Cartoon Network to Debut Regular Show: The Movie in Advance of Television Premiere
First Feature-Length Movie from Emmy® Award-Winning Series Available via Electronic Sell-Through September 1 and on DVD October 13
August 13, 2015 – Cartoon Network announced today it will release its full length feature Regular Show: The Movie via electronic sell-through and on DVD in the U.S. prior to its network premiere this fall. This marks the first feature-length film from the creative team behind the Emmy® Award-winning series. The highly-anticipated epic adventure centers around Mordecai and Rigby who, after accidentally creating a Timenado, have to go back in time and battle an evil volleyball coach in order to save the universe…and their friendship.
The 70-minute animated feature from series creator JG Quintel and Cartoon Network Studios will be available for digital download on September 1, providing fans an opportunity to own the movie before it debuts on television this November. Regular Show: The Movie will be available for purchase through various electronic sell-through platforms, including iTunes, Google Play, Amazon Instant Video, Xbox, Playstation, VUDU and others. As a complement to the movie release, an assortment of bonus content from the film will be available, as well as discounted Regular Show season sets across all platforms for a limited time.
On October 13, Regular Show: The Movie will premiere on DVD and will feature more than one hour of exclusive bonus materials including original storyboard pitches, animatics, art galleries, movie trailer and commentary with JG Quintel and supervising producer Sean Szeles. The DVD will be distributed by Warner Home Video.
Since its debut on Cartoon Network in 2010, Regular Show has emerged as one of Cartoon Network’s most popular original series. Originally developed as an animated short for Cartoon Network’s Cartoonstitute, the series has been nominated and presented many prestigious awards including a 2012 Primetime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Short-format Animated Program for the episode “Eggscellent” and the 2012 Ottawa Intl. Animation Festival Best Television Animation Made for Children. The show is currently in its seventh season with premieres on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT.
The television premiere date and time for Regular Show: The Movie will be announced at a later date.
Regular Show: The Movie Description
From the Emmy® Award-winning animated series Regular Show comes their first feature-length film… Regular Show: The Movie. Mordecai and Rigby are two slackers who work in a city park. When a spaceship from the future crashes in front of them, an intergalactic warrior warns that a Timenado is on the verge of destroying the universe, and they’re the only ones who can stop it. Mordecai and Rigby will have to go up against their old high school principal, an evil volleyball coach, and even their high school selves in the most epic job of their lives. With the help of Muscle Man, High Five Ghost, Pops, Skips and Benson, can Mordecai and Rigby save the universe and keep their friendship intact?
Regular Show: The Movie was directed by JG Quintel, with Sean Szeles and Mike Roth serving as supervising producers. Featured voices include Quintel (Mordecai and High Five Ghost), William Salyers (Rigby), Sam Marin (Pops, Benson and Muscle Man), and Mark Hamill (Skips), each reprising their roles from the television series.
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