News Release — For Immediate Release, October 29, 2013
For Information Contact: Eric Edwards Abud
CHICAGO BASED FEATURE FILM/TV PILOT “THE DECLASSIFIED” FINISHED FIRST WEEK OF FILMING AND TRAILER TO PREMIER SOON
CHICAGO, IL – The Declassified, an action packed, suspenseful, and mind bending TV series is a mockumentary of reality TV meets a dramatic and heartfelt romantic story with a mind-bending twist. This SAG-AFTRA series is produced by Eric Abud’s, Kickster Productions, and directed by JW Myers of Route 40 Films and Joseph Graziani of the hit series, “Café Kremlin”.
The Declassified finished the first week of filming last Friday and Saturday and the trailer is to premier soon. The Declassified has opened negotiation with Netflix and will be released to the media and at a VIP screening at the infamous Chicago Theatre. Four hundred plus attendees have RSVP’d and 1500 in mid-November.
The Declassified is an action packed, suspenseful and mind bending story with a heartfelt, hilarious, sarcastic mock on reality television wrapped up in one. The series centers around eight roommates living under one roof in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. The characters become obsessed with fame while their own lives become the center of entertainment for their “fans” as they rig their high-rise loft similiar to the set of MTV’s Real World.
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The Declassified cast includes; Richard Pryor Jr. (Lipstick Goes On Last), Shannon Brown, (Windy) Molly Pan (Divergent), Heather Dorff (Filming ‘Round Midtown), Eric Abud (Doubt), and Jordan Miczek (Divergent).
“Declassified takes the concept of reality TV and turns it on its head,” says producer
Eric Abud. We are creating a comedic love story and edge of your seat storyline mixed with a reality TV theme and parody of a mockumentary production. This is all tied together with a wealth of worthy causes to call attention to social and mental issues. A highly talented cast filled with local Chicago celebrities make this a must-see for anyone who loves a gripping dramatic love
story and reality TV; in particular, those who love to hate the reality genre.“
The Declassified is a feature film pilot episode consisting of a mockumentary on reality TV mixed with a romantic and dramatic psycho thriller storyline. Through confessionals, interviews, and overly dramatic activities, The Declassified mocks the reality television industry as a whole, while connecting with young, old, urban and suburban audiences on a national scale as they look for their place in this lifetime to “make it.” The Declassified is a SAG-AFTRA project. SAG-AFTRA, unites the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists labor unions. Declassified is funded by private investors as well as crowd fund raising campaigns.
For a sneak preview of characters, cast profiles, confessional prequel videos, teasers, and additional details on The Declassified, visit www.declassifiedtv.com, IMDb www.imdb.com/title/tt3114166/reference, Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DeclassifiedWebSeries, and Twitter https://twitter.com/DeclassifiedTV.
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