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Transformers Prime DVD Press Release
09-16-2011, 10:13 PM
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Transformers Prime DVD Press Release
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Shout Factory have issued the following press release for the DVD release of Transformers Prim.
Prepare to Experience the World of TRANSFORMERS PRIME!


A 5-Part Original Miniseries

Hitting Home Entertainment Shelves Nationwide



“MEGATRON has not been seen nor heard from in sometime, and if his
return is imminent, it could be catastrophic,” said OPTIMUS PRIME.

The lure of the TRANSFORMERS saga starts a new chapter as all foes
return, legendary heroes rise, and new ones are found in unlikely
places. The new CGI animated series TRANSFORMERS PRIME which currently
airs on The Hub television network and is a Hasbro Studios production,
deepens the epic mythology of both the AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS, while
starting fresh for a new generation of fans. Arch rivals the AUTOBOTS
and the evil DECEPTICONS, lead by MEGATRON once again face-off in their
rivalry for control of Earth in this new show. Celebrate the triumphant
return of the AUTOBOTS through cutting-edge CGI animation with
fans, as well as families and kids, were introduced to this visually
stunning five-part miniseries on The Hub. OPTIMUS PRIME, BUMBLEBEE,
ARCEE, AUTOBOT RATCHET, BULKHEAD, and many others are back to "roll out"
against MEGATRON's latest attempt to conquer Earth. And MEGATRON proves
to be more powerful than ever, having acquired a rare element that
allows him mastery over life itself. OPTIMUS PRIME and the AUTBOTS may
be few against the DECEPTICON hordes, but they find increased strength
through bonds forged with three human teenagers, taking the human drama
to levels as yet unseen by the franchise.

On December 6, 2011, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc,
will release TRANSFORMERS PRIME – DARKNESS RISING DVD, featuring the
entire five action-packed episodes and bonus content. Delivering a new
level of heavy metal action and family entertainment for all ages, this
highly collectible DVD is priced to own with a suggested retail price of

TRANSFORMERS PRIME – DARKNESS RISING boasts an all-star voice cast,
including Peter Cullen, Frank Welker, Steve Blum, Jeffrey Combs, Dwayne
Johnson, among other notables. TRANSFORMERS PRIME is produced by Hasbro
Studios. Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Kline are executive
producers. Kurtzman and Orci served as writers for the feature films
TRANSFORMERS and TRANSFORMERS: Revenge of the Fallen.

About Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) is a branded play company providing children
and families around the world with a wide range of immersive
entertainment offerings based on the Company’s world-class brand
portfolio. From toys and games, to television programming, motion
pictures, video games and a comprehensive licensing program, Hasbro
strives to delight its customers through the strategic leveraging of
well-known and beloved brands such as THE TRANSFORMERS, LITTLEST PET
and MONOPOLY. The Hub, Hasbro’s multiplatform joint venture with
Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) launched on
October 10, 2010. The online home of The Hub is The
Hub logo and name are trademarks of Hub Television Networks, LLC. All
rights reserved.

Come see how we inspire play through our brands at © 2010 Hasbro, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

About Shout! Factory

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.
Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout!
Factory, visit


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