Monday, December 13, 2010

"Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther"

Shout! Factory confirms that "Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther" release will be available on DVD, January 18, 2011. The six episodes included are based on the Marvel Comics series by Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr.

Voice cast includes Djimon Hounsou as 'Black Panther', Jill Scott as 'Storm', Kerry Washington as 'Princess Shuri', Alfre Woodard as 'Dondi Reese'/'Queen Mother', Carl Lumbly as 'Uncle S'Yan' and 'Black Panther' creator Stan "The Ham" Lee as 'General Wallace'.

"...Deep in the heart of Africa lies 'Wakanda', an advanced and unconquerable civilization. A family of warrior-kings possessing superior speed, strength and agility has governed this mysterious nation as long as time itself. The latest in this famed line is young 'King T'Challa', the great hero known worldwide as the 'Black Panther'. Now, outsiders once again threaten to invade and plunder Wakanda. Leading this brutal assault is 'Klaw', a deadly assassin with the blood of T'Challa's murdered father on his hands, who brings with him a strong army of super-powered mercenaries. Even with Wakanda's might and his own superhuman skills, can the Black Panther prevail against this deadly invading force?..."

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