Filmmaker Adam Rifkin has secured the film and TV rights to the popular candy treats Peeps for a new animated franchise, along with his producing partners Brent Tinter and Brian E. Rochlin.
The Bethlehem, Pennsylvania company Just Born, which makes and distributes the chick and bunny-shaped candies, sparked to Adam Rifkin's idea for a family epic in the same vein as the recent blockbuster The Lego Movie. The story is set the night before a Peeps diorama contest, where one Peep goes astray, and must venture through a number of different adventure-themed dioramas before the contest judging begins.Read More
Produced by ArieScope Pictures and in the spirit of classic "omnibus" films like Dead of Night, Tales from the Crypt, Creepshow and Twilight Zone: The Movie, Chillerama offers something for every bad taste. With titles like "Wadzilla," "I Was A Teenage Werebear," The Diary of Anne Frankenstein," and "Zom-B-Movie," Chillerama features appearances by Joel Moore (Avatar, Hatchet), Lin Shaye (Insidious), Ray Wise (X-Men: First Class), Kane Hodder (Hatchet and Hatchet II), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight, Sharktopus) and more cameos than one can (body) count, Chillerama is a festival of gore, guts, goofiness and good times.
Chillerama was released in 2011.Read More