FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Animated TV Series in One Complete Set
Featuring All 26 Action-Packed Episodes
TRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES
THE COMPLETE SERIES
BRING HOME THIS COLLECTIBLE 4-DVD SET
ON SEPTEMBER 2, 2014
FROM SHOUT! FACTORYThis fall, fans of the highly popularTRANSFORMERSclassic animated adventures can relive the high-octane action of OPTIMUS PRIMAL and the MAXIMALS through the complete series release ofTRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES. In 1999,TRANSFORMERSfans and kids were introduced to the television seriesTRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES. This is the unforgettable chapter which OPTIMUS PRIMAL and his legions of MAXIMALS must battle the powerful MEGATRON and his new army of VEHICONS.
On September 2, 2014, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, will releaseTRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES – THE COMPLETE SERIESon home entertainment shelves. This highly anticipated complete series set features all 26 visually stunning episodes with special bonus content in a deluxe 4-DVD set. Whether reliving the childhood memory or discovering this series for the first time, this is an essential home collection for every fan, collectors and entire family to complete theirTRANSFORMERShome entertainment library.TRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES – THE COMPLETE SERIESis priced to own at $29.93 SRP.
TRANSFORMERS: BEAST MACHINES – THE COMPLETE SERIES:
When the MAXIMALS return to their home planet of CYBERTRON, they find that everything has changed. CYBERTRON seems to have been abandoned…that is, except for the VEHICON drones policing the planet! To make the matter worse, the MAXIMALS discover that they’ve been infected with a virus that threatens to wipe them out, unless they can adapt. Enter the world of theBEAST MACHINES!
DVD set includes commentaries and interviews with series developer Marv Wolfman, story editor Robert N. Skir, voice director Susan Blu and voice actor David Kaye.
About Hasbro Studios
Hasbro Studios is the Los Angeles-based entertainment division of Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS). The studio is responsible for entertainment brand-driven storytelling for the company across television, film, commercial productions and short-form. It develops, produces and distributes TV shows based on Hasbro’s world class brands, including TRANSFORMERS, MY LITTLE PONY, LITTLEST PET SHOP and FAMILY GAME NIGHT. Many of these shows air on the Hub Network, a U.S. television network for kids and their families, that is a joint venture between Hasbro and Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK). Hasbro Studios shows can also be seen on networks in more than 180 territories globally. Since its formation in 2009, the studio has received seven Daytime Emmy wins and 16 nominations. On the film side, the studio is developing and producing a number of features based on Hasbro’s brands, including TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION (Paramount), G.I. JOE 3 (Paramount) and CANDY LAND (Sony). The studio team also oversees the production of commercials that feature Hasbro’s brands as well production of short-form content that can be seen on all of the major digital and social media platforms globally.
About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform entertainment company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s DVD and Blu-Ray offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials in lavish packages crammed with extras. Shout’s audio division boasts GRAMMY-nominated box sets, new releases from storied artists, lovingly assembled album reissues and indispensable “best of” compilations. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast digital distribution network which delivers video and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America. Shout! Factory also owns and operates Timeless Media Group, Biograph Records, Majordomo Records, HighTone Records and Video Time Machine. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Santa Monica, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.