“Marvel Knights Animation delivers all-out action as Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr.’s Black Panther is brought to life in his own series for the very first time since his creation in 1966. With guest appearances by the X-Men and Captain America, The Black Panther’s six episodes are filled with exhilarating action, dazzling visuals and an explosive soundtrack as he leaps from the comic book pages into homes everywhere. On January 18, 2011Shout! Factory, in association with Marvel Knights Animation, will debut the long-awaited Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther on DVD.  Inspired by the popular graphic novel from acclaimed filmmaker/writer/producer Reginald Hudlin and legendary comic book artist John Romita Jr.

Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther features an all-star voice cast including Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Black Panther; music artist and actress Jill Scott as Storm; Kerry Washington (For Colored Girls) as Princess Shuri; Alfre Woodard (True Blood) as both Dondi Reese and Queen Mother; Carl Lumbly (Alias) as Uncle S’Yan; and the legendary Stan Lee as General Wallace.”

Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther features an all-star voice cast including Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) as Black Panther; music artist and actress Jill Scott as Storm; Kerry Washington (For Colored Girls) as Princess Shuri; Alfre Woodard (True Blood) as both Dondi Reese and Queen Mother; Carl Lumbly (Alias) as Uncle S’Yan; and the legendary Stan Lee as General Wallace.

Stan Lee and Jack Kirby created the first and the greatest black Super Hero when they imagined The Black Panther in 1966.  He is no ordinary Super Hero; he’s the king of the scientifically advanced country of Wakanda.  Marvel Knights Animation: Black Panther takes viewers on a thrilling adventure which includes battle scenes, love stories and political intrigue while John Romita, Jr. pens panoramic vistas, brilliant visual design and intense action.

Check For “Black Panther” on TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011 FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

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