Photos and Trailer for “First Man on Mars”


“The countdown to terror has begun! Astronaut Eli Cologne became the first man on Mars, but something went horribly wrong. Infected by an alien organism, he returned to Earth a savage monster with an unquenchable thirst for human flesh.”

First Man on Mars is a satire of low budget drive-in creature features from the 1970’s.

First Man on MarsTrailer #1 from Reel Progress LLC on Vimeo.

Starring Benjamin J. Wood, Marcelle Shaneyfelt, Sam Cobean, Kelly Murtagh, Kirk Jordan, Gavin Ferrara, Jeffrey Estiverne, Candace McAdams, Joey Harmon, Roy “Rusty” Jackson, Jr., Brian Lanigan, Tressler Burton.

Tressler Burton meets the monster (Benjamin Wood)

Produced and directed by Mike T. Lyddon

Cinematography by John Woods and Mike T. Lyddon, Camera Operator/gaffer Jon-Claude Harris, Costume design and additional crew Rubi M. Lyddon, Make up and hair Marcelle Shaneyfelt, location sound Brian Lanigan, soundtrack by Mike T. Lyddon and Sam Cobean.

A Reel Progress production distributed by Tomcat Films

U.S. street date September 27th, 2016. Available for pre-order on Amazon

Something smells fishy… Rusty Jackson as Coroner Fritz Leiber
Dr. Martine Munro (Marcelle Shaneyfelt) pleads with astronaut turned monster Eli Cologne (Benjamin Wood) to let her scientist (Sam Cobean) go while Porscha Swolenscraft (Kelly Murtagh) gets ready for action!
Benjamin Wood and Gavin Ferrara hanging out at the Dive-In Bar
Retro lobby card featuring Joey Harmon and Sam Cobean

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