DOLLHOUSE MYSTERY

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Help Solve the Mystery . . .

"Dollplay," an innovativeand unique online participation drama invites Whedonites, crime buffs and FOXfans to solve an intriguing mystery now unfolding at fox.com/dollhouse and rprimelab.com.

DOLLHOUSEstars Eliza Dushku as ECHO, a member of a highly illegal and underground groupof individuals ("Actives") who have had their personalities wiped clean so theycan be imprinted with any number of new personas. Hired by the wealthy,powerful and connected, the Actives don't just perform their hired roles, theywholly become - with mind, personality and physiology - whomever the clientwants or needs them to be. Whether imprinted to be a lover, an assassin, acorporate negotiator or a best friend, the Actives know no other life than the specificengagements they are in at that time. After each engagement, Echo returns tothe mysterious Dollhouse where her thoughts, feelings, experiences andknowledge are erased. Or are they?

Inthe groundbreaking new online participation drama "Dollplay," a young womannamed Hazel Rose is trapped in a locked mobile laboratory. Her link to theoutside world is through the online audience, who are her only hope to escapeconfinement and help her find out more about her mother, a researcher somehowlinked to the Dollhouse. Through Hazel's video blog of real-time captivity,fans are encouraged to post clips, view other fan video responses and offerHazel advice. In return, Hazel will respond to the audience, challenging themto help her uncover clues and discover secrets about the Dollhouse's earlydefining days. Meanwhile, Hazel will use the Dollhouse's imprint machine todangerously mind-wipe and download herself with a number of new and differentpersonas to help her piece together her mother's sordid history.

Withonly three weeks, beginning Friday, February 13, 2009 to solve the mystery and escape from thelaboratory, time is running out for Hazel. Visit rprimelab.com or fox.com/dollhousetoday to help Hazel before it's too late.

DOLLHOUSEis a 20th Century Fox Television and Mutant Enemy Inc. productionand was created by Joss Whedon. Whedon also directed the premiere episode andserves as executive producer and writer. Liz Craft and Sarah Fain areco-executive producers.

Behind"Dollplay" is The company P, a radical production outfit from Sweden thatcoined the term "participation drama." They won an Emmy Award in 2008 forOutstanding Interactive TV Service.

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