Foreign Body (web series)
|Created by||Big Fantastic|
|Directed by||Doug Cheney, Chris Hampel, Chris McCaleb, Ryan Wise|
|Country of origin|| United States
|No. of episodes||50|
Cyber Group Studios
|Running time||120 seconds per episode|
|Original release||May 27, 2008 – August 4, 2008|
Foreign Body was a 2008 webseries coproduced by the production companies Vuguru (owned by former Walt Disney CEO Michael Eisner), Cyber Group Studios (owned by the former Walt Disney executives Dominique Bourse and Pierre Sissmann), and Big Fantastic (owned by the creators of the web television series SamHas7Friends and Prom Queen). The series, which ran from May 27 through August 4, 2008, comprised 50 episodes of approximately 2 minutes each, with a new video posted every weekday.
The series was a prequel and promotion for the Robin Cook novel of the same name, which was released on August 5, 2008, the day after the series finale. Portions of the series shot in India, and it cost a reported $10,000 per episode to create.
- "Vuguru’s Foreign Body Takes (it) Off". Newteevee.com. 2008-05-27. Retrieved 2008-05-29.
- "Sizzling Medical Noir Foreign Body Thrills, Kills". Wired. 2008-05-28. Retrieved 2008-05-29.
- "Michael Eisner, Robin Cook join Web TV and novel in 'Foreign Body'". Los Angeles Times. 2008-04-30. Archived from the original on 2008-05-02. Retrieved 2008-05-29.