- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Tuesday, 18 June 2013 23:04
The DC Justice League can't come together for a live action feature film, but Robot Chicken is making it happen in his animated universe. The DC Comic superheroes get the Robot Chicken treatment in the Adult Swim Blu-ray and DVD release, ROBOT CHICKEN DC COMIC SPECIAL available July 9, 2013. Superman, Aquaman, Batman, Lex Luthor, and Two-Face get a stop-motion skewering in this special along with over two hours of additional bonus material.>Robot Chicken co-creator and executive producer Seth Green already gifted us with the Star Wars parody and now he targets the DC Comics universe for all new hilarious sketch comedy parodies. This time the Emmy® Award-winning stop-motion series includes an all-star cast with Neil Patrick Harris, Megan Fox, Nathan Fillion and Alfred Molina lending their voices along with Seth Green.
Take a look at the press release announcing the new ROBOT CHICKEN DC COMIC SPECIAL coming to home theaters.
Official Press Release
This July, the Robot Chicken television series heads back to Blu-ray™ and DVD – and this time, the DC Comics universe is at the center of its Emmy® Award-winning stop-motion lampooning. Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, in partnership with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, continues to build its repertoire of dishing out hilarious sketch comedy parodies in the all-new Adult Swim Blu-ray and DVD release, Robot Chicken DC Comics Special. The special, which boasts an all-star cast as well as characters Robot Chicken fans have grown to love, provides a unique take on some of the most iconic superheroes from the DC Comics universe – along with others whose powers can’t really be called “super.” It will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on July 9, 2013 for the suggested retail price of $19.98 and $14.98, respectively.With more than two hours of bonus content created by the special’s producers, including deleted scenes, commentaries, outtakes and more, the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Blu-ray and DVD is a must-own addition for fans of Robot Chicken and DC Comics alike. The special’s all-star cast includes series co-creator and executive producer Seth Green as Batman, Robin and the put-upon Aquaman; Neil Patrick Harris as Two-Face; Alfred Molina as Lex Luthor; Nathan Fillion as the Green Lantern; Megan Fox as Lois Lane; series and special writer/voice talent Breckin Meyer as Superman, plus Abe Benrubi, Alex Borstein, Clare Grant, Tara Strong, series co-creator and executive producer Matthew Senreich, series co-head writer/co-executive producer Tom Root, series director Zeb Wells and Kevin Shinick as co-producer, writer and narrator.
The list of special features included on the ROBOT CHICKEN DC COMIC SPECIAL Blu-ray and DVD include:
· The Making of Robot Chicken DC Comics Special
· Robot Chicken DC Comics Special’s Aquaman Origin Story
· Chicken Nuggets
· Writers’ Commentary
· Actors’ Commentary
· DC Entertainment Tour
· Stoopid Alter Egos
· Deleted Sketches
· 5.2 Questions
Executive producers for the Robot Chicken DC Comics Special include Green, Senreich, DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, Warner Bros. Animation’s Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs Sam Register, and Stoopid Buddies Stoodios’ John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner. Green directs the 23-minute special with a script by co-head writers/co-executive producers Douglas Goldstein and Root along with Robot Chicken series writers Green, Senreich, Mike Fasolo, Zeb Wells, Matthew Beans, DC Entertainment’s Johns, Men at Work and Franklin & Bash’s Meyer and MAD’s Shinick. Janet Dimon is supervising producer and Ethan Marak is co-producer.
Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Basics
Street Date: July 9, 2013
Order Due Date: June 4, 2013
Blu-ray SRP: $19.98
DVD SRP: $14.98
Blu-ray UPC Code: 883929281954
DVD UPC Code: 883929280292
Total Running Time: 23 minute episode PLUS 2+ hours of bonus content!