CBR, Warner Home Video, Paley Center Present "All-Star Superman"

Wed, January 12th, 2011 at 1:01pm PST | Updated: January 12th, 2011 at 1:02pm

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Official Press Release

Warner Home Video, ComicBookResources.com and The Paley Center for Media proudly present the bi-coastal World Premieres of "All-Star Superman," the exciting 10th entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, in New York on February 14 and Los Angeles on February 17. Filmmakers and members of the voice cast will attend both events for red carpet media interviews and post-screening panel discussions.

On Monday, February 14, "All-Star Superman" will screen at the Paley Center in New York City (25 West 52nd Street) with media interviews starting at 5:00 p.m. and screening commencing at 6:30 p.m. Following the screening, noted comics & screenwriter Dwayne McDuffie and casting/dialogue director Andrea Romano will lead a panel discussion. Additional participants, including voice cast members, will be announced as confirmed.

On Thursday, February 17, "All-Star Superman" will screen at the Paley Center in Los Angeles (465 North Beverly Drive in Beverly Hills) with media interviews starting at 5:30 p.m. and screening commencing at 7:00 p.m. A panel discussion will follow the screening featuring "Desperate Housewives’" James Denton (the voice of Superman), executive producer Bruce Timm, director Sam Liu, writer Dwayne McDuffie and dialogue/casting director Andrea Romano. Additional participants, including voice cast members, will be announced as confirmed.

Media wishing to perform interviews and attend the premieres must RSVP via email to WHVRSVP@gmail.com.

A limited number of free tickets are available for the general public. Fans in the New York City area wishing to receive free tickets to the NY event on Feb. 14 must RSVP via email to AllStarSupermanNY@gmail.com. Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the Los Angeles event on Feb. 17 must RSVP via email to AllStarSupermanLA@gmail.com.

Tickets to both events will be distributed on a “first come, first served” basis.

In "All-Star Superman," the Man of Steel rescues an ill-fated mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor) and, in the process, is oversaturated by radiation – which accelerates his cell degeneration. Sensing even he will be unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms – finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthor’s perspective of humanity, and attempting to ensure Earth’s safety before his own impending end with one final, selfless act.

Based on the Eisner Award-winning DC Comics series/graphic novel of the same name by Grant Morrison with illustration by Frank Quitely, "All-Star Superman" is executive produced by animation guru Bruce Timm and directed by Sam Liu (Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths) from a script by acclaimed comics writer Dwayne McDuffie (Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths).

The celebrity-packed voice cast is headed by James Denton (Desperate Housewives) as Superman, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men) as Lois Lane, and Anthony LaPaglia (Without A Trace) as Lex Luthor. The stellar cast includes seven-time Emmy® Award winner Ed Asner (Up) as Perry White, Golden Globe® winner Frances Conroy (Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds) as Jimmy Olsen and Linda Cardellini (ER) as Nasty.

ComicBookResources.com will act as media partner for the events, providing updates and special prizing opportunities throughout its many multimedia outlets.

Produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, "All-Star Superman" will be distributed February 22, 2011 by Warner Home Video as a Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and 2-Disc Special Edition DVD, as well as single disc DVD. The film will also be available On Demand and for Download.

SUPERMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. (s11)

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