Walter O'Brien's Scorpion Studios Does It Again With the First Film in Sony's Marvel Universe Spider-Man Spinoff, 'Venom'
Leading Entertainment Studio led by Walter O'Brien credited as technical adviser on Spider-Man spinoff, 'Venom' (2018)
LOS ANGELES, October 3, 2018 (Newswire.com) - Scorpion Studios, Inc., the technical production and advisory studio led by CEO Walter O’Brien, was credited as technical adviser on the latest Spider-Man series film, "Venom." The 2018 film features actors Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Marcella Bragio, Woody Harrelson and is the first film in Sony's Marvel Universe. Produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel, and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, Scorpion provided technical advice on storyline, weapons, physics, biomechanics and technical realism for the film.
Launched in 2015, Scorpion Studios fills an increasing need in Hollywood, Bollywood and Cinema of China for technical and scientific advisory services on film realism. Moviegoers -- especially in generations Y and Z -- seek an authentic experience complete with technology, contemporary science references and realistic consequences where technology is involved. Led by CEO ‘Scorpion’ Walter O’Brien, Scorpion Studios combines real-world expertise from 30 years of government, military and Fortune 1000 contracts at Scorpion Computer Services to bring an authentic experience to motion-picture audiences globally.
Scorpion Studios is led by CEO Walter O’Brien -- who consulted on technical aspects of "Spider-Man: Homecoming" which in under three months crossed the $874 million mark at the worldwide box office to become the highest grossing superhero movie of 2017. Walter O’Brien (aka ‘Scorpion’) is also the Executive Producer and inspiration behind the 96 Episodes over 4 seasons of CBS’s hit television show, "Scorpion."
Scorpion Studios’ Walter O’Brien was with "Venom" lead actor, Tom Hardy, on the red carpet at "Venom’s" premiere for Marvel Studios and Columbia Pictures.
‘Scorpion’ Walter O’Brien has been recognized for his team’s technical aptitude, including at Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual technology award ceremony, where Scorpion Computer Services won the Patrick Soon-Shiong Innovation award for its contributions to government and military, including ScenGen, the AI scenario generator. O’Brien, the keynote speaker at MIT Technology Review’s EmTech Asia symposium, has appeared on CNBC Asia and CNBC (US) to contribute his advice on cybersecurity issues facing the United States.
Regarding Scorpion Studios’ availability for additional film work, O’Brien said “we continue to make film and TV more realistic and technically accurate by advising top film studios on computer science, information technology, hacking and cybersecurity. Scorpion Studios’ knowledge of physics, science, cyber currency and sophisticated concepts in artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve and provide interesting new twists to any producers script.”
ABOUT SCORPION STUDIOS
Led by unite4:humanity Lifetime Humanitarian Achievement award winner Walter O’Brien, Scorpion Studios provides technical expertise, script development and research on cyber security, hacking, virtual reality, cutting-edge weapons, systems, military scenarios, vehicles and props to major film studios and the entertainment business sector. Scorpion Studios applies real-world knowledge of science, math, and engineering concepts to bring a wealth of cool ideas, gadgets and knowledge to film and script production. Its clients include major film studios, including Sony's Columbia Pictures.
ABOUT ‘SCORPION’ WALTER O’BRIEN
Walter O'Brien (aka "Scorpion") is the founder of Scorpion Computer Services, Inc., a global think tank for hire that provides “intelligence on demand” as a concierge service for any funded need. Scorpion has gathered together the very best talent with deep knowledge in diverse areas of expertise to solve the most difficult client problems that may be too vague or abstract to outsource to traditional firms.
Walter is the Executive Producer of the hit CBS-TV drama "Scorpion" inspired by his life with over 26 million viewers in the US and which airs in 188 countries to up to a billion viewers per week. Walter who was diagnosed as a high IQ child prodigy was certified by U.S. Department of Homeland Security as being of National Interest to the US and granted him an Extraordinary Abilities EB1-1 Visa.
Walter created over 150 unique technology inventions, is an Irish national coding champion and competed in the Olympics in informatics. His company, Scorpion Computer Services, has now won “most innovative company” and “most innovative product” awards. Walter has personally applied artificial intelligence to the Navy's command and control system, Agile, as well as Aegis, the Ballistic Missile Defense System, and recently deployed his AI engine, ScenGen, to the US Army's drone fleet.
Walter is the youngest recipient of unite4:humanity’s Celebrity ICON Humanitarian Lifetime Achievement award and has received a commendation from the Los Angeles Mayor's office for his contributions to world peace. Walter was the keynote speaker at MENSA's annual gathering, has won C-Suite Quarterly's Visionary award and provided the seed funding for TaxiWatch, a suicide prevention program that has saved over 130 lives to date.