Press Release for "Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles – The Complete Campaigns"
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has sent Toon Zone the following press release information for Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles – The Complete Campaigns, the upcoming DVD release featuring all 40 series episodes available July 5, 2005 in a four-disc DVD set.
The legacy of the novel and the hit feature film live on when Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles – The Complete Campaigns debuts on DVD July 5 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Executive produced by Paul Verhoeven, director of the original Starship Troopers, this groundbreaking sci-fi adventure series features explosive, non-stop action presented in stunning 3-D computer animation. Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles – The Complete Campaigns includes all 40 uniquely compiled episodes of the series in a four-disc DVD set along with a bonus collectible mini poster from Japanese artist Naoyuki Katoh. The set will be available for $49.95 SLP.
Based on the novel by Robert Heinlein, Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles follows the adventures of Rico, Carl and Carmen, a trio of teenage cadets. Lured to enlist by the thrill of travel and adventure on distant planets, these unsung heroes are unaware that the battle of the bugs is about to re-erupt, sending them all to the front lines of the First Interstellar War. As members of Lieutenant’s Razak’s “Roughnecks,” these three ordinary teenagers find themselves in extraordinary circumstances, infiltrating alien worlds to battle monstrous bugs one-on-one.
Featuring the voices of Clancy Brown (The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, The Shawshank Redemption), Elizabeth Daily (Rugrats Go Wild) and David DeLuise (3rd Rock From the Sun), Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles seamlessly combines action, humor, coming-of-age drama, teamwork and fantasy. The series was nominated for three Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Special Class Animated Program. In 2000, the series won the Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing.
DVD Special Features Include:
-Bonus Collectible Mini Poster from Japanese Artist Naoyuki Katoh
Running Time: approximately 777 minutes
DVD Catalog #10656
UPC Code: 0-43396-10656-7
Order Date: 6/2/05