SHOUT! FACTORY AND HASBRO STUDIOS
ENTER HOME ENTERTAINMENT DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE
FOR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW MOVIE ADVENTURE
MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS – LEGEND OF EVERFREE
Los Angeles, California – JULY 27, 2016 – Shout! Factory, a multi-platform media company, and Hasbro Studios have announced a strategic distribution collaboration to bring the new installment of the wildly popular MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTIA GIRLS film series, MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS – LEGEND OF EVERFREE to the home entertainment marketplace in the U.S. and Canada. The highly collectible (Blu-ray + DVD) combo pack and DVD release of MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS – LEGEND OF EVERFREE will debut on home entertainment shelves everywhere November 1, 2016. This announcement was made today by Shout! Factory’s Senior Vice President of Family Entertainment, Melissa Boag.
The multi-year alliance provides Shout! Factory with exclusive home entertainment packaged media rights (Blu-ray and DVD) and select digital rights to MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS – LEGEND OF EVERFREE. A full-range of exciting bonus content and specialty packaging are in development. Shout! Factory plans a strategic launch of this highly entertaining animated feature on Blu-ray™ and DVD through Shout’s kids & family entertainment imprint, Shout! Factory Kids.
“MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS is an evergreen movie franchise that is beloved by kids and families around the world, and the new film LEGEND OF EVERFREE is sure to delight fans of all ages,” said Melissa Boag, Senior Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment, Shout! Factory.
MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS LEGEND OF EVERFREE follows Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Pinkie Pie, Applejack, Rarity, Fluttershy and friends as they embark on a new adventure… to camp! When Canterlot High School goes on a field trip to Camp Everfree, they’re surprised to find a magical force is causing strange things to happen. With the help of the Mane 6 and especially Sunset Shimmer (who refuses to give up on her), Twilight Sparkle must confront the dark “Midnight Sparkle” within herself and embrace her newfound magical abilities to save the camp.
MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS LEGEND OF EVERFREE is directed by Ishi Rudell and boasts the treasured MY LITTLE PONY voice talent of Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain, Cathy Weseluck, and Rebecca Shoichet.
Shout! Factory and Hasbro Studios have a strategic distribution collaboration on top brands like iconic animated feature The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE, animated series TRANSFORMERS ROBOTS IN DISGUISE, LITTLEST PET SHOP, TRANSFORMERS PRIME, MY LITTLE PONY FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, MY LITTLE PONY EQUESTRIA GIRLS movies and more.
Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS) is a global company committed to Creating the World’s Best Play Experiences by leveraging its beloved brands, including LITTLEST PET SHOP, MAGIC: THE GATHERING, MONOPOLY, MY LITTLE PONY, NERF, PLAY-DOH and TRANSFORMERS, and premier partner brands. From toys and games, television programming, motion pictures, digital gaming and consumer product licensing, Hasbro fulfills the fundamental need for play and connection with children and families around the world. The Company’s Hasbro Studios and its film label, Allspark Pictures, create entertainment brand-driven storytelling across mediums, including television, film, digital and more. Through the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility, including philanthropy, Hasbro is helping to build a safe and sustainable world and to positively impact the lives of millions of children and families. Learn more at www.hasbro.com, and follow us on Twitter (@Hasbro & @HasbroNews) and Instagram (@Hasbro).
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Shout! Factory Productions, Scream Factory, Timeless Media Group, Westchester Films, Biograph Records, and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition 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 shoutfactory.com.