In a collaboration that promises to redefine the fan experience, Universal Pictures and Aptos Labs have revealed an innovative addition to the upcoming release of Universal’s The Exorcist: Believer, a new chapter in the iconic 1973 horror classic. Set to premiere on October 6th, tickets for the spine-chilling film are already available for purchase on Fandango.
This groundbreaking initiative, known as The Exorcist: Believer fan experience, is brought to life through Aptos blockchain technology.
It offers fans, movie enthusiasts, and the general public a unique opportunity to fully immerse themselves in The Exorcist: Believer film, crafted by the master of horror, Blumhouse, in collaboration with Morgan Creek Entertainment and Halloween franchise director David Gordon Green.
The fan experience promises a blend of horror and fun, featuring a range of filters, digital artwork, integration of key movie plot points, and the chance to win real-world prizes. It’s not just about watching the film; fans can virtually step into the shoes of a cast member. Throughout this free experience, users can participate in contests to win a variety of Exorcist: Believer-themed prizes.
Starting immediately, fans who purchase a ticket to The Exorcist: Believer through Fandango will receive a redemption code granting access to this digital escapade. Within this realm, they can collect exclusive artwork, glimpse behind-the-scenes footage, and utilize an augmented reality (AR) filter according to their preferences.
Greg Reed, Vice President of Technology Partnerships at Universal Pictures, emphasized the grand vision they have with Web3, aiming to create interconnected digital experiences across their platforms. Reed noted that Aptos provides the robust technology necessary to revolutionize how fans engage with movies, ensuring reliability and scalability for a vast volume of immersive experiences.
Mo Shaikh, Co-founder & CEO of Aptos Labs, shared his excitement about collaborating with Universal Pictures and Fandango, aligning on the goal of enhancing user experiences through cutting-edge technology. Shaikh underscored the unique attributes of Aptos as an enterprise-grade layer1 blockchain capable of handling the massive scale and performance required to astonish millions of Exorcist: Believer fans.
Experiences like The Exorcist: Believer built on Aptos are fueled by Move, a specialized programming language crafted by former Big Tech engineers. Move optimizes creativity, scalability, and efficiency for creators, resulting in a fan experience that brings them as close as technologically possible to the story and characters, all while minimizing environmental impact on a global scale. As the release date approaches, fans eagerly anticipate stepping into the eerie world of The Exorcist: Believer and embarking on this innovative cinematic journey.