INTERVIEW WITH LUKE GOSS [ACTOR]

Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 07]

 

Well, look we made another issue... it's a good one, some great interviews... and of course music, movies and mayhem!

INFO: Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages. 

In this issue:
GREEN ROOM [INTERVIEW] - Composer... Holly Amber Church - FILM “WORRY DOLLS” [2016]
"GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) : Be afraid of this one. " by: Jason Lee Knight [KNIGHT at the MOVIES]
BLUE ROOM [INTERVIEW] - Willing to Travel with Talent/Actor "Kevin Chua" [2016]
"Getting” Weird: When a Subgenre is a Subgenre and its Shadow is Over More
Than Innsmouth (Part One)" By: KC Redding-Gonzalez
RED ROOM [INTERVIEW] - SCOTT GLASGOW - FILM “The Curse of Sleeping Beauty” [2016]
Flashback Weekend Chicago Horror Convention [2016]
coverage by: The Horror & SciFi Prop Preservation Association, LLC

And all our favorite things; FILMS, MUSIC, BOOKS, ETC.
Giveaways... are everywhere, well you just need to look!!

CURRENT ISSUE:

LINK ONE:  DROPBOX (CLICK HERE) 
LINK TWO: MEDIAFIRE (CLICK HERE) 
PAST ISSUES: [CLICK HERE]

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Jeremy [The Wolf]

MEET THE MAESTROS OF VIDEO GAMES AT PAX WEST 2016 IN SEATTLE

 
Seattle, WA - On Sunday, September 4, hear from the award-winning composers of ABZÛ, ASSASSIN'S CREED, THE BANNER SAGA, BORDERLANDS, CALL OF DUTY, DEUS EX, DRAGON AGE, FALLOUT, FANTASIA, JADE EMPIRE, JOURNEY, MASS EFFECT, PRINCE OF PERSIA, QUAKE, SYBERIA, THOMAS WAS ALONE, TRON and VOLUME at the 2016 PAX West 'Maestros of Video Games' panel in the Sphinx Theatre, Sheraton Seattle (10:00AM-11:00AM).  

Then join the composers in the Queue Room, Westin (2nd Floor) at 11:30AM for a meet and greet / autograph session immediately following the panel.

The 'Maestros of Video Games' are:

SARAH SCHACHNER
CALL OF DUTY: INFINITE WARFARE, ASSASSIN'S CREED UNITY.

INON ZUR
FALLOUT 4, SYBERIA 3, DRAGON AGE, PRINCE OF PERSIA, EAGLE FLIGHT.

JACK WALL
CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 3, MASS EFFECT, JADE EMPIRE, INTO THE STARS.

SASCHA DIKICIYAN (aka SONIC MAYHEM)
DEUS EX: MANKIND DIVIDED, MASS EFFECT 3, TRON: EVOLUTION.

AUSTIN WINTORY
ABZÛ, ASSASSIN'S CREED SYNDICATE, THE BANNER SAGA, JOURNEY.

DAVID HOUSDEN
VOLUME: CODA, THOMAS WAS ALONE, VOLUME.

Moderated by EMILY REESE, award-winning radio host and producer of "LEVEL with Emily Reese" podcast.

For more information:

'Maestros of Video Games' Composer Panel (10:00AM)
http://west.paxsite.com/schedule/panel/maestros-of-video-games

'Maestros of Video Games' Autograph Session (11:30AM)
http://west.paxsite.com/schedule/panel/autograph-session-maestros-of-video-games

Jeremy [Six Strings]

Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 06]


Well, look we made another issue... it's a good one, some great interviews... and of course music, movies and mayhem! 

INFO: Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages.

FIND OUT MORE: [CLICK HERE]

We love this stuff, so we share... thank you!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

Thank You, Zack Snyder for BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE!!!

Spoilers Ahead!

I want to use this post to write about my love for BATMAN VS. SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE and use it as a 'Thank You' to Zack Snyder and everyone involved in making one of the greatest super hero films ever.  The hate this movie has received is unwarranted and quite perplexing.  I thought the theatrical cut was great but the restored true version was perfect and I mean that in all sincerity.  The movie delivers a serious story that treats the audience with respect.   It doesn't dumb down the plot by adding action beats every ten minutes or comedy at inappropriate times just to appeal to mainstream audiences who view the super hero genre as nothing more than "leave your brain at the door popcorn fare".  Thank you, Zack Snyder for this film.  Like Superman doing great deeds and still being greeted with fear and hate, you too have given us a great film that has received the same.  Everyone is entitled to their opinions but I find it so strange that this film and MAN OF STEEL have been held under a higher magnifying glass while other films with more problems are given a pass.  See the CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR for example.  CIVIL WAR is pretty much the same freaking movie yet receives high positive ratings!  Don't get me wrong.  I loved CIVIL WAR too but I think BVS was way better.  By the way the Ultimate Edition of BVS is what I will be writing about.  That is the true intended version of the film.  As far as I am concerned the theatrical cut no longer exists.

Essentially BVS is a Man vs. God story.  Because of the abuse he had to endure as a child by his father, Lex Luthor (Jessie Eisenberg) has grown into a man who believes that there no such thing as a god who is good.  To him people only pretend to be good but deep down inside they are selfish frightened creatures.   Superman's existence contradicts Luthor's religion undermining his whole wold view by giving people hope of a better future. Lex sees no such future.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST!!!!

Jason

GHOSTBUSTERS (2016): Be afraid of this one.

Beware!  There be spoilers ahead!

The new GHOSTBUSTERS is not funny or imaginative.  You kind of need those two main ingredients for a good Ghostbusters film.  The jokes falter due to over reliance on improvisation casting suspicion that there wasn't much of a script to begin with.  The jumbled, poorly paced, nearly incoherent story is evidence of that.    Worst yet the characters have very little on screen chemistry and provide absolutely no laughs no matter how hard they try.  Being a Ghostbusters fan I wanted to love this movie but I couldn't.  To put it bluntly this film insults the fans of the old generation while dumbing down the new.

As the film plays before your eyes you can't help but imagine better ways to tell a story about the Ghostbusters.  It would be so easy to put out a third film in the franchise and still have the four protagonists be the new all female Ghostbusters.  We wanted a sequel.  What we got is remake that is suppose to reboot the franchise.  Oh, goody!  We get the same old story of four friends getting together to form a business about catching ghosts and at the end a big giant thing stomps through the streets of Manhattan.  I guess that is the only story that can be told about the Ghostbusters in movie form.  They have told this story three times now!  If you stay to the end you get a mention of Zuul during a post credits scene.  Oh, no!  Ghostbusters is a prequel!!!  What is the deal with Sony and their reboots?  It takes two movies to tell one story that has already been told in a previous film.  It took two new AMAZING SPIDER-MAN movies to equal the amount of narrative put to screen in the first Sam Raimi Spider-Man.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE REST.....

Jason

Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 05]


Well, look we made another issue... it's a good one, some great interviews... and of course music, movies and mayhem! 

INFO: Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages.

FIND OUT MORE: [CLICK HERE]

We love this stuff, so we share... thank you!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 04]


Well, look we made another issue... it's a good one, some great interviews... and of course music, movies and mayhem! 

INFO: Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages.

FIND OUT MORE: [CLICK HERE]

We love this stuff, so we share... thank you!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

Well Go USA Entertainment: KILL YOUR FRIENDS [Blu-ray & DVD] #​KillYourFriends @wellgousa


Based on the best-selling novel by John Niven, KILL YOUR FRIENDS debuts June 7 on Blu-ray™ and DVD from Well Go USA Entertainment. Set in 1990s London at the height of the Britpop music scene, KILL YOUR FRIENDS stars Nicholas Hoult (About a Boy, Mad Max: Fury Road) as a 27-year-old misanthropic A&R executive burning his way through London’s music industry. Fueled by greed and drugs, he’s searching the globe for the next megahit as he freely indulges in an unending orgy of self-gratification. But as the hits dry up and the industry begins to change, the only way he’s going to salvage his sagging career is by taking the concept of “cutthroat” to murderous new levels. Bonus materials include interviews with Nicholas Hoult, James Corden, writer John Niven and more.

As the twentieth century breathes its very last, with Britpop at its zenith, twenty-seven-year-old A&R man Steven Stelfox (Hoult) is slashing and burning his way through London’s music industry. Blithely crisscrossing the globe in search of the next megahit—fueled by greed and inhuman quantities of drugs and alcohol—Stelfox freely indulges in an unending orgy of self-gratification. But the industry is changing fast, the hits are drying up, and the only way he’s going to salvage his sagging career is by taking the idea of “cutthroat” to murderous new levels. 

Jeremy [The Wolf]

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Good-bye to a Friend, Terry Plumeri!


Multi-Platinum and Gold Record recording artist, Terry Plumeri, has recently completed his first in a series of four concert DVDs as composer/conductor of the Moscow Philharmonic. Johnterryl Plumeri and The Moscow Philharmonic Live at Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow will be available in the Fall of 2012. His 2009 release of Romance For Clarinet, Strings and Harp - The Chamber Music of Johnterryl Plumeri – Volume I, has garnered, “Hauntingly captivating…A high level of poise, polish and proportion…A sound world of poetic poignancy that casts an enthralling spell!” from Fanfare Magazine

Terry’s 2007 recording of the 4th, 5th and 6th Symphonies of Tchaikovsky as conductor of the Moscow Philharmonic has received such words of praise as “Exquisite sound…Haunting sense of tragedy… Vivid virtuosity…Exquisite balance…Ingenuous grace. Plumeri's Tchaikovsky is fashioned in the grand style of the Russian school. It permits him and his Moscow Philharmonic any number of shining moments." from Audiophile Audition. In regard to Terry's recordings with the Moscow Philharmonic of his original compositions, Fanfare Magazine has said, "These well-prepared composer-conducted performances and recordings are both technically and esthetically stunning. The emotional curve of Plumeri's music has a dramatic inevitability that carries the listener along without questioning and leaves him fully gratified, very much like the best of Tchaikovsky's efforts." The Washington Post has said of these recordings, "Plumeri conducts the Moscow Philharmonic in a performance sensitive to the music's smallest nuances."

Terry's innovative style of bowing jazz solos on the acoustic bass has garnered comments like "Stunning…a very high level of music" from the Washington Post. "Terry Plumeri's bowed bass work is endlessly compelling" from allaboutjazz.com. "Extraordinary bowing facility" from Jazz Improv Magazine. "Extraordinary bowing skill" from Jazzreview.com. In speaking about his latest jazz release Blue In Green, Audiophile Audition has said, “Blue In Green may well be a disc unique in the history of jazz. The sheer virtuosity of Plumeri’s arco bass often astounds.” In speaking of Terry’s recording with pianist Herbie Hancock, allaboutjazz has said, “The landmark release, He Who Lives In Many Places, is nothing short of Magnificent!”

Terry Plumeri began music at the age of 10 and went on to attend The Manhattan School of Music in New York City on scholarship. It was here that Terry studied with Robert Brennand, principal bass of the New York Philharmonic. Later, during his period as a bassist with the National Symphony Orchestra in Washington D.C., he studied composition and conducting with the Hungarian conductor/composer Antal Dorati, himself a student of the legendary Bela Bartok.

During the past 15 years he has written the music to 57 feature films, which includes the score to the award winning crime story One False Move, which has recently been added to "The New York Times List of the 1000 Best Films Ever Made". His score for One False Move was nominated for, Best Score by the IFP Spirit Awards.

Terry's lectures on music have been heard at the Smithsonian Institute, Georgetown University, Maryland Art Institute and University of Southern California as well as in his private classes in the Los Angeles area on the Vocabulary and Psychology of the Music of Bernard Herrmann in the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, Psycho.

Terry has played with such jazz greats as Cannonball Adderley, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Quincy Jones, Arthur Prysock, Frank Sinatra, Joe Williams, Les McCann, Yusef Lateef, John Abercrombie and Woody Herman. Notable performances include Carniegie Hall/New York City, Albert Hall/London, Herodicus Atticus Theater/Athens, Tchaikovsky Hall/Moscow, as well as the Newport, Monterey and Montreux jazz festivals.

Such a talent... gone to soon!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

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Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 03]

Well, look we made another issue... it's a good one, some great interviews... and of course music, movies and mayhem! 

INFO: Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages.

FIND OUT MORE: [CLICK HERE]

We love this stuff, so we share... thank you!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

Heroes & Villains Fan Fest | Chicago 2016

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Fan Fest arrives to revolutionize the comic con landscape!
March 12 & 13, 2016
Donald E Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL
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The team that re-imagined the horror con storms in to modernize the comic con, bringing you Heroes & Villains Fan Fest; two days of immersive experiences and memories.
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For more Information:
Main Site:

Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 02]

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Well, look we made another issue... it's a good one, some great interviews... and of course music, movies and mayhem! 

INFO: Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages.

FIND OUT MORE: [CLICK HERE]

We love this stuff, so we share... thank you!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

Howlin' Wolf Records: SIX STRINGS [Volume 01]

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Issuing in the new year with changes, hopefully for the better... better is better.
WELCOME TO:
SIX STRINGS [VOLUME: ONE]

Here like we have said, it's a compilation of this website's items compiled... compressed into something more and we hope you stick around for all the changes. It's going to be a free styled magazine for those of you who like the read without all the fluff as this site has become. We want to give you what is out there, what is cool... who is cool and to do this we give you "SIX STRINGS". Featuring music, film, book, interviews, etc. hopefully you will find something great within the pages.

It will be on AMAZON soon, once we figure out how to give it to you for free right now (when cleared) it's .99... So here is a link for you all to download the .pdf edition for free, now you are welcome to make a donation if you want.

SEE ME: [CLICK HERE]

Thank you all, please share... like and comment!
Jeremy [The Wolf] 

Howlin' Wolf Records Presents: A CADAVER CHRISTMAS - William Campbell


A CADAVER CHRISTMAS features a fun, rhythmically-brooding score that takes the listener on a journey through a demented holiday soundscape blending the aura of classic horror and science fiction with the sounds of Christmas!  It's beautifully packaged in a jewel case with an 8-page booklet featuring vivid full color designs by graphic artist/designer Luis M. Rojas and cover artwork by The Dude Designs. For a limited time, orders placed through the Howlin' Wolf Records website will ship with an additional insert booklet autographed by composer William Campbell.

Another last in the year and a MERRY MONSTER, well zombies... please visit one of my favorite labels. Share in the joy of a "A CADAVER CHRISTMAS" released by Howlin' Wolf Records.

 
Jeremy [The Wolf]

C2E2 - CHICAGO, IL March 18-20, 2016


C2E2 – short for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo – is a convention spanning the latest and greatest from the worlds of comics, movies, television, toys, anime, manga and video games.
http://www.c2e2.com/

March 18-20, 2016
South Building at McCormick Place
2301 S Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, Illinois

Walker Stalker Returns to Chicago This May [2016]



Chicago, IL – Walker Stalker , a zombie and horror themed fan fest, will be held at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois on May 28th & 29th, 2016. Fan access to celebrity guests will be the primary focus of this event.

Walker Stalker returns for the third year to Chicago. In March of 2014, Walker Stalker made its debut in Chicago, where it assembled more “The Walking Dead” cast members than any convention ever before, along with other actors from zombie and horror films.

Confirmed guests for the event include (with more to be announced):
Chandler Riggs∙ Michael Cudlitz∙ Josh McDermitt∙ Christian Serratos∙ Katelyn Nacon
Emily Kinney∙ Chad Coleman∙ Lawrence Gilliard, Jr.∙ Giancarlo Esposito∙ Scott Thompson
Aaron Abrams∙ Katharine Isabelle∙ Jay Bonansinga

About Walker Stalker
After a last minute decision to take a trip to Senoia, GA, James Frazier and Eric Nordhoff were given the opportunity to venture on the set of The Walking Dead and meet the actors of the hit television series. The duo became enamored with the show and its subject matter and created a podcast to discuss all things Walking Dead. The topic eventually arose of a convention focused around recreating the very same experience that the cast and crew of the show endure every single day. And thus the concept of Walker Stalker Con was born.

The full event schedule can be found at http://walkerstalkercon.com/chicago/. Keep up with the happenings by finding us on social media: Twitter: @WalkrStalkrCon / Facebook: Walker Stalker Convention / Official Hashtag: #WSChicago

The correct order to watch the STAR WARS movies!

For some strange reason there seems to be profound confusion as to exactly what order you should watch all the STAR WARS movies.  Back in the old days this was not a problem.  It was simple.  You watched STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE followed by its sequel THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK which naturally makes you want to see how this whole space opera ended in RETURN OF THE JEDI.  But then came the extremely unnecessary prequels and ruined a whole generation of Star Wars fans who just do not know any better.  The scary thing is that several generations are going to still be ruined as long as the nerdos out there insist that the prequels are canon.  Potential fans are turned away from the franchise because they started watching the odd and clunky prequels first.  I am here to stop that if possible.  I will show you the way and hopefully explain why you should watch the movies in this particular order.  Get ready for a long, rambling, incoherent rant on this one, folks.



Jason

Wellgo USA Entertainment: THE ASSASSIN #TheAssassin and @wellgousa


 
Back with his first film in eight years, award-winning Taiwanese director Hou Hsiao-hsien (Flight of the Red Balloon, Three Times) wowed this year’s Cannes Film Festival (where he won Best Director) with his awe-inspiring THE ASSASSIN, debuting on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD January 26 from Well Go USA Entertainment. Rich with shimmering, breathing texture and punctuated by brief but unforgettable bursts of action, THE ASSASSIN is a martial arts film like none other. The visually stunning, action-packed film blends tragic historical drama with thrilling swordplay and martial arts in this story of an exiled assassin (Shu Qi, Tai Chi Hero, The Transporter) who must choose between love or duty when she receives orders to kill a man (Chang Chen, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, The Grandmaster) from her past. With a Certified Fresh rating of 83% on Rotten Tomatoes, THE ASSASSIN also stars Zhou Yun (Let the Bullets Fly) and Tsumabuki Satoshi (The Vancouver Asahi).
 
In addition to winning Best Director at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, THE ASSASSIN also won the Cannes Soundtrack Award for Composer Giong Lim and was nominated for the prestigious Palme d’Or. At the 2015 Golden Horse Film Festival, the film was nominated in 10 categories, taking home prizes for Best Director, Best Feature Film, Best Cinematography, Best Makeup & Costume Design and Best Sound Effects. THE ASSASSIN is Taiwan’s submission for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards®.
 
Wellgo USA Entertainment | www.wellgousa.com

Wow, amazing stuff and you should really see it!
Jeremy [The Wolf]

INTRADA RELEASES: CUJO and BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING!

BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING [1965]
Composed and Conducted by PAUL GLASS

For the 1965 Otto Preminger film Bunny Lake is Missing, composer Paul Glass not only created a memorable and highly original symphonic score. Glass worked with general serialism and even strict 12-tone techniques for his more atonal sections, moving effortlessly between intense sequences and those with firm tonality. This is showcased best during the film's climactic sequence, the score’s dramatic highlight, where Glass melds both aggressive, dissonant ideas and genuine tonality into a singularly unique and powerful experience lasting nearly six minutes. In the intense, powerful segments of the score, Glass spares nary a single instrument in the virtuoso activity. Virtually every player is called upon to contribute to the violence, be it muted trumpet or fortissimo trombone, jabbing clarinet or stratospheric piccolo, pounding snare drum or demented xylophone.

INTRADA Special Collection Vol. 344
SHIPPING WEEK OF 1/18/2016
For track listing and sound samples, please visit:
LOOK FOR BUNNY HERE [CLICK HERE]


CUJO [1983]
Composed and Conducted by CHARLES BERNSTEIN

Charles Bernstein's score to the 1983 film Cujo takes a lyrical approach, drawing on the intimacy of piano and winds or using a lush orchestra to create a sympathetic portrait of the Trenton family and their seaside town. But for all of the bucolic warmth that Bernstein’s melodies conjure, something is amiss. Bernstein links the unhappy lives of the Trentons and Cujo’s far less well-off owners, the Cambers. Percussion often echoes without resolve, adding to the melancholy that hangs over Cujo well before its terror begins.

INTRADA Special Collection Vol. 342
For track listing and sound samples, please visit:
CLICK HERE... WOOF!

MEMORIES OF THE SWORD [2016] - Arrives on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD January 12 #MemoriesOfTheSword @wellgousa



From the director of Children of Heaven and starring LEE Byung-hun (G.I. Joe: Retaliation, I Saw the Devil), the lavish epic MEMORIES OF THE SWORD debuts on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD January 12, 2016 from Well Go USA Entertainment. The action-packed film blends tragic historical drama with thrilling swordplay and martial arts. MEMORIES OF THE SWORD also stars JEON Do-yeon (Jibeuro Ganeun Gil), KIM Go-eun (Coin Locker Girl), and LEE Kyeong-yeong (War of the Arrows).

As the greed and excess of a corrupt Monarchy threatens to destroy the once-glorious Goryeo Dynasty, three legendary warriors lead a revolt to overthrow the empire and save its people. But when deceit and betrayal costs the life of a master swordsman, a plot for justice and revenge is set into motion, raging for decades between the two survivors.

Wellgo USA Entertainment | www.wellgousa.com  

Jeremy [The Wolf]