Crackle Celebrates Halloween With 'Kill Count 2'
Crackle launches a sequel to its first collection of terrifying horror films featuring hundreds of ingenious on-screen "kills"
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Crackle, the multi-platform entertainment network, today launched a deadly collection of horror films for a second year in a row titled "Kill Count 2." Featuring a select group of 30+ horrifying, gut-wrenching and gore-filled horror films, "Kill Count 2" surpasses last year's chilling assortment of outrageous horror movie moments. Click here to visit "Kill Count 2" on Crackle: http://www.crackle.com/outreach/killcount.
For the ten days leading up to Halloween, beginning Monday, October 22, users will be able to watch and discuss their favorite "kills" presented in the "Kill Count 2" collection on Crackle. The collection of films in "Kill Count 2" will boast more than 300 "kills" including multiple impalements, head explosions, electrocutions and even a handful of bat digestions ... all for one bloody good time.
"There's no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than with a gruesome sequel to our collection of creative horror movie kills in 'Kill Count 2,'" said Mark Cregar , Vice President, Marketing for Crackle. "Fan favorites like NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, PROM NIGHT and VACANCY are sure to keep Crackle viewers screaming and counting as the on-screen death tolls rapidly rise."
Each film featured in the "Kill Count 2" collection will be preceded by a promo and faux ratings card detailing the killings in the movie that follows. Users will also be able to choose a film based on the number of "kills" and level of gore. New this year is the Kill Count Death Toll, a feature on crackle.com that tracks in real time the number of kills watched across Crackle.
The "Kill Count 2" collection of 30+ movies, all uncut and unedited, includes:
Crackle fans in the U.S. can also join in a special "Kill Count 2" Facebook sweepstakes: Daily Severed Head Giveaway. Once a day during the run of "Kill Count 2," users will be asked a trivia question about one of the films in the 'Kill Count 2" collection and one fan per day will win a terrifying severed head prop. Fans can join in by visiting facebook.com/crackle.
Additionally, Xbox LIVE users will enjoy Kill Count 2: Xbox Edition and have exclusive access to these additional gruesome thrillers:
PlayStation®Home users who watch a Kill Count movie in the LOOT™ theatre will be rewarded with limited-edition virtual goods such as bloody axes, official Kill Count t-shirts and posters.
Even Crackle users in Canada will be petrified by the following titles:
"Kill Count 2" will be available in the U.S. and Canada on Crackle.com and will be accessible via Crackle's expanding distribution network, which includes Sony and other manufacturers' Android phones and tablets; the iPhone, iPad and iPod; Sony Streaming Player, BRAVIA televisions and the PlayStation 3 system; Roku players; Xbox LIVE service; and Windows Phones, Barnes & Noble's NOOK Tablet devices and Amazon's Kindle Fire, among others.
Crackle, Inc. is a multi-platform next-generation video entertainment network that distributes digital content including original series and full-length traditional programming from Sony Pictures' vast library of television series and feature films in addition to the libraries of other studios. Crackle is one of the fastest growing entertainment destinations on the Internet, mobile and over-the-top devices, offering audiences high-quality programming in a variety of genres, including comedy, action, sci-fi, horror and music. Crackle reaches an impressive audience through its diverse online and mobile distribution network. Visit Crackle's site at www.crackle.com or find Crackle on Facebook at www.facebook.com/crackle.
SOURCE Crackle, Inc.
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