Escape from the Island of Mythical Beasts (trailer)

An elusive billionaire opens a theme park for beasts of mythology, but his pre-opening guests become trapped inside.

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Gui Ribeiro
@GuiTheValiant

As the proud winner of the Mythological Creatures Essay Contest, I am now on the ferry to Mr. Prospero's Island of Mythical Beasts. #PUMPED

Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

About to start the first day on the job at Prospero's @IslandofBeasts #iseeall

Prospero's Island
@IslandofBeasts

Welcome, my lucky few first guests, to the pre-opening event of my marvelous island of mythical beasts! Where fantasy becomes reality!

Mark Kane
@KingMidasKane

Park just opened and Prospero's a no-show. I bet I'll find out what's up. Then I'll be a rich man.

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

Heading to see an actual griffin. #noway

Later that day
Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

@IcanChanChan Carrie, do you see any statues that look like park staff in Medusa’s lair?

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

It would be, except those weren't there before. I think you should get out of there. FAST.

Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

It would be, except those weren't there before. I think you should get out of there. FAST.

Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

Wait! Who turned out the power! I did not okay that!

The next day
Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

@IcanChanChan We need to get these cameras up and running.

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

I see in the blueprints there’s a backup control room?

Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

Yeah… but it’s in the Grendel’s mead hall… You don’t want to mess with the Grendel...

Gui Ribeiro
@GuiTheValiant

@controlroomgeek @IcanChanChan Guys, you're not going to believe this.

Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

Bro, where are you?

Gui Ribeiro
@GuiTheValiant

Still in the forest. I managed to escape the harpies, with some help… from a unicorn!

Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

Come again?

Later that week
Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

I think today we attempt the escape plan @IcanChanChan @GuiTheValiant.

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

There's something I want to check out first. Call it a hunch.

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

I think it’s Prospero’s lab.

Then
Andy Salizar
@controlroomgeek

Dammit! Those Cyclopes came out of nowhere. We lost one of our guys. Everyone okay?

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

I think Mark is in shock.

Mark Kane
@KingMidasKane

Those one-eyed freaks snatched flying horses out of the sky. Swallowed them whole.

Carrie Chan
@IcanChanChan

And we have no idea when the rescue boat will get here...

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