Torchwood: Miracle Day begins July 8 on STARZ and the channel will be providing fans with a cool way to glean more clues as to the overall mystery of why no one dies anymore. BBC Worldwide and Starz announced today the production of an interactive app Torchwood: Web of Lies, which will feature 10, three-minute motion comic narratives providing critical clues. The app and first motion comic narrative will be available for download on iTunes prior to the premiere of Torchwood: Miracle Day with additional narratives and games will be available for download following each week’s broadcast transmission.
Torchwood: Web of Lies is an episodic interactive experience for iOS that fuses together motion comic and gameplay elements to tell an original and digitally exclusive Torchwood story. Players will participate in a parallel storyline to Torchwood: Miracle Day that includes lead characters Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper – voiced by John Barrowman and Eve Myles.
Torchwood: Web of Lies runs alongside weekly premieres of Torchwood: Miracle Day, providing fans with a way to engage in the world of Torchwood between episodes. It reveals a past day in the lives of Captain Jack Harkness and Gwen Cooper – a day they’ve both forgotten. The events of that day fuel a modern day conspiracy-laced treasure hunt, as Holly Mokri, voiced by Eliza Dushku (Dollhouse, Tru Calling, Buffy The Vampire Slayer), labors to uncover the secrets of Miracle Day. Each week a new episode unlocks, allowing players to access another piece of original motion comic narrative and game which ties into and extends plot developments of the show, as well as providing new twists in its own narrative.
The first narrative and game will be released promotionally and the remaining nine can be purchased inside the app in packs of three, each for $0.99. A special bundle for all 10 narratives and game can be purchased for $2.99.
We can only hope that Dushku will show up on the live-action series towards the end and hopefully be apart of another season!