From: BCI Entertainment
BCI ECLIPSE TO RELEASE FINAL 32 DIGITALLY REMASTERED EPISODES OF
THE NEW ADVENTURES OF HE-MANÂ®
Six DVDs in a Six-Panel DigiPak Available March 27th for $49.98
Los Angeles, CA â€” After the tremendous success of “He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ®,” BCI Eclipse, a Navarre Corporation Company, and leading UK media company and underlying rights owner, Entertainment Rights Plc (“ER”) who licensed the He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ® rights to BCI, announce the second and final installment of The New Adventures of He-ManÂ®Volume Two. The six DVD set, which will be released under BCI’s Ink & Paint brand, will include the last 32 digitally remastered episodes from the first season of the 90s animated series. The set will be available March 27th at a suggested retail price of $49.98.
The New Adventures of He-ManÂ®, Volume Two, is the second release in a two volume set that will include all 65 original episodes of the popular animated saga. Both He-ManÂ® volumes, combined with prior He-ManÂ® and She-RaÂ® DVD releases, form a unique “spine art mural.”
In a future filled with danger and adventure, He-Man, the Galactic Guardians, and Master Sebrian wage a never-ending battle against Skeletor, Flogg and his band of Mutants to keep them from breaking through the endangered planet of Primus’ protective shield. The battle for Primus takes an unexpected turn when the villains make their presence felt on the planet Necron, sparking a war between the peace-loving Mytes and the war-like Gleanons. Good against evil, the battle will reach its conclusion in the most spectacular manner, with He-Man and his allies now fighting a war across two planets
The bonus content featured in this set include:
Two brand new documentaries â€” The Fans of He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ® and The Power of He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ®
Two new original art cards by award-winning comic book artists Matt Haley and Gene Ha
50 Detailed character profiles
Episode guide booklet
Ink & Paint Trailers
Trivia and fun facts
*Additional special features may be added
The New Adventures of He-ManÂ®aired in 1990 as a spin-off of the popular He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ® series.
Consulting with BCI on the project and providing extra content is Val Staples, the owner of www.he-man.org, the internet’s largest portal for the He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ® fan community, the owner of MVCreations graphic design company, and the publisher of the recent Masters of the Universe comic. Producing the special features, documentaries and most of the extra content is entertainment writer Andy Mangels, a best-selling novelist and author of Animation on DVDâ€”The Ultimate Guide.
Under its Ink & Paint brand, BCI has to date announced the following titles:
The Best of He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ®
[2005 TV DVD Award for Best 1980’s Series release]
He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ® Season One Volumes I & II
He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ® Season Two Volumes I & II
The Best of She-Ra, Princess of PowerÂ®
He-ManÂ® and She-RaÂ®: A Christmas Special
Flash Gordon – The Complete Series
The Legend Of Prince Valiant Volume 1
Blackstar â€” The Complete Series
Space Sentinels & The Freedom Force â€” The Complete Series
Defenders of the Earth Volume 1
Groovie Goolies â€” The Saturday “Mourning” Collection
Journey Back to Oz
Dungeons & Dragons â€” The Complete Series
She-Ra Princess of PowerÂ®, Season 1, Volume 1
The New Adventures of He-ManÂ® Volume 1
The Legend of Prince Valiant Volume 2
Ghostbusters Volume 1
Cool McCool â€” The Complete Series
She-Ra Princess of PowerÂ®, Season 1, Volume 2
Defenders of the Earth Volume 2
The New Adventures of He-ManÂ® Volume 2
The entire line of Ink & Paint titles can be viewed at www.inkandpaintdvd.com.
About Navarre Corporation
Navarre Corporation is a publisher and distributor of physical and digital home entertainment and multimedia products, including PC software, CD audio, DVD video, video games and accessories. Since its founding in 1983, the Company has established distribution relationships with customers across a wide spectrum of retail channels which includes mass merchants, discount, wholesale club, office and music superstores, military and e-tailers nationwide. The Company currently provides its products to over 19,000 retail and distribution center locations throughout the United States and Canada. Navarre has expanded its business to include the licensing and publishing of home entertainment and multimedia content, primarily through the acquisitions of Encore, BCI, and FUNimation. For more information, please visit the Company’s web site at www.navarre.com.
BCI, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Navarre Corporation, is an independent entertainment video and audio supplier. BCI has continually redefined the standards and concepts of this industry, often introducing national success categories through its marketing programs. Its vast collection of titles represents both exclusively licensed titles from around the world, as well as in-house produced CDs and DVDs. Under its Ink & Paint brand, it releases classic animation on award-winning DVD sets. www.InkAndPaintDVD.com.
About Entertainment Rights
Entertainment Rights Plc (ER) is one of the UK’s leading media groups focused on the ownership of high-quality children’s and family programming, characters and brands. ER owns or controls the rights to many global characters, including He-Man and the Masters of the UniverseÂ®, Fat Albert and the Cosby kidsâ„¢, She-RaÂ®, Ghostbusters, Postman PatÂ®, Jess the Catâ„¢, Basil BrushÂ®, Little Red Tractorâ„¢, Rupert BearÂ® and Jim Jam & Sunnyâ„¢. Since 1999, ER’s library has grown from just 50 to nearly 2,000 hours of entertaining and educational programming for children and families around the world. This includes certain rights to global brands such as Mattel’s Barbieâ„¢, Scholastic’s Clifford the Big Red Dogâ„¢, Hasbro’s Transformersâ„¢, Harveytoons’ Casper the Friendly Ghost and Classic Media’s Felix the Cat. ER’s wholly-owned subsidiary Tell-Tale Productions, created and produced The Tweenies, one of the UK’s most successful pre-school brands. Most recently, ER acquired the majority interest in Rupert BearÂ®, one of the most recognizable children’s characters in the world, which appears on Channel Five’s Milkshake slot. ER’s Jim Jam & Sunny is produced by the creators of The Tweenies. Jim Jam & Sunny airs on UK broadcaster ITV1 and the network’s new digital children’s channel, CiTV. For For further information please visit www.entertainmentrights.com .
The New Adventures of He-Man
Street Date: March 27, 2007
Order Date: February 27, 2007
Catalog #: 47227-9
Retail Price: $49.98