SOURCE: Legion M

April 19, 2016 09:00 ET

Legions of Fans Rush to Reserve Their Rightful Place in the First Fan Owned Entertainment Studio

After Only Four Weeks, Legion M Reservations Cross $1 Million Threshold

SILICON VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - April 19, 2016) -  Passionate fans and creators are flocking to Legion M to reserve shares in the innovative new entrant to the Hollywood system. Since its official launch at the first ever Silicon Valley Comic Con on March 18, 2016, Legion M has received over $1 million in reservations for stock in the company from well over one thousand fans.

"The fans are speaking, loudly, and with their dollars. More than one thousand fans have already rallied around Legion M, declaring their enthusiasm for what we are doing, and excited to own their piece of the future of entertainment," said Paul Scanlan, CEO and co-founder of Legion M. "We are motivated and fueled by the shared passion and fervent enthusiasm we are seeing from fans and creators alike. We have definitely tapped into something special."

Over the next few years, Legion M intends to mobilize upwards of one million fans who will not only provide the financial muscle to make the studio a major player in Hollywood, but will form a massive, built-in fan base active and ready to help make Legion M projects successful. 

"With creative partners like Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, Meltdown Entertainment, Animal Repair Shop / 42 Entertainment, and others coming soon (hint, hint), Legion M is seeing some of the most innovative, funny and cool projects yet to be produced," said Jeff Annison, President and co-founder of Legion M. "Legion M gives creators the ability to engage with thousands of fans before a project is even greenlit. Then we can bring the power of the Legion to make those projects successful."

Roxanne Deblauwe learned about Legion M at Silicon Valley Comic Con, and signed up on the spot. "I am beyond excited about how Legion M is changing the way fans all over the world can engage with Hollywood," she said. "I can't thank the Legion M team enough for what they're doing, and I'm thrilled to be a part of the revolution."

Scanlan added, "We have been blown away by the early response by fans who want to invest in Legion M. At our launch in March, we were expecting a few hundred people to register intent before we announced our first project, but this has been nothing short of a stampede. We have already exceeded the first million in indications of interest well ahead of schedule."

Annison concluded, "Legion M's goal from day one has been to empower the creators while engaging fans to be a part of the content they love, and judging by the reception we've received thus far it appears that we're well on our way. The fans and creators see this as a win-win opportunity, and we can't wait to announce our first project later this summer."

About Legion M
Legion M will be the world's first FAN-OWNED entertainment company. FANS own the company, FANS get behind the scenes, and in the event Legion M is successful -- FANS share the rewards! Legion M co-founders Paul Scanlan and Jeff Annison are the Emmy winning team who co-founded MobiTV, the pioneer and market leader in over the top and multiscreen platforms and content monetization, as well as the New York Rock Exchange which brought Fans and the musical artists they love together in partnership. 

Legion M's mission is to empower creators to push the boundaries, and empower Fans to be a part of the content they love. Join us at www.thelegionm.com.

About Stoopid Buddy Stoodios
Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is an artist-friendly collective that houses some of the finest talent in all of animation. Founded by partners Seth Green, John Harvatine IV, Matthew Senreich and Eric Towner, the company has a knack for creating unique visuals and telling character driven stories with an uncanny sensibility. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios is home to the longest running stop-motion show on television, "Robot Chicken" and Sony Crackle's "SuperMansion," as well as Sony Pictures Animation's hybrid animated features "Superbago" and "Rabbids," Denny's "The Grand Slams," Mattel's "WWE Slam City," L/Studio's "Friendship All-Stars," MAD's stop-motion "Spy vs. Spy," and Netflix's upcoming "Buddy Thunderstruck" among many others.

The company's two-building campus and state-of-the-art facility located in Burbank, CA, makes it the largest studio specializing in stop-motion animation in California. The company's work covers the animation gamut, ranging from charming hand-crafted animation all the way to high-end feature quality animation. For more information, please visit www.leagueofbuddies.com.

About Meltdown Comics
Never Not Melting: Meltdown is Located in the heart of Hollywood on Sunset Blvd. Meltdown opened in 1993 and has since become one the most respected comic, pop culture and comedy studios in the world. The 10,000 sq ft giant has garnered a reputation for hosting award winning comedy including Comedy Central's The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, live shows and podcasting events in their collaborative space with Nerdist, the NerdMelt Showroom. For more information, please visit www.meltcomics.com.

About Animal Repair Shop (42 Entertainment)
Animal Repair Shop is a new mixed reality studio bridging the gap between content and technology, stories and platforms. With a slate of original projects spanning film, television, location-based entertainment, AR, gaming and mobile, Animal Repair Shop is focused on bringing new forms of audience engagement to life in fun and unexpected ways. ARS was founded by preeminent alternate reality gaming pioneers Susan Bonds and Alex Lieu of 42 Entertainment, with over a decade of experience bringing stories to life that have engaged millions of people across the globe. 42 Entertainment's award-winning work includes Xbox (Halo), PS4 (inFAMOUS) and PS3 (Resistance) videogames, films like "The Dark Knight," "Spiderman," "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" and "TRON: Legacy," and the award-winning Nine Inch Nails "Year Zero" concept album as well as top EDM artist ZEDD's latest album, "True Colors". 

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