LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LXD Ventures and Jon M. Chu are thrilled to reveal that two new short films from THE LEGION OF EXTRAORDINARY DANCERS were released on Friday February 25th. The short films titled GAME ON and MATCHED are based on THE LXD's unique brand of storytelling through dance and movement and are sure to excite fans worldwide.
GAME ON shot in 3D and presented at the start of Paramount Pictures' film "JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER" DIRECTOR'S FAN CUT follows two kids as they learn a valuable lesson while playing an extraordinary game. The short film stars THE LXD members Chadd "Madd Chadd" Smith and Kendra Andrews.
The release of GAME ON in 3D in theaters is unprecedented for an online web series. The global success of THE LEGION OF EXTRAORDINARY DANCERS now reaches from theaters to online.
In MATCHED, a young man finding himself out of place, discovers that being unique can lead to the perfect match. MATCHED features Harry Shum, Jr. (Glee, THE LXD) among several LXD members performing.
Fans thrilled by JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER are discovering the talents of director Jon M. Chu who skillfully brought Justin Bieber's story to the big screen. Before JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER and "JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER" DIRECTOR'S FAN CUT, director Jon M. Chu created THE LEGION OF EXTRAORDINARY DANCERS, a series about seemingly ordinary people who discover they have extraordinary powers.
Called "groundbreaking" (New York Times), a "must see" (Entertainment Weekly) and "jaw droppingly amazing" (New York Post), THE LEGION OF EXTRAORDINARY DANCERS was created by acclaimed director Jon M. Chu (JUSTIN BIEBER: NEVER SAY NEVER, STEP UP 2: THE STREETS, STEP UP 3D) and produced by Chu and Hieu Ho in partnership with Agility Studios.
Since its launch in 2010, THE LXD has became a worldwide online phenomenon and instant success when it debuted on Hulu.com, regularly ranking as the #1 most popular video and the site's most popular program in the action and adventure channel.
The critically acclaimed series has also garnered numerous industry accolades including NAPTE's Digital Luminary Award for Best Original Content and Ad Age's Media Vanguard Award for Best Web Series.
Don't miss MATCHED and GAME ON to find out what fans of THE LXD worldwide are raving about.
SOURCE LXD Ventures