Official Press 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!