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The World’s Finest Review Round-Up: Static, Vixen, Wonder Woman, Injustice And More

The World’s Finest recently published a host of reviews covering an assortment of different DC Comics-based releases, including a long-awaited DVD title, a highly-anticipated video game and a wonderful live-action theatrical feature. Whether it’s getting a closer look at Static Shock: The Complete Second Season, or catching up with DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games, or taking in Wonder Woman on the big screen, that is just a portion of the great readily-available DC Comics content out there right now. Click on either the buttons or links located below to check out these reviews.

Static Shock Vixen DC Super Hero Girls
Injustice 2 Wonder Woman 'Wonder Woman' TV Series

Static Shock: The Complete Second Season DVD Review
Vixen: The Movie Blu-ray Review
DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games Feature Review
Injustice 2 Video Game Review
Wonder Woman (2017) Movie Review
Wonder Woman: The Complete Collection DVD Review

Stay tuned for further updates – including new reviews, coverage and exclusive content – right here at The World’s Finest. To discuss the latest releases listed above, click on the forum links below to share your thoughts.

Static Shock: The Complete Second Season DVD Talkback
Vixen: The Movie Digital HD/DVD/Blu-ray Talkback
DC Super Hero Girls: Intergalactic Games Animated Release Talkback
Injustice 2 Video Game Talkback
Wonder Woman (2017) Feature Talkback
Wonder Woman Classic Live-Action TV Series Talkback

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“Vixen: The Movie” Coming May 23, 2017 to Blu-ray/DVD, May 8th, 2017 to Digital HD

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has issued the following press release announcing the home video release of Vixen, the animated CW Seed series, slated to hit physical and digital media come May 2017. Continue below for the artwork and press details.

Follow the Path and Discover the Mystery
Vixen: The Movie
Feature Length Film Combines Acclaimed CW Seed Shorts with New Content for
Seamless Adventure Starring Voices from The CW’s Arrow and The Flash

Unleashing The Power Of The Animal Kingdom
On Digital HD on May 8, 2017
Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 23, 2017

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From executive producers Greg Berlanti, Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings you the animated feature, Vixen: The Movie, on Digital HD on May 8, 2017, and on Blu-ray (including Digital HD copy) and DVD on May 23, 2017. Vixen: The Movie is priced to own at $19.98 SRP for the Blu-rayTM and $18.94 SRP for the DVD.

Vixen: The Movie combines the first two seasons of the CW Seed digital series into a single uniform story and includes 15 minutes of all-new, never-before-seen content. The special features include a brand new featurette and two Vixen-focused episodes of Justice League Unlimited handpicked by super hero animation icon Bruce Timm.

Produced by Warner Bros.’ digital studio Blue Ribbon Content, Vixen: The Movie features Megalyn Echikunwoke (CSI Miami, The 4400, Damien) as the voice of Vixen/Mari McCabe. She is joined by the voices of Stephen Amell (Green Arrow), Grant Gustin (The Flash), Emily Bett Rickards (Felicity Smoak), Carlos Valdes (Cisco Ramon), Katie Cassidy (Black Canary), Victor Garber (Martin Stein) & Franz Drahmeh (Jax) collectively as Firestorm, and Brandon Routh (The Atom), reprising their roles from Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow.

Originally from Africa, Mari McCabe grew up an orphan after her parents were killed by local greed, corruption and wanton violence. But Mari refuses to succumb to the terrors surrounding her. Inheriting her family’s Tantu Totem, Mari can access the powers of animals – anything from the strength of a gorilla to the speed of a cheetah. As Vixen, she fights valiantly to protect the world from threats like those that claimed her family.

“Vixen: The Movie gives fans the action sequences and the characters that they all fell in love with in Arrow and The Flash,” said Rosemary Markson, WBHE Senior Vice President, Television Marketing. We are very excited to release Vixen: The Movie for fans of the hit series and DC collectors, featuring never-before-seen content available exclusively to owners of the Blu-ray, DVD or Digital HD.”

With Blu-ray’s unsurpassed picture and sound, Vixen: The Movie Blu-ray release will include 1080p Full HD Video with DTS-HD Master Audio for English 5.1. The 1-disc Blu-ray will feature the Blu-ray disc and a Digital HD copy of the movie.

Vixen: The Movie is produced by Blue Ribbon Content and is based on DC characters. Executive producers are Greg Berlanti (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl), Marc Guggenheim (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow) and Andrew Kreisberg (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl). James Tucker (DC Universe Original Movies, Batman: The Brave and the Bold) is the producer; Tucker and Curt Geda (Beware the Batman, Batman Beyond) are the directors. It was written by Wendy Mericle (Arrow), Keto Shimizu (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow), Brian Ford Sullivan (Arrow), Lauren Certo (The Flash), Nolan Dunbar (Arrow), Sarah Tarkoff (Arrow) and Marc Guggenheim, with Guggenheim and Shimizu serving as story editors. Vixen Season 1 debuted on August 25, 2015 on The CW’s online streaming platform, CW Seed. Season 2 debuted on October 13, 2016.

BLU-RAY & DVD FEATURES
· Vixen: Spirit Animal featurette
· Bruce Timm’s Top Picks:
o Episode from Justice League Unlimited, “Hunter’s Moon”
o Episode from Justice League Unlimited, “Grudge Match”

DIGITAL HD
Vixen: The Movie will be available to own on Digital HD. Digital HD allows consumers to instantly stream and download the film to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices. Digital HD is available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, CinemaNow, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. A Digital HD copy is also included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs for redemption and cloud storage through participating UltraViolet retail services including CinemaNow, Vudu and Flixster Video.

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

About Blue Ribbon Content
Formed in 2014, Blue Ribbon Content (BRC) is Warner Bros.’ digital studio. BRC develops and produces live-action series for digital platforms, tapping the creative talent already working at the Studio while also identifying opportunities for collaboration with new writers and producers. In addition to live-action programming, BRC produces animated content and is also experimenting with emerging platforms such as virtual reality. BRC programs include the live-action comedy Now We’re Talking, an UNINTERRUPTED Original Series for go90; the live-action comedies JoJoHead and Beerfest, as well as the animated Vixen plus the upcoming Freedom Fighters: The Ray and Constantine for CW Seed; and the animated Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles for Machinima. BRC also produces the Batman: The Animated Series virtual reality experience with OTOY Inc. for the Mattel View-Master, among others.

Vixen and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.

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“Constantine” Animated Series To Air 2017-2018 On CW Seed

Announced January 8, 2017 at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, The CW revealed the character John Constantine will return in animated form, headlining a short-form animated series to air on the CW Seed digital outlet.

Constantine The CW and CW Seed’s Constantine animated series, which will air during the 2017-18 TV season, spins out of the short-lived NBC live-action series of the same name. Constantine aired in 2014 on NBC before being cancelled after a single season. Matt Ryan, who starred on the short-lived NBC drama, will return to voice the lead character. Ryan reprised the role of Constantine for an episode of the live-action The CW series Arrow and also voiced the character in the DC Universe Animated Original Movie title Justice League Dark.

The animated series will consist of five or six 10-minute episodes that will premiere on CW Seed, joining short-form animated series’ Vixen and Freedom Fighters: The Ray. Additionally, the 13 episodes of the live-action Constantine series are currently available for streaming on CW Seed.

Based on the DC character created in 1985, Constantine centers on John Constantine, a man who struggles with his faith as he is haunted by the sins of his past and suddenly is thrust into the role of defending humanity from the gathering forces of darkness. In the NBC series, he was a British exorcist and occult detective who spends his days hunting supernatural entities.

David Goyer, who worked on the live-action NBC series, will be an executive producer on the animated series, along with Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, who also are executive producers on The CW’s slate of superhero-themed shows, including Arrow, The Flash, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl.

Stay tuned for further select updates on the forthcoming animated series right here at The World’s Finest. Additional coverage on Justice League Dark can be found at The World’s Finest subsite.

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“Vixen” Second Season To Debut October 13, 2017 On CW Seed

The second season of CW Seed’s animated series based on the classic DC Comics hero will premiere on Thursday, October 13, 2016. The season, like the previous season, will debut on CW Seed, The CW’s digital outlet service. The CW says Vixen‘s second season will find Vixen (voiced by Megalyn Echikunwoke) – who uses the mystical Tantu totem, a family heirloom, to channel the abilities of the animal kingdom – facing off off against a mysterious foe who has his own magical totem.

Vixen

The second season will also feature appearances characters from The CW’s live-action DC Comics-inspired series Arrow, The Flash and DC’s Legends of Tomorrow. Green Arrow (Stephen Amell), The Flash (Grant Gustin), Felicity Smoak (Emily Bett Rickards), Cisco Ramon (Carlos Valdes), Atom (Brandon Routh), Firestorm (Franz Drameh and Victor Garber) and Black Canary (Katie Cassidy) will all lend their voices. Vixen takes place in the same continuity established in the live-action super hero series which currently air on The CW.

Following the second series premiere of Vixen on October 13th, 2017, CW Seed will release new episodes every Friday on the digital outlet. The second season, like the first, will consist of six episodes running four-seven minutes in length. The CW announced the second season of Vixen back in January 2016.

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The CW Announces “Freedom Fighters: The Ray” Animated Series For CW Seed

The CW and CW Seed announced that Freedom Fighters: The Ray will be their next online animated venture. Like the current animated webisode series Vixen, Freedom Fighters: The Ray will delve deeper into the world established by the hit live-action series Arrow. The series will debut in 2017. Only initial details have been released, which are available to view below.

FREEDOM FIGHTERS: THE RAY COMING TO CW SEED IN 2017

CW Seed, the digital channel of The CW Network, will debut a new animated series in 2017, Freedom Fighters: The Ray, based on the characters from DC and produced by Warner Bros.’ digital studio Blue Ribbon Content.

freedom fighters: the rayIn DC’s Multiversity series, writer Grant Morrison updated the Freedom Fighters to better reflect American demographics. Inspired by Morrison’s new take on the character, the series Freedom Fighters: The Ray will introduce the first gay Super Hero to lead a show.

Based on the characters from DC, Freedom Fighters: The Ray is from Berlanti Productions in association with Blue Ribbon Content, with executive producers Greg Berlanti (Supergirl, The Flash, Arrow) and Marc Guggenheim (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow).

ABOUT THE RAY:
Raymond “Ray” Terrill was a reporter who discovered a group of government scientists working on a secret project to turn light into a weapon of mass destruction. But before he could report on his findings, the project head exposed Ray to a “genetic light bomb.” The bomb failed to kill him and instead gifted Ray with light-based powers. With these abilities, Ray realized he could go beyond reporting on injustice – he could take action to help stop it. Calling himself The Ray, he was recruited by Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters to fight violence and oppression wherever it exists.

STATS:
FIRST DC APPEARANCE: Justice League of America #107 (October 1973)
STATUS: Hero
REAL NAME: Raymond “Ray” Terrill
HEIGHT: 6’
WEIGHT: 185
EYES: Brown
HAIR: Black
SPECIAL POWERS/ABILITIES: Light manipulation, energy blasts, flight

Stay tuned for further select updates on this forthcoming animated series right here at The World’s Finest. Additional details on Freedom Fighters: The Ray can also be found at The DC Animation Forum.

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