[ENGLISH] Warner Animation tells us: BURBANK, CA, (December 9, 2008) – Wonder Woman, the highly-anticipated fourth entry in the DC Universe animated original movie series, will receive a big screen premiere at New York Comic Con on February 6, 2009 in the IGN Theater at the Javits Center. The 8:30 p.m. screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring members of the film’s cast and crew.
Presented by Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics, the all-new Wonder Woman animated original movie will be distributed by Warner Home Video on March 3, 2009. Wonder Woman will be available
as a Single Disc DVD, 2-Disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Disc. The animated original movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View, as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009.
Produced by the multiple Emmy(R) Award winning animation legend Bruce Timm, Wonder Woman is an origin story and features a stellar celebrity voice cast including Keri Russell (Waitress, Felicity), Nathan Fillion (Desperate Housewives), Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Rosario Dawson (Sin City), Oliver Platt (The West Wing) and David McCallum (NCIS).
In addition to the premiere, New York Comic Con welcomes Bruce Timm as a Guest of Honor. Timm joins previously-announced Guests of Honor including Geoff Johns, Jim Lee, George Perez, J. Michael Straczynski,
and Michael Uslan.
DC UNIVERSE ORIGINAL MOVIES
Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) and DC Comics, began the
production and distribution of « DC Universe, » a series of original,
animated PG-13 movies in July 2006. This original made for DVD movie
is part of the DC Universe series of animated PG-13 films written and
directed by acclaimed comic book creators and animators and featuring
recognizable talent. WHV will be the exclusive worldwide home
entertainment distributor for all DC Universe movies, which will
include a slate of 2-3 action-packed films per year. Superman
Doomsday, Justice League: The New Frontier and Batman Gotham Knight
were the first DC Universe original animated movies. Other DC
properties with films in development include Batman, Superman, Justice
League, Green Lantern and The Flash.
About Warner Premiere:
Warner Premiere is Warner Bros. Entertainment’s direct-to-consumer
production company focused on the development, production and
marketing of feature-length content, as well as short form digital
content for the growing home entertainment market. Warner Premiere is
committed to being at the creative forefront in the evolution of
quality product in the direct-to-DVD business and the digital space,
creating material that exemplifies the commitment to story, production
and brand equity for which Warner Bros. is known.
About Warner Bros. Animation:
Warner Bros. Animation has been producing award-winning original
animation since 1930, when it released its first cartoon, « Sinkin’ in
the Bathtub. » Since then, Warner Bros. Animation’s characters have set
the standard for innovative, quality animation. Producing for network
and cable television, online, home entertainment and feature films
both domestically and internationally, Warner Bros. Animation is
highly respected for its creative and technical excellence, as well as
maintaining the studio’s rich cartoon heritage. Warner Bros. Animation
also oversees the creative use of, and production of animated
programming based on classic animated characters from the
Hanna-Barbera and DC Comics libraries. Warner Bros. Animation is one
of the most honored animation studios in history, garnering a grand
total of six Academy Awards(R), 35 Emmy(R) Awards, the George Foster
Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award,
a Humanitas Award, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring
excellence in animation).
About Warner Home Video:
With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a
Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution
infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s
film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new
and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures,
Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Video and New
Line Home Entertainment.
About DC Comics:
DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest
English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such
iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman.
These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies,
television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace,
thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site
is located at www.dccomics.com.
WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of
and (c) DC Comics.
About New York Comic Con:
New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting
popular culture convention. Its show floor plays host to the latest
and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games,
toys, movies, and television. Its panels and autograph sessions give
fans a chance to interact with their favorite creators. Its screening
rooms feature sneak peeks at films and television shows months before
they hit either big or small screens. And with dedicated professional
hours, New York Comic Con is a market place, bringing together the
major players in the entertainment industry. New York Comic Con is
the second largest pop culture convention in America and the only one
that takes place in the comic book, publishing, media, and licensing
capital of the world — Gotham City. Further information can be found
Please visit the film’s official website at www.wonderwomanmovie.com