, Roscoe Orman, and made her jazz vocalist debut in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York. She is profiled in Jade Magazine.
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