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quietearth [Film Festival 07.23.09] post apocalyptic movie news scifi

We've been following this post apocalyptic Bradbury flick for some time and while we're not at SDCC we do have some goodies for you, including news that it's finally got distribution, not to mention winning Best Sci-Fi Feature Award at the 2008 International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival.

Here's the press release:
Lightning Entertainment has picked up Urban Archipelago Films' production of Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis for domestic distribution. The film will premiere November 5, 2009, via On Demand through the Time Warner, Charter, and Bright House digital cable providers. Additional dates for multiple other providers including Comcast and digital satellite services will be announced shortly.

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And now for the SDCC details, Ray Bradbury will be in attendance!
Fans attending the 2009 edition of the San Diego Comic-Con can join legendary fantasy and science-fiction writer Ray Bradbury on Saturday July 25th for a special hour as he discusses his latest projects, including all the latest details on Chrysalis' domestic and international release dates. Fans can also register for updates and a chance to win exclusive Chrysalis prize packs, including books personally signed by Ray Bradbury, as well as posters and DVDs.

Send your name, address, and age to: register [at] Visit the news section at for the winners. There will also be some exclusive giveaways for Twitter followers only. Fans can follow Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis on Twitter.

Ray Bradbury’s Chrysalis has also been picked up for international distribution by Arsenal Pictures and will begin airing worldwide in the fall. Some of the initial international territories include Russia and Japan -- two of the largest non-U.S. markets for Bradbury's work. More territories and release dates will continue to be announced in the coming months.

Comic-Con Spotlight: Ray Bradbury
San Diego Convention Center
Saturday July 25th
3:30 P.M. / Room 6BCF

You can watch the trailer after the break!

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