What does all of this mean?! Well, fans of Ryan Murphy's anthology series American Horror Story, answers are coming sooner than you think! FX is hosting the "AHS 6 Sweeps" which gives fans of the series an opportunity to correctly guess the theme of Season 6 and win really cool prizes while doing so. Also in today's Highlights: release details for Dark Exorcism and The Taint Vinyl Soundtrack.
American Horror Story Season 6 Sweepstakes Details Plus Teasers: Press Release: "Los Angeles, CA (August 25, 2016) – FX Networks has kicked-off the American Horror Story S6 Sweeps, the ultimate sweepstakes challenging American Horror Story (AHS) fans to guess the theme of this year’s season. For the first time in the history, the theme for the iconic series will be kept under wraps until the premiere episode airs on September 14th.
"The new AHS teaser campaign has fans anxiously awaiting the premiere and the reveal of this season's theme,” says Kenya Hardaway, VP of Integrated Promotions. “With this sweepstakes, we are giving fans an opportunity to tackle the mystery and make their selection for the chance to win the ultimate prize package."
Official releases by FX have teased and tantalized the show’s enthusiastic fan base with clues to the AHS 6 theme, now FX will ask series devotees to unravel their secret. To participate in the sweepstakes, head to www.ahs6sweeps.com, each submitting fan will be asked to view six video teasers and choose which one best represents a theme from the premiere episode. Registered fans that choose the correct video will automatically be entered into a drawing for a chance to win the grand prize: An all-new 2017 Mercedes-Benz® C300 Coupe including an AHS car kit that will feature, among other items, custom floor mats designed with materials from the AHS Hotel set, one-of-a-kind key chain, first aid kit, and more, plus a trip for two to Los Angeles for a VIP visit to the AHS set. The correct teaser and grand prize winner will be revealed during the AHS 6 premiere episode.
AHS 6 Sweeps Contest Rules: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Begins 8/17/16 at 12:01 a.m. ET; ends 9/7/16 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or DC (excl. AK and HI) , 18 or older (21 in MS, 19 in AL/NE). Void where prohibited. To enter and for Official Rules, visit AHS6Sweeps.com. Sponsor: FX Networks, LLC, 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90035."
Teasers for American Horror Story Season 6 sheds a spotlight on potential horrors to come, although the wide variety of these promo videos only adds to the intriguing mystery surrounding the new season.
Videos viewable in the US:
Dark Exorcism On Demand and DVD Release Details: Press Release: "Breaking Glass Pictures will release the chilling indie horror DARK EXORCISM On Demand and DVD this September. A “chilling to the core” (Aint’ It Cool News) tale of possession from award-winning writer/director David Spaltro, DARK EXORCISM follows a paranormal investigator and a grad student as they come face-to-face with evil. DARK EXORCISM will be available On Demand and DVD on September 13th, 2016.
Synopsis: Grad student Veronica Carpenter (Lynn Justinger) interviews Dr. Lois Kearne (Fiona Horrigan), a renowned paranormal specialist, for her thesis on supernatural research and modern psychology. Dr. Kearne invites Carpenter to join her on an investigation at a Brooklyn home. Once at the residence of nurse Joan Mills (Catherine Cobb Ryan) and her daughter Bethany (Grace Folsom), the investigators are immediately confronted with dark secrets, evil energies, and horrific events. The darkness they discover should have never come to light.
“Compelling performances and a permeating atmosphere of dread really make this film something special,” says Rich Wolff, CEO of Breaking Glass. “DARK EXORCISM is a very welcome addition to our horror catalog.”
Starting September 13th, DARK EXORCISM will be available to buy/rent on the following platforms: iTunes, Amazon Instant, Google Play, Xbox, Playstation, Vudu, and cable broadcast."
The Taint Vinyl Soundtrack: From Kickstarter: “Please support the vinyl record release of the soundtrack to the hit independent horror-comedy feature film THE TAINT.
THE TAINT SOUNDTRACK contains music from the cult film THE TAINT.
Hear the full Taint Soundtrack now: HERE
Inspired by Troma, Evil Dead, and John Waters, The Taint is a 2010 no-budget award-winning horror comedy with an over-the-top 80's-style synthesizer soundtrack. It was distributed by Troma Entertainment and was a big hit on the independent film festival circuit. Due to many fan requests, we would love to release the soundtrack as a vinyl record with your help.
WHO’S BEHIND THIS PROJECT?
The original score was composed by Drew Bolduc and features the music of Philip Heesen III, Robert King, Brian Beck, and Chris Bolduc. Drew Bolduc is the writer/director of the independent films Science Team and The Taint. He also composed the score for Science Team with Joe Ferris.
The album features amazing artwork by Barf Comics.
WHAT WILL YOUR MONEY GO TOWARDS?
The album is ready to go into production, but we need your help to bring THE TAINT SOUNDTRACK to vinyl for the first time. In exchange for your help, we're offering rewards you can get through this campaign like:
Your generous contributions will go toward pressing, shipping, and future marketing of the record.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!”