**Available for Immediate Release**
Evil Genius Productions Partners with Legendary entertainment, STUDIOCANAL, and Pressman Films
Pacific Rim, Highlander, and The Crow are Among the Movie Properties
that will be released as a Tabletop RPG in 2023
San Mateo, CA – Evil Genius Productions, the maker of the Everyday Heroes™ tabletop roleplaying game, today announced today the lineup for their 2023 Season of Adventure™. This season will consist of 8 Cinematic Adventures™ based on popular action films from Legendary Entertainment, STUDIOCANAL, and Pressman Films. The entire season will sell for $130 - discounted from the $20 MSRP for each Cinematic Adventure™.
“With so many great movies to choose from, we’re designing a sampler of sorts, to give the players a chance to experience a variety of different adventures and genres,” says D. Todd Scott, CEO of Evil Genius Games. “Our goal is to provide a new and exciting challenge for gamers all year long.
The 2023 Season of Adventure™ will include the following Cinematic Adventures™.
Kong: Skull Island
Escape From New York
“We’re excited to be partnering with Evil Genius Production and bring these franchises to life,” says Sam Rappaport, Vice President of Interactive Media at Legendary. “It gives our fans the ability to create their own stories within our rich and immersive worlds.”
Each Cinematic Adventure™ will be approximately 100 pages in length and will consist of both new game mechanics and a campaign adventure set in that movie universe. Premier franchises such as Kong: Skull Island and Pacific Rim will be followed by a series of World Books™ to support extended storytelling in these worlds.
“Evil Genius Productions has created some great games to take advantage of our rich movie library,” says Rand Marlis, President of Creative Licensing who represents the STUDIOCANAL films for these products. “It allows fans to revisit why they fell in love with these movies in the first place.”
The Season of Adventure™ will only be available through Kickstarter. The Kickstarter project will launch on May 17th, 2022.
COPYRIGHT/TRADEMARK NOTICES: HIGHLANDER ™ & © 1986, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK ™ & © 1981, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., UNIVERSAL SOLDIER ™ & © 1992, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., TOTAL RECALL ™ & © 1990, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., FIRST BLOOD ™ & © 1982, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II ™ & © 1985, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., RAMBO III ™ & © 1988, 2022 Studiocanal S.A.S., THE CROW ©2022, Crowvision, Inc. PACIFIC RIM™& PACIFIC RIM UPRISING TM & © 2022 Legendary. KONG SKULL ISLAND © 2022 Legendary. All Rights Reserved.
About Evil Genius Productions
Evil Genius Productions, a Black-owned game publisher was founded in 2021 to produce modern-day tabletop roleplaying games. With a team of deeply experienced game designers, Evil Genius is set to create games that are fun and epic in scope. Its first game, Everyday Heroes, is a tabletop roleplaying game set in the modern world. Based on the d20 Modern open gaming license, Everyday Heroes™ is set to ship on the 20th anniversary of its original release. Everyday Heroes will be launched on Kickstarter on May 17th, 2022. More information on Evil Genius Productions can be found online at www.evilgeniusgaming.com.
About Pressman Film
Founded in 1969, Pressman Film is a leading global independent production company producing more than 90 world-class motion pictures and launching the careers of several of the most prominent figures in the worldwide film industry. Notable films include Mary Harron’s American Psycho, Oliver Stone’s Wall Street, Jason Reitman’s Thank You For Smoking, Terrence Malick’s Badlands, John Milius’ Conan the Barbarian, Charles Burnett’s To Sleep with Anger, Brian DePalma’s Phantom of the Paradise, and The Crow Franchise amongst others. Recent Pressman productions include Barry Levinson’s Paterno, Keith Maitland's documentary Dear Mr Brody, Charlotte Colbert's debut feature She Will and Mary Harron's Daliland starring Sir Ben Kingsley and Ezra Miller. Pressman Film has established a philosophy supporting directors visions while balancing independent spirit and studio blockbusters.
About Legendary Entertainment
Legendary Entertainment is a leading media company with film (Legendary Pictures), television and digital (Legendary Television and Digital Media) and comics (Legendary Comics) divisions dedicated to owning, producing and delivering content to worldwide audiences. Legendary has built a library of marquee media properties and has established itself as a trusted brand which consistently delivers high-quality, commercial entertainment including some of the world's most popular intellectual property. In aggregate, Legendary Pictures-associated productions have realized grosses of more than $18 billion worldwide at the box office. To learn more visit: www.legendary.com
About STUDIOCANAL (a CANAL+ Company)
STUDIOCANAL, a 100% affiliate of CANAL+ Group held by Vivendi, is Europe’s leader in production, distribution and international sales of feature films and series, operating in all four major European markets - France, United Kingdom, Germany, and Spain - as well as in Australia and New Zealand. It finances and produces around 30 films per year, distributes around 50 films per year and owns one of the largest film libraries in the world, boasting nearly 6,500 titles from 60 countries. STUDIOCANAL also produces more than 200 hours of TV series each year at an international level, either directly or through its award-winning network of European production companies (TANDEM Productions, RED Production Company, URBAN MYTH FILMS, BAMBÚ PRODUCCIONES, STUDIOCANAL ORIGINAL, SUNNYMARCH TV, SAM Productions).
About Creative Licensing
Located in Los Angeles, Calif., Creative Licensing is a full-service independent merchandise licensing agency that specializes in long-term brand development. Founded in 1982, Creative Licensing currently represents a large catalog of classic films and properties, including STUDIOCANAL for this project.
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