Upper Peninsula, MI-made Northbound 2018 Series Tour begins and new tour trailer released

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The Upper Peninsula, Michigan-made survivalist digital series NORTHBOUND held a Series Tour September 11th and 14th to re-connect regional residents with Seasons 1 and 2, and introduce supporters to a new Season 3 Sneak Preview and series sponsors.


U.P. actress Alisha Mondloch (left) will be introduced as scientist Hannah, in NORTHBOUND Season 3.  Courtesy, “A” Street Films, LLC. / Seeka TV

A new NORTHBOUND Series Tour trailer can be viewed and shared here:  https://vimeo.com/290588462 


Series Co-creator Seth Anderson (stage) kicks off a sponsor raffle after a Tour screening, which included items from U.P.-based Stormy Kromer, tactical brands Damascus Gear, NcSTAR, and presentation sponsor Rip It Energy Fuel beverages. Courtesy, Michael Johns

The series, co-created by U.P., Michigan natives Seth & Nathan Anderson and MN native/producer Jason Hagen, began in 2014 as a proof-of-concept for the forthcoming feature film NORTHSTAR, which will also be filmed entirely in the Upper Peninsula at locations in Houghton, Gwinn, Norway, Iron Mountain, and Sagola to start.  The story follows the early days of lone father, Alex (played by U.P. actor Nate Alwine) as he travels a rugged post-Cataclysmic North American landscape with his comatose daughter, Crystal.  Along the way, Alex gives his all to protect Crystal as they come into contact with other survivalist groups challenging each other for control of the North Woods.


The current cast and crew of NORTHBOUND. Courtesy, Michael Johns.

Digital distributor Seeka TV has renewed Season 3 following the release of Seasons 1 and 2 on the platform October 2017.  This 2018 Series Tour was a unique opportunity for area residents and past supporters to catch up on the series, preview exclusive Season 3 footage, and sign-up to participate in Season 3.

Nate Alwine (center) stars as Alex in NORTHBOUND. Courtesy, “A” Street Films, LLC.

NORTHBOUND screened September 11th at Cold Iron Brewery, 104 S. Lowell St., Ironwood, MI 49938, and September 14th at The Braumart Theatre, 106 E. B St., Iron Mountain, MI 49801.  More dates and venues will possibly be added.



Dickies Medical has sponsored Season 3 with all medical apparel.  L-R: Hannah’s costume display and Los Angeles-based actor Dan Klass introduced as Dr. Trepanier in NORTHBOUND Season 3.  Courtesy, Seth Anderson and “A” Street Films, LLC.

The screenings hosted filmmakers and cast, and attendees were treated to costume and prop displays, and announcements of new regional and national sponsors; Ironwood, MI-based outerwear brand Stormy Kromer, medical apparel brand Dickies Medical, tactical brands NcSTAR and Damascus Gear, and sponsor raffle giveaways.

NORTHBOUND is proudly presented by Rip It Energy Fuel beverages.  Season 3 production began August 11th at Michigan Technological University, and will resume November 2018 or early spring 2019.
More information:
Official Site: www.northstarsaga.com
Rip It Energy: www.ripitenergy.com
Contact: Jason Hagen, jhagenprods@gmail.com


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