Los Angeles, CA (WiredPRNEWs.com)) – Ever since the advent of the Choose Your Own Adventure books, Interactive Cinema has been on the tip of everyone’s tongue. Hollywood has yet to discover what to do with it or how to even create it. Now, an “Interactive Trailer” for David N. Donihue’s interactive hipster break up saga, The Weathered Underground, has been released on youtube. Like the film, this YouTube trailer allows the viewer to decide what happens next by clicking on different comic book style boxes. The upcoming film being released by Indican Pictures will be available on DVD, iPod and iPhone and has hundreds of choices with over four and a half hours of live action content.
With its hip comic book aesthetic, the film stars Michael Ciriaco and Brea Grant (Daphne from NBC’s Heroes) and features a live performance by indie rock underground superstars, The Lashes.
Using annotations that are often used for menu design, the YouTube interactive trailer gives a sneak preview of what it’s like to make choices for live action characters and gives audiences a hilarious peak into this rather ground breaking and visually eyepopping comedy.
Is David N. Donihue’s The Weathered Underground the future of cinema? See the YouYube clip below and decide for yourself, but the word on the street is – it just may be.