Tuesday, February 16, 2010

The Heat Is On For "Dante's Inferno: An Animated Epic"

Anchor Bay Entertainment, the home entertainment division of Starz Media, LLC, in association with Manga Entertainment released the animated feature "Dante’s Inferno: An Animated Epic" on DVD and Blu-ray February 9, 2010 in collaboration with Electronic Arts, which also released the "Dante's Inferno" videogame day-and-date with the feature:

Film Roman, the studio behind the films "Dead Space: Downfall" and "Hellboy Animated", with producer Joe Goyette, working from a story by EA/Visceral Games executive producer Jonathan Knight, worked on the project with several Asian animation studios including Production IG, (noted for the "Kill Bill" animated sequenceS), Dongwoo ("Batman: Gotham Knight"), Manglobe ("Ergo Proxy", "Samurai Champloo") and JM Animation (“Avatar: The Last Airbender”). "Dante’s Inferno: An Animated Epic" takes viewers along with warrior 'Dante' and his spectral guide 'Virgil' into the 'nine circles of Hell', cluding 'Limbo', 'Lust', 'Gluttony', 'Greed', 'Anger', 'Heresy', Violence', 'Fraud' and 'Treachery', all in search of his one true love, 'Beatrice'.

Voice cast includes Victoria Tennant ("Legend of the Mummy"), Vanessa Branch ("Pirates of the Caribbean") and Graham McTavish (“Prison Break”) as Dante. Film Roman is noted for Fox/Gracie’s “The Simpsons” and Marvel Entertainment’s “Super Hero Squad.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek "Dante's Inferno"...