Shout! Factory, Screenvision and Nerd Corps Entertainment have teamed up to bring a new feature-length original movie Slugterra: Return of the Elementals to cinemas across the U.S beginning August 2.
“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.
“By partnering with Shout! Factory and Nerd Corps, we are pleased to expand our children’s programming offerings to our exhibitor partners, and bring the exciting world of Slugterra to the big screen,” said Darryl Schaffer, executive vice President, operations and exhibitor relations for Screenvision.
“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.”
In Slugterra: Return of the Elementals, a new member joins the Shane Gang. Junjie is a master of the mysterious slugslinging art of Slug Fu. But even with the power of five slugslingers working together, the Shane Gang find themselves in over their heads as they race to protect the ancient Elemental Slugs from an evil alliance set on using them to destroy the 99 caverns.
Run time: 70 minutes, not rated.
Information on listings and links to book tickets can be found at SlugterraOnScreen.com.
Slugterra: Return of the Elementals
Cinema Information: SlugterraOnScreen.com
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