Online Horror

Bryan Singer is overseeing an ambitious new online series set in a world where technology has gone horrifically wrong.

a9cae7b4b6672cce5943.jpg

Director of The Usual Suspects and X-Men, Bryan Singer, is acting as producer behind a futuristic live-action web series, H + The Digital Series, which will debut on August 9 on YouTube.

Directed by Stewart Hendler (Sorority Row), the series is set in a world where the human race is hardwired to the Internet. Consumers are rapidly installing a chip called H+ into their nervous systems that allows them to access the Internet 24 hours a day - just by thinking about it. But when a virus is released - causing a third of the world's population to die instantly - the fight for survival and the search for who is responsible is on.

The series has recruited an acclaimed international cast that includes Alexis Denisof (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Hannah Simone (New Girl) and Amir Arison (Law & Order: SVU).

Fans can already subscribe to the H + The Digital Series channel on YouTube where they will have access to exclusive new content in the lead-up to the series' premiere. 

"Our first venture into the digital space gives us the freedom to engage fans with new content that is immersive, interactive and is tailored to be enjoyed online," Bryan Singer said of the venture. "H+ The Digital Series on YouTube provides us with a strong two-way dialogue with our fans, creating a deeper and ongoing connection."

For more information, head to the show's Facebook page.

Photo credit: Singer, courtesy of Getty Images/Kevin Winter.

comments powered by Disqus
follow us on twitter
like us on facebook

latest issue

Filmink latest issue

latest features

From The Vault: Ben Mendelsohn

Ben Mendelsohn’s career has turned red hot since ‘Animal Kingdom’, and FilmInk revisits an interview with the actor from 1998 when he was still looking to make his mark.

Every Little Thing

When The Beatles' classic film, 'A Hard Day's Night', needed mastering and sharpening for Blu-ray and DVD, Giles Martin was just the right man to knock it into shape.

Slim Prospects

Gifted Burmese-Taiwanese director, Midi Z, and his star, Wu Ke-Xi, tell a heartbreaking story of poverty and tragic choices with ‘Ice Poison’, which was one of Danny Peary’s highlights at the Tribeca Film Festival.

Poetry In Motion

Australian actress, Miranda Otto, gets an all-too-rare meaty lead role as American poet, Elizabeth Bishop, in the drama, ‘Reaching For The Moon’.

latest reviews

Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie
Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie

Stretched beyond its sitcom formula, d’jokes begin to wear a little thin.

Hercules (3D)
Hercules (3D)

Director Brett Ratner and Dwayne Johnson deliver a solid popcorn flick, which succeeds in the action and humour stakes.

Snowpiercer
Snowpiercer

The characters come second to its ingenious premise, but it still rates as a riveting blockbuster.

Deliver Us From Evil
Deliver Us From Evil

Uninspired and downright silly, this is a textbook example of why the horror genre gets a bad rap.