Saturday, February 4, 2012

Marc Webb enters the world of online original programming

Posted By on Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 11:42 AM

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Colorado College alum Marc Webb ((500) Days of Summer, The Amazing Spider-Man) has a new venture — executive producing Battleground, Hulu.com's first original scripted series.

From Hulu:

By executive producers JD Walsh, Hagai Shaham ("The Details"), and Marc Webb ("The Amazing Spider-Man", "500 Days of Summer"), Battleground is a workplace dramedy set in the world of political campaigns. Head campaign strategist Chris "Tak" Davis and his staff strive to win a Senate seat for their underdog candidate in a race with national consequences. It takes place in Wisconsin, a real battleground state, where Tak and his team manipulate the 24-hour news cycle, new media, and social networking to navigate the unpredictable ups and downs of state politics. All the while, a documentary crew exposes the behind-the-scenes chaos of idealistic twenty-somethings trying to make a difference.

Watch the trailer here, then join the masses online on Feb. 14.

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