Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Secret Project: Arby 'n' the Chief season four

Hey all.

I was gonna save this until Machinima.com aired a teaser trailer for my new project, but that's at least a week away and it was already premiered publicly at CanWest 2010 anyway.

I'm doing one more season of Arby 'n' the Chief.  This is not a continuation of Arby 'n' the Chief in LA.  This is a continuation of the original series, and I will be handling all aspects of production again.  No melodrama, no crazy plots, no new characters, just classic Arby 'n' the Chief, back-and-forth banter and wacky around-the-house antics.  The first two episodes of this fourth season (picking up pretty much where "King" from season three left off, with the original opening credits and everything) are centered around the Halo: Reach beta (not unlike the Master Chief Sucks at Halo 3 video), and the remaining episodes will be sweet and simple shorts centered around either other popular Xbox games or other things (I have one episode idea where the Arbiter and Master Chief compete against each other to see who can draw the greatest dick picture on opposing whiteboards).

It was the two premiere Halo: Reach beta episodes that I showed at CanWest 2010, cut together without any opening or closing credits, and I'm happy to say that the audience loved it.

The catch?  The episodes are shorter.  They're extremely tedious to film, and I'm already putting a lot of work into One Life Remaining's second season which will continue to run alongside this new Arby 'n' the Chief season.

The big improvement in writing seen in One Life Remaining so far will also apply to Arby 'n' the Chief, so the episodes might be short but the substance will be there.

So yeah, there you have it.  Stay tuned for that in the coming weeks.  It's very much a gift for the fans.

Thanks,
Jon

P.S. One Life Remaining season 2 episode 2 was supposed to air this Saturday and... it didn't.  Again.  There's some malfunctioning with Machinima.com's programming schedule I guess.  It'll most likely go up this following Saturday instead.

P.P.S. CanWest 2010 was a blast and I met so many great people, the Rooster Teeth community's made up of some pretty nice folks.