What is the quickest way to fame and riches? Simple, make a web series. This is the premise of a new show, The Webventures of Justin & Alden, scheduled to debut next week. The series follows two struggling actors as they attempt to produce their masterpiece.
The series, which debuts Tuesday, April 27th follows Alden Ford and Justin Tyler a pair of hapless actors as the set out to make the greatest web series show in the history of the web. The two sojourn forth with unproduced script in hand for Los Angeles, naturally, hoping to get their masterpiece produced or in the interim to attach a major star to the project. Along the way they cross paths with many familiar faces including Felicia Day, Mark Gantt, Taryn Southern, and Jessica Rose.
The series is produced by Wilson Cleveland, Sandeep Parikh who along with his Legend of Neil co-creator, Tony Janning, wrote the series, as well as, Easy to Assemble’s Illeana Douglas and Dominik Rausch. The series was directed by Streamy award winning director Sean Becker. Trident Layers is sponsoring the series. Trident recently sponsored this year’s Streamy awards. Fortunately, the series was filmed before the Streamys. In fact, judging by the trailer it looks like several scenes were shot on Streamy night.
Given the number of major players attached to the project, certainly, it will garner its fair share of buzz. Furthermore, it will be interesting to see the effect so much star power has on the show’s viewer ship. Check out the trailer below and decide whether or not The Webventures of Justin & Aiden is worth a look.