Frustrated with their choices in the upcoming presidential election a group of citizens re-animate Abraham Lincoln and run him. Read more
This project's funding goal was not reached on January 26, 2012.
About this project
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Here's the story --
The Re-Assassination of Abraham Lincoln is a web series that follows a group of citizens who are so frustrated with their choices in the upcoming United States Presidential election that they re-animate the corpse of Abraham Lincoln and run him (as a 3rd party independent candidate, if you're curious). He wins, of course, but it turns out that "honest Abe" (Our fake version of him, anyway) is kind of an a**hole. No sooner does Abraham Lincoln step into The White House than the cloning process begins to break down, turning Lincoln into a zombie and forcing those who "created" him to assassinate him ... again.
If I had to pitch it in Hollywood parlance I'd say think of it as The West Wing meets The Walking Dead.
(Although, to be fair, the zombie element doesn't show up until the 3rd act. Shhh! It's a surprise.)
I've divided this project into three very specific phases for very specific reasons.
Phase 1 allows us to shoot the first 2 10 minute episodes as a "pilot" that we can show to guest name actors, sales agents (domestic and foreign), producers -- anyone and everyone, essentially. Once we fold in some additional elements, then we move on to Phase 2, which will allow us to complete the rest of Series 1 (6 episodes, total), which ends with quite the cliffhanger. Phase 3 covers the production, editing and distribution of the second series (10 episodes), which takes us to the finale.
This is an ambitious series, inspired by the hilarious British sketch comedy series League of Gentlemen and The Kids in the Hall with a little of Steven Moffat's current run on Dr. Who mixed in.
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