Month: June 2009

Actor Michael Madsen Discusses Upcoming “Green Lantern: First Flight” Animated Movie

The World’s Finest continues its series of presenting studio-conducted interviews, provided by Warner Home Video, for the upcoming Green Lantern: First Flight direct-to-video animated feature. Click on the image below for more.


Michael Madsen Interview

Check out the Green Lantern: First Flight subsite here at The World’s Finest for further coverage and information on the upcoming Green Lantern: First Flight direct-to-video animated feature. A co-production of Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video Green Lantern: First Flight animated feature will debut Tuesday, July 28th, 2009 on DVD and Blu-ray disc.

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New Images And Video Clips From Upcoming “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Episode

Cartoon Network has passed along the episode synopsis, video clips, and nearly twenty images for the upcoming Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Duel of the Double Crossers!” To get a closer look at the images, click on the thumbnails below.





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The all-new Batman: The Brave and The Bold “Duel of the Double Crossers!” episode, scheduled to air on June 12th 2009, is described as seen below.

When Mongul recruits Jonah Hex to bring new gladiators to War World, the old west bounty hunter wrangles the Dark Knight. After a change of heart, Hex and Batman team up to take down the violent empire.

Cartoon Network has also provided two clips from the episode, which are available to view here at our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite. Other details for “Duel of the Double Crossers!”, including cast and crew credits, are also available at our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite.

Also, bee sure to catch this week’s all-new Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Hail the Tornado Tyrant!” airing Friday, June 5th, 22nd, 2009 at 8:30pm (ET) on Cartoon Network.

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Recent “Batman: Mask of the Phantasm” Soundtrack Release Sells Over 2300 Copies


A representative for La-La Land Records, the label responsible for releasing the new Batman: Mask of the Phantasm expanded soundtrack, has confirmed for The World’s Finest that the soundtrack release has sold over 2300 copies to date with demand for the title still going strong. The representative for La-La Land Records says that the high sales will help as the label hopes to convince Warner Bros. to allow La-La Land Records to release more Batman: The Animated Series and DC Animation-related soundtracks. The representative says that nothing has been finalized yet, but an official announcement concerning possible future DC Animation-themed releases is expected.

The new Batman: Mask of the Phantasm expanded score soundtrack release was officially shipped out on Tuesday, March 31st, 2009, becoming out-of-the-door hit for La-La Land Records and a successful follow-up to the label’s release of the first official Batman: The Animated Series soundtrack in December 2008. The soundtrack had a limited edition print run of 3000 copies, leaving less than 700 available to purchase.

Details on the soundtrack can be found here.

Updates concerning soundtrack releases for both the current Wonder Woman direct-to-video animated feature and the upcoming Green Lantern: First Flight direct-to-video animated feature are expected soon. Stay tuned for further updates.

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Cartoon Network “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Episode Details For June 2009

Below are official descriptions and respective airdates for the new episodes, provided by the network, of Batman: The Brave and The Bold slated for June 2009 on Cartoon Network.

Friday, June 5th, 2009 – “Hail the Tornado Tyrant!”
Red Tornado attempts to create a being that will posess the one thing he lacks: human emotion. His experiment goes awry after an attack from Major Disaster and his “Tornado Champion” quickly turns to the dark side as “Tornado Tyrant.”

Friday, June 12th, 2009 – “Duel of the Double Crossers!”
When Mongul recruits Jonah Hex to bring new gladiators to War World, the old west bounty hunter wrangles the Dark Knight. After a change of heart, Hex and Batman team up to take down the violent empire.

Friday, June 19th, 2009 – “The Last Bat on Earth!”
Gorilla Grodd travels to the future where intelligent animals rule humans — Batman follows him and teams with Kamandi (the last boy on Earth) to bring him down.

Friday, June 26th, 2009 – “When OMAC Attacks!”
The all-American fighting machine OMAC is pitted against the equally destructive Shrapnel in a chaotic fight to the finish, but the architect behind the battle is the mysterious, balance-obsessed villain Libra.

Batman: The Brave and The Bold airs every Friday at 8:30pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Schedule information is subject to change without notice.

Sources confirm that Phil Morris will reprise his role of Jonah Hex for the upcoming Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Duel of the Double Crossers!,” listed above.

Check out the Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite here at The World’s Finest for a complete collection of Batman: The Brave and The Bold coverage. Stay tuned for further updates, including exclusive content and news.

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Teletoon Releases June 2009 “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Episode Schedule

Below are official descriptions and airdates for episodes of the Batman: The Brave and The Bold animated series slated to air this month on the Canadian network Teletoon. Please note the information listed below is provided by Teletoon.

Friday, June 12th, 2009 – “Journey to the Center of the Bat!”
Batman is poisoned by Chemo, who is under the Brain’s control, and Atom and Aquaman shrink down to fight the virus in his bloodstream.

Sunday, June 14th, 2009 – “The Eyes of Despero”
The Green Lantern Corps is MIA after a battle with Despero and Batman must team with G’Nort, Guy Gardner and Sinestro to defeat Despero before he turns a living Green Lantern planet into a weapon.

Sunday, June 21st, 2009 – “Return of the Fearsome Fangs!”
Batman and a reluctant Bronze Tiger fight to prevent Fox, Vulture and Shark from invading an ancient Chinese temple and stealing the sacred animal totem from within.

Sunday, June 28th, 2009 – “Deep Cover for Batman!”
Batman swaps places with Owlman, his criminal counterpart in an alternate Universe, to stop the Crime Syndicate from taking over the world.

Please note Batman: The Brave and The Bold will be pre-empted on Sunday, June 7th, 2009 due to a special presentation of Ben 10: Alien Force.

Batman: The Brave and The Bold airs every Sunday at 9am (ET) on the Teletoon “Action Force” programming block, with Sunday-premiering episodes re-airing Fridays at 7pm (ET) as part of the new “Superfan Fridays” programming block.

Batman: The Brave and The Bold also airs every Friday at 8:30pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Further Batman: The Brave and The Bold information is available at our Batman: The Brave and The Bold subsite.

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