Press Release:GREEN LANTERN: FIRST FLIGHT ADDS ENCORE PRESENTATION AT COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL ON SUNDAY, JULY 26
The overwhelming success of Thursday nights World Premiere of Green Lantern: First Flight
at Comic-Con International which drew a SRO Crowd of 4,200+ fans, yet turned away 1,500 more has led Warner Home Entertainment Group to add an encore presentation of the film at CCI on Sunday, July 26 at 2:15 p.m.
Those lucky enough to gain entrance to Thursdays screening were treated to an introduction from the films executive producer, Bruce Timm. The animation legend then prompted an unofficial world record event. Timm encouraged all 4200+ to stand a recite the Green Lantern oath along with him and nobody stayed seated. Official certification by Guinness World Records is pending.
Warner Home Video will distribute the all-new film as a special edition 2-disc DVD, a Blu-Ray Hi-Def edition, as well as single disc DVD on July 28, 2009. The action-packed movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download day and date, July 28, 2009.
Sundays encore presentation will be held in Room 6BCF. CCI credentials/passes are required to gain admittance to the Convention
Center and, thus, the screening.
In other news from Warner Home Video
KEVIN CONROY AND CLANCY BROWN GET GRAND CCI GREETING
The definitive voices of Batman and Lex Luthor, Kevin Conroy and Clancy Brown, respectively, made their long-awaited appearances at CCI during a Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
panel on Friday, July 24. The pair was greeted with an extended round of cheers and applause from a crowd of 2,100 fans during the early evening panel.
Conroy has not attended CCI in six years, while Brown has never made an appearance at the San Diego convention. Both fan favorites will be signing autographs at the Warner Bros. booth (4239 on the Comic-Con main floor) on Saturday, July 25 from 11:00 a.m. until Noon.
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, the sixth entry in the popular DVD series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 movies, will be distributed by Warner Home Video on September 29, 2009 as a Special Edition 2-disc version on DVD and Blu-Ray Hi-Def, as well as single disc DVD and On Demand.DC SHOWCASE ANIMATION SHORTS ANNOUNCED
During Friday evenings Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
panel, DC Comics Senior Vice President of Creative Affairs Gregory Noveck confirmed the internet rumors that the co-producers of the DC Universe animated original movies Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Animation, Warner Home Video and DC Comics are indeed now producing a series of animation shorts.
While Noveck said the group was not yet prepared to issue any details of titles, distribution or release dates, he did admit that a Jonah Hex short written by Joe Lansdale would be among the initial series of animation shorts.
Courtesy of Gary MiereanuTimm-Ring.jpgGreen Lantern: First Flight
executive producer Bruce Timm shows off his Green Lantern illuminating ring, one of the popular giveaway items at the Warner Bros. booth at Comic-Con International.
Clancy Brown, the voice of Lex Luther, makes his first appearance at Comic-Con International for a Superman/Batman: Public Enemies panel on Friday, July 24.
Kevin Conroy, the definitive voice of Batman for the past two decades, returned to Comic-Con International for the first time in six years for a Superman/Batman: Public Enemies panel on Friday, July 24.
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Green Lantern: First Flight filmmakers were present at Comic-Con International to promote the film’s July 28, 2009 release. From left, screenwriter Alan Burnett, director Lauren Montgomery, executive producer Bruce Timm and casting/voice director Andrea Romano.
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