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What Is This? September 29, 2007

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Uncategorized , trackback

A little birdy has tipped me off to fightingthedead.com, a new teaser site for a sci-fi/genre TV project for 2008. Not sure what network or what it is called (possibly ‘Fighting the Dead’?), but apparently it involves many Star Trek veterans from in front and behind the camera. Once at the site you may even be able to distinguish one of their voices.

Note that this has nothing to do with J.J. Abrams /Cloverfield’ project which is also using these viral videos.

For more information you can send an email to cjasper@falconrockcommand.com, and another site (falconrockcommand.com) says there will be an update next week

Comments

1. girl6 - September 29, 2007

Great. I’m the first–to have nightmares tonight. That was extremely disturbing. I hate zombies. They’re so…pesky.

2. girl6 - September 29, 2007

Oh, yeah. Turn down your sound for the 1st 10 seconds or so. I scared the crap out of my dogs.

3. Twilightsol - September 29, 2007

If this is what I think it is. this is going to be so cool. I hope its a TV show about a zombie invasion. WOW that would be pretty awesome.

4. Darkthunder - September 29, 2007

I listened to the audio a few times, and I must admit: I didn’t recognize any of them. Anyone care to fill me in?

5. SebiMeyer - September 29, 2007

Hm, it’s not like I ever thought “wouldn’t it be nice if the ST makers turned their attention to Resident Evil-style “survivor horror,” though. Then again, Best of Both Worlds and First Contact and most *good* Borg episodes are just that, when you think about it.

Should be interesting, but would DEFINITELY need some sort of story arc as a weekly show ala monster of the week would be even more ridiculous than the usual far feched worst case scenario that starts of most of such movie/game situations that end up with people’s brains eaten, or worse.

6. jon1701 - September 29, 2007

I usually have a good ear for stuff like this.

Only voice I can hear is a male voice saying “turn it off” and “get down, now, now”.

Cant place it at the moment though…

7. jon1701 - September 29, 2007

Tim Russ?

8. Quatlo - September 29, 2007

Zombies have been exploited to death.

9. Allister Gourlay - September 29, 2007

possibly the nafest trailer this year… done in flash in 10 seconds ill bet,
it looks like a Cloverfield rip-off..straight to video!

10. Commodore Z - September 29, 2007

I didn’t recognize the voices either. Looks creepy. I’ll check it out when its on the air.

11. Tony Whitehead - September 29, 2007

I don’t know what to think about these “teaser” websites like this one and the cloverfield site. I suppose it’s just for the hardcore fans. By the time the actual marketing gets going, it’s going to be interesting to see if these websites had any affect on the audience

12. Oceanhopper - September 29, 2007

What is it?
Looks like a zombie about to feast on human flesh to me.

All harmless fun of course…. Having a society that craves violent movies about cannibals, the living dead, sadism, psychotic murderers and college frat parties is in NO way a sign of a civilisation in decline.

13. girl6 - September 29, 2007

#8
BAWHAHAHAHA!

14. Erik - September 29, 2007

It’s Frakes saying “Turn it off!”

15. Charles Trotter - September 29, 2007

Crikey! Very creepy. I swear that guy with the gag or whatever over his mouth looks like Marc Alaimo (Gul Dukat on DS9). I look forward to hearing more on this.

16. Charles Trotter - September 29, 2007

In fact, I think the guy pictured is the same guy…

17. Aaron R. (Sisko for president 08) - September 29, 2007

#12 Oceanhopper…. Another thing of note is the terrible spelling and grammar being a clear cut sign of the decline of “civilisation”.

Aaron R.

18. MiamiTrek - September 29, 2007

Re: #17
Don’t forget certain words are spelled with an s instead of a z in British English, including civilisation.

Don’t worry, we won’t judge you as hastily for being ignorant.

And yeah, no voices really rang any bells for me.

19. Commodore Z - September 29, 2007

From the screencap posted above, it looks like the series is set in August 2008 or August 2009 (image not clear enough to tell which), so it’s a present-day or near-future storyline.

20. Kevin - September 29, 2007

I love zombie movies. If this is gona be an actual series- SWEET!

21. Ron Jon - September 29, 2007

Doesn’t sound anything like Frakes. Spill it, Anthony! Who is it?

22. Tanner Waterbury - September 29, 2007

Cant tell who it is. I didnt trust the link for a second, i thought it might be a screamer. The quick flash of the guy laying on the floor did look like Alamio though.

23. Tanner Waterbury - September 29, 2007

Oh yeah, and today is my 20th Birthday.

24. MiamiTrek - September 29, 2007

Happy Birthday Tanner. You’re a day older than TNG!

25. Ron Jon - September 29, 2007

Happy birthday Tanner!

I think the guy’s nose doesn’t look like Alaimo. More like Combs.

26. snake - September 30, 2007

meh. thats all i have 2 say

27. CmdrR. - September 30, 2007

Maybe it’s Nimoy. “Zombies of the Stratosphere,” anyone?

28. Harry Ballz - September 30, 2007

Looks like crap to me! It’s amazing what passes for entertainment these days……

29. spockboy - September 30, 2007

I completely agree Hairy,—-er—I mean Harry : )

30. Harry Ballz - September 30, 2007

#29
Spockboy, I admire your work so much, you may call me Hairy!

31. Bobby - September 30, 2007

It’s Frakes

32. Ron Jon - September 30, 2007

Definitely not frakes. Couldn’t be Nimoy. He’s busy on Trek XI.

33. Paul Martin - September 30, 2007

Its like loading up a spectrum game watching this!

34. spocklover - October 1, 2007

Ok, I’ll bite. What is Falcon Rock command?

35. Commodore Z - October 2, 2007

Falcon Rock Command is probably the name of the series. Looks like they’re going to release an update in two days.

36. norsken - June 8, 2008

search for falconrockcommand on google and watch all of the video clips and read the blog, realy interesting stuff,

Its going to be a tv serie, and will be launching later this summer

sry for my bad english, im from norway

37. Arruda - July 2, 2008

hell yeah man, i was just thinking about how badass a zombie series would be…i hope they dont do to it what they did resident evil…

38. Ashley - November 5, 2008

re 17.

f*cking dumb Yanks. You make up your own language and think you know everything, yet the rest of the world sits back and laughs at your ignorance.

39. Mysterio - November 14, 2008

just letting y’all know, the picture says the date that follows:

10 AUGUST 2009

I’m gonna let y’all figure it out for yourselves.

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