By Jerry Beck | Animation Scoop July 1, 2014 at 12:10AM
On the heels of their announcement of the U.S. theatrical release French CG animated feature Jack and The Cockoo-Clock Heart on September 24th, Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment have now teamed to bring a new feature-length movie Slugterra: Return of the Elementals to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2nd.
Information on listings and links to book tickets can be found at SlugterraOnScreen.com. The film is a feature length spin off of the popular Disney XD animated series Slugterra produced by Nerd Corps in Vancouver.
“We’re very excited that fans of this action-packed series will have a chance to see their favorite characters on the big screen. This theatrical opportunity underscores our long-term commitment to the Slugterra brand. We’re pleased to work closely with Nerd Corps and partner with Screenvision once again to bring this fun family movie to theatre audiences,” said Melissa Boag, Vice President of Kids & Family Entertainment, Shout! Factory.
“We’re very excited to be slugslinging on the big screen!” said Asaph Fipke, CEO of Nerd Corps and creator of the property. “The movie features new slugs, new characters, and some cool twists. It will be a great experience for fans and for anyone who’s new to Slugterra as well.”