Overture Films is setting up shop in Georgia to begin filming their remake of George A. Romero’s The Crazies, which stars Timothy Olyphant, Radha Mitchell and Joe Reegan. While most of you would normally be reading about this from our website, one of you is going to get the chance to live it live from the set! Bloody-Disgusting has partnered with Overture Films to give one lucky reader a trip to the set on April 3rd to be an extra in the film!! To learn how, read beyond the break.
The Breck Eisner directed film revolves around the inhabitants of a small Kansas town who are beset by death and insanity after a plane crash lets loose a secret biological weapon into the water supply.
Overture Films and Bloody Disgusting will fly one lucky winner to be an extra in the film THE CRAZIES, all you have to do to enter is become a follower of THE CRAZIES on Twitter. It’s super easy, just click here to start following THECRAZIESFILM on Twitter. Not only will you automatically be entered for a chance to win, but you will also receive updates on the contest, tweets from the set, latest film content and much, much more!!
Also, register here for updates on other cool films like THE CRAZIES only on Bloody-Disgusting.com. Winner will also be announced in a news blast to all 60,000+ B-D readers! Also check out Bloody-Disgusting’s Twitter page.
Winner must be available to travel week of March 31st. Exact travel dates are subject to change. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. & D.C., 18 or older. Professional actors, as determined by Sponsor, are not eligible. Sweepstakes starts 12:01 a.m. ET 2/23/09, ends 11:59 p.m. ET 3/9/09. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules (see below). Sponsor: Overture Films, LLC.
The Crazies Sweepstakes
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE FIFTY (50) UNITED STATES AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. Employees (and their immediate families (parent, child, spouse or sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and those living in their same households, whether or not related) of the Overture Films, LLC (“Sponsor”), bloodydisgusting.com, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies are not eligible to enter or win. Professional actors, as determined by Sponsor, are also not eligible. By participating, entrants agree to be bound by these Official Rules and the decisions of the judges and/or Sponsor, which are binding and final on matters relating to this sweepstakes. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.
TO ENTER: Between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on February 23, 2009 and 11:59 p.m. ET on March 9, 2009 (the “Entry Period”), you will be automatically entered when you sign-up to follow THE CRAZIES on Twitter. You must be a registered member of Twitter. Registration is free. You can opt-out at any time by following the instructions at Twitter. All entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. ET on March 9, 2009 to be eligible. Please note: You can still follow THE CRAZIES on Twitter after March 9, 2009; however, you will not be entered into the drawing. Limit one (1) entry per username and person and per email address for the duration of the Entry Period. Multiple entries received from any username or person or e-mail address will be void. Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or which subvert the entry process are void. All entries become the property of Sponsor and will not be acknowledged or returned.
DRAWING: Potential winner will be selected in a random drawing held on or about March 10, 2009 from all eligible entries received by an independent judging agency. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received. Potential winner will be notified on Twitter by “tweet” on or about March 10, 2009 and will have twenty-four (24) hours from time “tweet” was sent to respond or prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected. Potential winner will be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility, a liability release and, where lawful, a publicity release as well as any other documents which may be required by Sponsor within three (3) days of date of issuance. If such documents are not returned within the specified time period, prize notification is returned as undeliverable, or potential winner is not in compliance with these rules, prize will be forfeited and, at Sponsor’s discretion, an alternate winner selected. If potential winner is an eligible minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner set forth herein.
PRIZE: Opportunity for winner to appear as an extra in feature film, The Crazies. Prize includes roundtrip, coach class air transportation from a major U.S. gateway airport nearest winner’s residence to designated location, up to three (3) days and two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations (one room, single occupancy) and ground transportation between airport and hotel and hotel and set. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $1,500. Actual value of may vary based on point of departure and destination. Any difference between stated value and actual value will not be awarded. If, for whatever reason, Sponsor is unable to provide winner with the opportunity to appear as an extra, no compensation or substitution will be provided; however, remainder of prize package will be awarded and Sponsor will have no further obligation to winner. Sponsor does not guarantee that winner will appear in the final cut of the film. Winner must comply with all set rules and regulations. Failure to do so may result in forfeiture of prize. Trip must be taken on dates specified by Sponsor or prize will be forfeited and Sponsor will have no further obligation to such winner. Exact dates subject to change but travel is tentatively scheduled for the week of March 30, 2009. Sponsor reserves right to change dates. Travel must be made through Sponsor’s agent, on a carrier of Sponsor’s choice. Certain travel restrictions may apply. All federal, state and local taxes and all other costs associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided, including additional ground transportation, luggage fees, meals, souvenirs, gratuities are the sole responsibility of the winner. Winner may not substitute, assign or transfer prize or redeem prize for cash, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute prize (or portion thereof) with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion.
GENERAL CONDITIONS: Released Parties (as defined below) are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered, garbled or registration or sign-ups; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise relating to or in connection with the sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the sweepstakes, the processing of registrations or entries, the announcement of the prize or in any sweepstakes-related materials. Released Parties are also not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by site users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the sweepstakes. Released Parties are not responsible for injury or damage to participants’ or to any other person’s computer related to or resulting from participating in this sweepstakes or downloading materials from or use of the web site. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the sweepstakes or website or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the sweepstakes and, if terminated, at its discretion, select the potential winner from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Entrants, by participating, agree that Sponsor, www.bloodydisgusting.com, Twitter, and their respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising and promotion agencies and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, “Released Parties”) will have no liability whatsoever for, and shall be held harmless by entrants against, any liability, for any injuries, losses or damages of any kind, including death, to persons, or property resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, misuse or use of the prize (including any travel or activity-related thereto) or participation in this sweepstakes. Winner, by acceptance of prize, except where legally prohibited, grants permission for Sponsor and its designees to use his/her name, address (city and state), photograph, performance, voice and/or other likeness and prize information for advertising, trade and promotional purposes without further compensation, in all media now known or hereafter discovered, worldwide in perpetuity, without notice or review or approval. In the event of a dispute regarding entries received from multiple users having the same e-mail account, the authorized subscriber of the e-mail account at the time of entry will be deemed to be the entrant and must comply with these rules. Authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned the e-mail address by the Internet Service Provider (ISP), on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses.
WINNER’S NAME: For the name of the winner (available after March 25, 2009), send a self-addressed stamped envelope to: The Crazies Sweepstakes, 9242 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, for receipt no later than April 30, 2009.
SPONSOR: Overture Films, LLC, 9242 Beverly Blvd., Suite 200, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.
this week in horror
This Week in Horror - May 1, 2017 - The Mist, Hellboy, Michael...
The Mist has an extra gory new trailer, Hellboy is getting an R-rated reboot, and legendary actor Michael Parks passed away.Posted by Bloody-Disgusting on Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Marvel Just Cast Tom Hardy as ‘VENOM’!
Netflix Series “The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance” Will Be a Prequel to the ’82 Classic!
Here’s Why We’ll Never See the Gruesome ‘Event Horizon’ Director’s Cut
‘Halloween’ Reboot Shooting This Fall; More On Making Michael Scary Again
As Suspected, They’re Going to Remake ‘Resident Evil’