Are you ready to take a seat down within the theater and whip out your smart-phone for a choose-your-own-adventure movie? That simply is likely to be in our futures as Collider has reported that Alexandre Aja has signed on to direct an interactive haunted home film for Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Companions.
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Alexandre Aja, the horror director behind HIGH TENSION, THE HILLS HAVE EYES, PIRANHA 3D, and the current CRAWL, will co-write the script together with Jeff Howard (The Haunting of Hill Home) and Nick Simon (THE GIRL IN THE PHOTOGRAPHS), which is predicated upon an thought by Howard and Mike Flanagan (DOCTOR SLEEP). Now, how will this interactive venture work? I will let Collider do the heavy lifting.
To develop the venture, Amblin Companions is working with Kino Industries’ CtrlMovie expertise, which empowers filmmakers to create branched narrative, interactive characteristic movies that permit audiences to affect the storyline. Utilizing an app on their cell telephones, viewers members will be capable of vote within the theater to determine what characters will do at pivotal factors within the narrative, that means that Aja’s movie can have a unique plot, ending and even operating time relying on the viewers’s selections.
We have seen a resurgence of interactive tasks just lately, notably Black Mirror: Bandersnatch on Netflix, however bringing this idea to the big-screen with a theater full of individuals looks as if a a lot trickier prospect. That mentioned, achieved proper, this may very well be a hell of a variety of enjoyable in addition to a possible cash maker as audiences would return a number of instances so as to expertise completely different plot twists. Ideas?