This Week in Crowdfunding – Batman Faces Off Against Jack the Ripper in New Fan Film ‘Ripper’

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“Did Jack the Ripper stop killing? Or was he stopped by the greatest detective of them all…”

Years ago, in the dark days before DC’s Elseworlds line, Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola took the Batman mythos on a journey backwards in time to Whitechapel in 1889 where the Dark Knight Detective would try to solve the many homicides linked to the mysterious Jack the Ripper in a one-shot entitled Gotham by Gaslight. It was steampunk before steampunk was a thing. This was 1989, and with the Batman movie coming to theaters DC wanted as much Bat-merchandise on the shelves as possible.

It was a brilliant twist on the Bat story we know and love, with new origins for many of the characters that made sense in that era, and it was really good. Good enough that it spawned a sequel two years later, Batman: Master of the Future, where he battled air pirate Alexandre LeRoi.The Gaslight Batman has since appeared in the comic series Countdown, as well as video games Infinite Crisis and Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham.

And now writer/director James Campbell created a not for profit film inspired by the story. Principal photography on Ripper ended in June. He crowd funded much of the movie’s budget, but lost his Jack the Ripper due to his casting in a much bigger feature film. Campbell is looking for another actor to play Saucy Jack, and needs a little more, and you can help.

“Rather than rush out and cast just anyone, we decided to still go ahead with the shoot, knowing that we would have to come back at a later date. We are now very close to casting our new Jack the Ripper, and have been pretty blown away by the actors that are interested.However, attracting that “bigger name” and higher caliber of actor costs more, so this is where you guys can come in and help bring our film and desired “Jack the Ripper” to the screen…”

He has started an Indiegogo campaign to pay the actor, and fund new scenes and reshoots to finish the film.

London , 1888 and the Ripper murders are gripping the country. The people of Whitechapel are afraid to walk the streets at night and the police are no closer to cracking the case. Chief Inspector Abberline leads the investigation and with pressure from above to catch the killer, his own demons start to get the better of him…

What Abberline doesn’t know is that there is someone out there who wants to help.

Someone in the shadows…. watching…. waiting to strike.

“There’s worse things out there than Jack the Ripper.”

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The campaign offers some great backer rewards including a coipy of the film on DVD or Blu-Ray, a t-shirt, vinyl soundtrack album, a poster, a corporate sponsorship with your brand or company logo appearing in the film, and you can even be named an Associate or Executive Producer.

The team’s ultimate goal is to premiere the film at a major US comic convention, and you can help make that happen. Make sure to follow them on Facebook for updates and news.

 

 

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