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OVERVIEW: With a pilot episode independently shot on a whim for less than $500, THE LEGEND OF NEIL went viral and grew to become Comedy Central’s biggest hit original web series with over 10 million views, multiple online award nominations and television airings on MTV and Comedy Central. The online sensation, written by Sandeep Parikh (The Guild, Community) and Tony Janning, follows beer-guzzling slacker Neil Grimsley (Janning), who accidentally finds a code that sucks him into the fantasy video game The Legend of Zelda..
After he enters the world of Hyrule armed with nothing but a shoddy wooden sword and a gigantic hangover, Neil is immediately charged with the task of defeating the evil Lord Gannon and saving Princess Zelda (Angie Hill). In his reluctant adventures, he meets eccentric characters along the way and must find his way out of the game before his heart meter runs out. Felicia Day (The Guild, Eureka, Supernatural) and Mike Rose (Planet Unicorn, Happy Endings) join in the fun as a sex-starved fairy and sarcastic wizard mentors, The Sklar Brothers (Curb Your Enthusiasm, Grey’s Anatomy) star as two whiney giants, and Robert Hoffman (Step Up 2) makes a guest appearance as breaking dancing centaur. Musical guests include Chris Hardwick in Hard n’ Phirm, Garfunkel and Oates and Jonathan Coulton..
Flatiron Film Company, a label of Cinedigm Entertainment Group (NASDAQ: CIDM), will release THE LEGEND OF NEIL for the first time on DVD on December 4. The 2-disc set includes all three seasons (20 episodes and 6 minisodes) of Comedy Central’s smash hit web series, plus bonus features (and some exclusives), including “8-bit love” music video, gag reels, behind-the-scenes clips, a featurette on how to make your own web series, photo galleries, scripts, minisodes, and commentary from the creator, cast and crew. The unconventional comedic web series began in 2007 after a 4-minute YouTube video went viral and received several million viewers.
and 2.0 Dolby Digital
Subtitles - English
Exclusive Bonus Features: “8-bit Love” Music
How to Make Your Own Web Series
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