Media Release — Wakanda’s greatest hero is making his first leap onto the small screen as Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation brings Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther to DVD today, available in comic shops and wherever DVDs are sold! Stunningly recreated from the bestselling graphic novel by acclaimed filmmaker/writer/producer Reginald Hudlin and legendary comic artist John Romita Jr., Black Panther is a six-episode adventure portraying King T’Challa’s battle to protect his tiny African utopia from invading mercenaries. The young king must fight his super-powered foes himself as Wakanda’s eternal champion, the Black Panther!
Written by Hudlin himself, Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther features an all-star voice cast, including Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Black Panther; singer Jill Scott as Storm; Kerry Washington (For Colored Girls) as Princess Shuri; Alfre Woodard (True Blood) as Dondi Rice and Queen Mother and many more – not to mention guest appearances from fellow Marvel icons, Captain America and the X-Men. Packed with extensive bonus features, including a look back at the Panther’s history, look for Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther in stores today!
For more information about Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther head on over to Marvel.com!
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Shout! Factory is a diversified entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their careers sharing their music, television and film faves with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD offerings serve up classic, contemporary and cult TV series, riveting sports programs, live music, animation and documentaries in lavish packages crammed with extras. The company’s audio catalogue boasts GRAMMY®-nominated boxed sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. These riches are the result of a creative acquisitions mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. With its fingers on the pulse of pop culture, Shout! Factory continues to impact the entertainment media landscape through acquisition of top quality programming for home entertainment releases. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit ShoutFactory.com