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UNIDENTIFIED (Parry Shen, Colton Dunn, Eddie Mui, Eric Artell) WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS ... IS UNLIKE ANYTHING A GROUP OF GOOD-TIME GUYS WILL EVER FORGET - IF THEY CAN MANAGE TO SURVIVE IT.

Four young pals set out to have a great time in Las Vegas, but soon all bets are off in the one-of-a-kind sci-fi thriller comedy UNIDENTIFIED. It arrives on Digital Download and DVD from MPI/Dark Sky Films on February 11, 2014.

 

UNIDENTIFIED, the feature directorial debut of Jason R. Miller (co-producer and second-unit director of the hit horror films Hatchet 2 and Frozen), cleverly mixes sci-fi, suspense and laughs to create a truly unique take on an otherworldly encounter.

 

During a wild weekend in Las Vegas, four young friends get into trouble with a loan shark and must skip town in a hurry. But gambling debts may be the least of their worries after they get stranded in the vast Nevada desert. One of the guys discovers a mysterious metal fragment and then promptly goes missing during the night. When the remaining three catch up with their lost friend, they notice something oddly different about him. As his condition worsens, the others realize that some unearthly being may be stalking them in the wilderness.

UNIDENTIFIED stars Parry Shen (the Hatchet franchise, Better Luck Tomorrow), Colton Dunn (Key and Peele), Eddie Mui (Call Back) and Eric Artell (Pair of Kings). Parry Shen and Eddie Mui are also the producers, along with director Jason R. Miller.

Special features on the DVD will include: Commentary with Writer-Director Jason R. Miller Jodieman YouTube Videos Unidentified Space Cam Trailer.

Books:

SHATTERED: The Asian American Comics Anthology (by: Jeff Yang, Parry Shen, Keith Chow and Jerry Ma) Three years after the publication of the groundbreaking Asian American comics anthology Secret Identities, the same team is back with a new volume—bigger, bolder, and more breathtaking in scope.

While the first collection focused on the conventions of superhero comics, THIS new book expands its horizon to include edgier genres, from hard-boiled pulp to horror, adventure, fantasy, and science fiction.

Using this darker range of hues, it seeks to subvert—to shatter—the hidebound stereotypes that have obscured the Asian image since the earliest days of immigration: the stoic BRUTE, the prodigious BRAIN, the exotic TEMPTRESS, the inscrutable ALIEN, the devious MANIPULATOR. The eclectic and impressive lineup of contributors includes many leading Asian American comics creators—Gene Yang, Sonny Liew, Cliff Chiang, Bernard Chang, and Greg Pak—as well as film and literary standouts Jamie Ford, Michael Kang, and Tanuj Chopra. Their original graphic short stories cover topics from ethnic kiddie shows, China’s AIDS policy, and airline security procedures to the untold backstory of Flash Gordon’s nemesis Ming the Merciless and the gritty reality of a day in the life of a young Koreatown gangster. Shattered incorporates thrills, chills, and delight while exposing the hidden issues and vital truths of the nation’s fastest-growing and most dynamic community.

SECRET IDENTITIES: The Asian American Superhero Anthology (by: Jeff Yang, Parry Shen, Keith Chow and Jerry Ma) This volume started it all -- using the conventions of the superhero comic book to expose the real face of the Asian American experience, usually hidden behind the mask of misperception and stereotype.

This groundbreaking anthology brings together top Asian American creators in the comics industry—including Gene Yang (American Born Chinese), Bernard Chang (Wonder Woman), Greg Pak (The Hulk), Sonny Liew (Liquid City), Greg LaRocque (The Flash), Christine Norrie (Black Canary Wedding Special), Tak Toyoshima (Secret Asian Man), Dustin Nguyen (Batman) and Francis Tsai (Heroes for Hire)—as well as new and established creators from film (Kelly Hu, Mike Kang, Sung Kang, Leonardo Nam, Parry Shen), television (Keiko Agena, Dustin Nguyen, Yul Kwon) and literature (Jamie Ford), to craft original graphical short stories set in a compelling "shadow history" of our country: from the building of the railroads, to the Japanese American internment, atomic bombings, the Vietnam airlift, the murder of Vincent Chin and the groundless incarceration of Dr. Wen Ho Lee.

Entertaining, enlightening and more than a little provocative, Secret Identities blends whiz-bang action, wry satire and thoughtful commentary into a groundbreaking anthology about a community too often overlooked by the cultural mainstream.

Praise for ‘SECRET IDENTITIES’:

Wowee!!! What mind-blowing superheroes exploding out of the pages of Secret Identities! As a kid who grew up on comics in the 40s and 50s, for the first time in my life, I recognized, identified, and became a comic book hero.

—George Takei

As a comics fan, I had a great time reading all the fabulous tales; as an Asian American comics professional, I am more than a little in awe of the amazing talent assembled under one house.

—Jim Lee, artist and founder of WildStorm Comics

These Asian American Superheroes knocked me out! I wish I had known these Superheroes when I was a kid—I'd have traded my entire comic book collection for this butt-kicking, death-defying, and brilliant anthology.

—Helen Zia, author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People

Criminally overdue, but well worth the wait, Secret Identities is a treasure trove of an anthology. These stories are as rousing, uplifting, tragic, and funny as our deepest secret fantasies.

—Dwayne McDuffie, founder of Milestone Comics

Good fiction opens a window into truth. And really good fiction opens a window into truths you haven’t seen or thought of or understood before.  That is the great gift of this book.  

—Walter Simonson, writer/artist of Manhunter, Thor, and Orion


Manga is good—this is better… these artists show how we can be funny and witty and profound all at once, turning stereotypes inside out and upside down to create new images that empower individuals to write the scripts of their own lives.       

—Frank H. Wu, author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White 

 

This book is so cool it makes me feel like I can leap over tall buildings in a single bound. It’s beyond awesome!

—Margaret Cho

Secret Identities has hit upon one of those truths that feels surprising only because no one thought of it sooner: that our culture's superhero template dovetails uncannily with Asian American issues and identity.

—David Henry Hwang, Playwright – M. Butterfly, Golden Child

 

The trope of the mask and disguise works well when representing Asian Americans… as does the notion that we can choose our own masks to wear and remove at will.              

—Elaine H. Kim, Professor of Asian American Studies, UC Berkeley

 

At long last, the Asian American superheroes I've always wanted.  Make no mistake, these are geeky comic book stories.  But they're OUR geeky comic book stories. And that makes all the difference.        

 

— Phil Yu, AngryAsianMan.com

 

Secret Identities


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