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Warner Home Video Announces WonderCon Panels For “Superman: Unbound,” “Lego Batman: The Movie”

Warner Home Video has issued a press release announcing appearance plans for WonderCon 2013. Warner Home Video will host two panels, one for the upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie Superman: Unbound and another for the upcoming direct-to-video animated feature Lego Batman: DC Superheroes Unite. Both titles are set to hit home video and digital outlets in May 2013. Full details, and three new images from Superman: Unbound, are available below.

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
BRINGS SUPERMAN, BATMAN TO WONDERCON 2013
SUPERMAN: UNBOUND WORLD PREMIERE
FRIDAY, MARCH 29 – 6:00 PM

LEGO BATMAN: THE MOVIE – DC SUPERHEROES UNITE
SCREENING & PANEL – SUNDAY, MARCH 31 – 2:00 PM

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will bookend the WonderCon weekend of March 29-31 in Anaheim with animated film adventures featuring DC Comics’ greatest heroes, first presenting the World Premiere of Superman: Unbound as Friday night’s marquee event, then capping Sunday’s programming with a screening of LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite.

Both presentations will be supported with expansive post-screening panel discussions by cast and filmmakers, autograph opportunities for fans, and interview opportunities for media in attendance.

On Friday, March 29 at 6:00 p.m., fans lucky enough to gain admission to the Anaheim Convention Center’s Arena will witness the World Premiere of Superman: Unbound, the latest DC Universe Animated Original Movie. A destructive force is devastating planets across the galaxy – with Earth next in its sights – and even Superman may not be capable of halting the destruction alone. Based on the Geoff Johns/Gary Frank 2008 DC Comics release “Superman: Brainiac,” the film’s stellar voicecast is led by Matt Bomer (White Collar) as Superman, John Noble (Fringe, The Lord of the Rings films) as Brainiac, Molly Quinn (Castle) as Supergirl and Stana Katic (Castle) as Lois Lane. Quinn will be on hand to lead the post-premiere panel discussion alongside producer/director James Tucker (Justice League, Batman: The Brave and the Bold), screenwriter Bob Goodman (Warehouse 13, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns) and eight-time Emmy Award-winning dialogue director Andrea Romano (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns). As always, the panel discussion will include exclusive prizes and some potential glimpses into future DCU animated films by moderator Gary Miereanu. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Superman: Unbound will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and For Download on May 7, 2013.

Prior to the premiere, the Superman: Unbound panelists will sign WonderCon-exclusive mini-posters from 3:00-4:00 p.m. at the DC Entertainment booth.

On Sunday, March 31 at 2:00 p.m. in Room 300AB, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will present the first West Coast screening of LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite. The ultimate blend of action and humor guaranteed to entertain fanboys of all ages, LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite finds Lex Luthor taking jealousy to new heights when fellow billionaire Bruce Wayne wins the Man of the Year Award. To top Wayne’s accomplishment, Lex begins a campaign for President – and to create the atmosphere for his type of fear-based politics, he recruits the Joker to perfect a Black LEGO Destructor Ray. While wreaking havoc on Gotham, Lex successfully destroys Batman’s technology – forcing the Caped Crusader to reluctantly turn to Superman for help.

A lively panel discussion will follow the screening featuring TT Animation’s award-winning director/producer Jon Burton and renowned videogame/animation actors Troy Baker (Bioshock Infinite, Batman: Arkham City), Travis Willingham (Avengers Assemble, The Super Hero Squad Show), Christopher Smith (Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe), Charlie Schlatter (Diagnosis Murder) and Laura Bailey (The Super Hero Squad Show). Once again, special prizes will be awarded to a lucky few audience members by moderator Gary Miereanu.

Prior to the screening/panel, LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite panelists will sign WonderCon-exclusive mini-posters from Noon-12:45 p.m. at the DC Entertainment booth.

From TT Animation, creators of the best-selling video game upon which the film is based, LEGO Batman: The Movie – DC Superheroes Unite will be released May 21, 2013 via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-ray and DVD.

A co-production of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video Superman: Unbound animated feature arrives May 7th, 2013 on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and for Download. Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite, the upcoming animated feature based on the acclaimed video game series, arrives on home video and for download come May 21st, 2013. Stay tuned for further updates and additional content here soon at The World’s Finest.

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“Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite” Blu-Ray, DVD Package Artwork

Warner Home Video has provided new package artwork for the upcoming home video release of Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. The animated feature, based on the acclaimed Lego videogame series, is set to hit Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and download come May 21st, 2013. The animated feature follows the story-line of the recent best-selling Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes video game release. Click on the thumbnails below for a closer look.

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Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite, the upcoming animated feature based on the acclaimed video game series, arrives on home video and for download come May 21st, 2013. Stay tuned for further updates and additional content here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Press Release For “Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite” Home Video Release

Warner Home Video has issued a press release for the upcoming home video release of Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. The animated feature, based on the acclaimed Lego videogame series, is set to hit home video and download come May 21st, 2013. Continue below for the official press release and home video package artwork.

TT ANIMATION PRODUCES FULL-LENGTH FILM BASED ON POPULAR VIDEO GAME
LEGO BATMAN: THE MOVIE – DC SUPER HEROES UNITE!
COMING MAY 21, 2013 FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Clancy Brown reprises Superman: The Animated Series role of Lex Luthor on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand & Digital Download

DC Comics’ greatest superheroes and their arch nemeses face-off in an action-packed, hilarious battle in Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite. Based on the popular video game, TT Animation produced the full-length animated feature for May 21, 2013 distribution by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as a Blu-ray™ Combo Pack ($24.98 SRP) and DVD ($19.98 SRP), On Demand and for Digital Download. The Blu-ray™ Combo Pack will include UltraViolet™*. Release will include an exclusive Lego Clark Kent/Superman figurine on pack while supplies last.

Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite provides the ultimate blend of action and humor guaranteed to entertain fanboys of all ages. The film finds Lex Luthor taking jealousy to new heights when fellow billionaire Bruce Wayne wins the Man of the Year Award. To top Wayne’s accomplishment, Lex begins a campaign for President – and to create the atmosphere for his type of fear-based politics, he recruits the Joker to perfect a Black LEGO Destructor Ray. While wreaking havoc on Gotham, Lex successfully destroys Batman’s technology – forcing the Caped Crusader to reluctantly turn to Superman for help.

Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite features the definitive voice of Lex Luthor, Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, SpongeBob SquarePants), who set the standard for Luthor’s vocal tones in the landmark Warner Bros. Animation television production, Superman: The Animated Series.

Renowned videogame/animation actors Troy Baker (Bioshock Infinite, Batman: Arkham City) and Travis Willingham (Avengers Assemble, The Super Hero Squad Show) provide the voices of Batman and Superman, respectively. The cast also includes Christopher Corey Smith (Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe) as the Joker, and Charlie Schlatter (Diagnosis Murder) in a hilarious turn as the voice of Robin.

Award-winning director/producer Jon Burton helms the film from a screenplay by David A. Goodman based on a story from Burton and Goodman. Jeremy Pardon is director of photography, and executive producers are Jill Wilfret and Kathleen Fleming. Executive producers are Benjamin Melnicker and Michael Uslan.

Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite packs the right combination of action and humor to delight superhero fans from ages 3 to 103,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation and Partner Brands Marketing. “We’re proud to provide a film that can be enjoyed by adults and children alike, making for ideal family entertainment.”

Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite Blu-ray™ Combo Pack has over 2 ½ hours of exciting content, including:
• Standard and high definition versions of the feature film
• UltraViolet™*
• Featurette – “Building Batman” – An all-new featurette. Ever thought about making your own batman movie? Join a group of children as they learn from master LEGO builder Garrett Barati, and animate their own Batman mini-movie with LEGO.
• Teaser– “Lego Batman Jumps Into Action” – Garrett Barati’s original Batman teaser, created for LEGO Super Heroes, shows what this master stop-motion animator can do with just a few click, click, clicks of LEGO.
• Shorts – “LEGO/DC Universe Super Heroes Video Contest Winners” – The excitement of DC Universe Super Heroes and the joy of LEGO building brings together action-packed short films from five winning submissions
• Two bonus episodes from Batman: The Brave and the Bold (“Triumvirate of Terror” and “Scorn of the Star Sapphire”) and one episode from Teen Titans (“Overdrive”)
• Assorted trailers

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment:
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.

About DC Entertainment:
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

BATMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. (s12)

About TT Animation
Established in 2006, TT Animation grew as an offshoot of Traveller’s Tales, the award-winning games studio responsible for producing highly-acclaimed, family-based console games, including the LEGO Star Wars and LEGO Batman franchises. Based in Knutsford, England, TT Animation has earned a reputation as a high quality animation studio focused on family-oriented video entertainment.

Click here to view the trailer for Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite.

Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite, the upcoming animated feature based on the acclaimed video game series, arrives on home video and for download come May 21st, 2013. Stay tuned for further updates and additional content here soon at The World’s Finest.

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Package Artwork For Upcoming “Superman: Brainiac Attacks” Blu-ray Release

Warner Home Video has provided The World’s Finest with the package artwork for the upcoming Blu-ray release of Superman: Brainiac Attacks, the 2006 direct-to-video animated feature. Superman: Brainiac Attacks, arriving on Blu-ray March 12th, 2013, features Superman having to battle Lex Luthor and Brainiac while trying to help Lois Lane. The animated feature, originally released on DVD home video in 2006, was met with uniform negativity from both the fanbase and critics alike. Continue below to view the package artwork.

Additional details on this title can be found here at The World’s Finest.

Superman: Brainiac Attacks, currently available on DVD, arrives to Blu-ray on March 12th, 2013. The animated feature Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman also hits Blu-ray on the same release date.

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MPAA Officially Passes PG-13 Rating For “Superman: Unbound” Animated Feature

Falling in line with previous titles in the DC Universe Animated Original Movie direct-to-video feature line, the MPAA has officially handed down a PG-13 rating to the upcoming Superman: Unbound animated feature. Superman: Unbound, an adaptation of the acclaimed “Superman: Brainiac” by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, is set to hit shelves May 7th, 2013 on home video and through assorted digital and OnDemand outlets. The MPAA – Motion Picture Association of America – is an American trade association that represents the six big Hollywood studios and administers the MPAA film rating system. Official details on the rating is featured below.

TITLE: Superman: Unbound
YEAR: 2013
RATING: PG-13
REASON: Rated PG-13 for sequences of violence and action, and a rude gesture.
DISTRIBUTOR: Warner Home Video

A series of alternate titles was also submitted to the MPAA for the Superman: Unbound animated feature, and are listed below.

Superman: Bound
Superman: Brainiac
Superman: Lost City Of Krypton
Superman: The Lost City
Superman: War For Krypton

Click here to view the trailer for Superman: Unbound along with press release details.

A co-production of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video Superman: Unbound animated feature arrives May 7th, 2013 on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and for Download.

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