Since I’ve become a member of the Comic / Toy / Cartoon press, I get stuff like this every so often. I’m going to use the blog to share it with you all.
THE LOS ANGELES PROMOTIONAL SCREENING OF
SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2009
WHAT: The Los Angeles promotional screening of “SUPER CAPERS” with
writer/director/actor Ray Griggs, joined by our favorite Hollywood Boulevard “Super Heroes:” Superman, Batman, GreenArrow, Poison Ivy, Spiderman, Iron Man, Wolverine, Wonder Woman, Super Girl, Cat Woman and many more!
WHEN: Saturday, March 14th
WHERE: MANN Chinese 6 Theater
6801 Hollywood Blvd.
TIME: 9:30am – press check in – yeah, you need to be part of the press for this screening event. I still thought it was cool enough to share with you.
10:00am – screening start time
About “SUPER CAPERS”:
Ed Gruberman (Justin Whalin) is a Los Angeles slacker barely scraping by posing for tourist photos in a superhero cape and tights. He’s also a lifelong fan of the Dark Winged Vespers, a masked television superhero who defends the defenseless. Late one night, while still in costume, Ed stumbles upon a mugging in progress in a dark alley. He manages to fight off the armed thug only to learn that the intended victim, an alluring vixen in red leatherette (Christine Lakin), is a real life super villain. When she disappears before the police arrive, Ed is convicted of "superhero brutality" and sentenced to Super Capers, a halfway house for superheroes in training.
Ed catches a ride to his new home in a Bat Cab driven by a former caped crusader once known as Man Bat (played by none other than TV Batman Adam West). Once there he meets a team of the world’s least intimidating crime fighters including Sarge (Tommy "Tiny" Lister), their burly mentor; Herman Brainard (Samuel Lloyd), a crotchety telekinetic with an oversized cranium; Will Powers (Ryan McPartlin), a thin-skinned man of steel; Puffer Boy, a human puffer fish (writer-director Ray Griggs); and Felicia Freeze (Danielle Harris), a cold-hearted beauty who disables her foes with an icy ray. The motley crew travels to its missions in an oversized, tricked-out time traveling RV featuring some utterly underwhelming gadgetry.
As Ed and his colleagues begin to uncover a sinister plot involving the judge (Michael Rooker) who presided at his trial, Ed is framed for a bank robbery and his friends are kidnapped by an evil mastermind and his Agents (Doug Jones). As Ed uncovers a startling secret about his murdered parents, he finds himself in a race against time to summon whatever powers he might possess and rescue his fellow Super Capers from certain doom. An instant cult-classic that pays tribute to the freewheeling TV superhero series and science fiction films of the past, Super Capers may not save the world but it’s a whole lot of crazy fun.
"When Ray Griggs first called me to play a retired ManBat driving a Strange Batmocab, I thought it was Burt Ward playing a practical joke.
Once I found out that Ray was serious, I realized the idea was just bizarre enough to be absurdly funny.
Super Capers is an homage to the classic ‘Batman’. It’s also one of the wackiest super-duper caper movies of the summer. I give it four Zaps and a Kapow!" – Adam West
ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS will release SUPER CAPERS in limited markets on March 20th. SUPER CAPERS is rated PG and has a run time of 98 minutes.
Update – they sent me this picture today.