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Fathom Events and Adult Swim bring the Emmy™ nominated series, Samurai Jack, to cinemas nationwide for a special premiere movie event featuring an interview with the creator on the beginnings of Samurai Jack, and what the show means to him. Be the first to see the fully remastered Emmy™ nominated premiere movie from acclaimed Season 1, when Samurai Jack: Premiere Movie Event hits movie theaters nationwide for an exclusive one-night event October 16, 2017. Created by celebrated animation director Genndy Tartakovsky, Samurai Jack follows a young Samurai after he is sent to the future by the evil wizard, Aku. With the determination to defeat the wizard and undo his destruction, Jack sets off on a daring journey to return to the past and defeat Aku once and for all. Gathering allies and combatting other villains along the way, Jack battles to accomplish his mission and restore the peace of the past.
In addition to the remastered movie, will get to hear directly from the creator Genndy Tartakovsky on the beginnings of Samurai Jack, and what the show means to him.
Tickets are on sale now! For tickets and participating theaters, visit: https://www.fathomevents.com/events/samurai-jack
Also Samurai Jack: The Complete Series will be released on Blu-ray, and Digital HD October 17, 2017. The set features all 62 episodes of the show along with bonus content, exclusive featurettes, behind the scenes extras, and special commentary.
Watch an extra from the release below, featuring series creator Genndy Tartakovsky discussing the evolution of the beloved show over its five seasons.
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Each episode of the first four seasons has been remastered in HD for the first time. The box set also features a one-of-a-kind metal art print, created especially for hardcore fans.
Adult Swim has also lined up additional releases featuring new content from the critically acclaimed series.
Adult Swim’s full lineup of upcoming releases includes:
- Samurai Jack: The Complete Series – Including all five seasons of the highly-acclaimed animated series, the complete series box set showcases 1,364 minutes of high quality animation and never-before-seen bonus features, as well as a one-of-a-kind metal art print created especially for this collector’s item. Available October 17, 2017, the complete series will retail for $112.99 SRP for the Blu-ray and Digital box set.
- Samurai Jack: Season Five Soundtrack – Featuring 22 spellbinding tracks produced by celebrated film composer and producer Tyler Bates and composed by Joanne Higginbottom and Dieter Hartmann for the show’s explosive final season, the emotional and action-filled album awakens the spirit of the Samurai with every listen. Hand-selected to provide fans the ultimate Samurai Jack experience, each track takes listeners back to season five. Available for digital download and streaming this fall.
- Samurai Jack: Season Five – Following the conclusion of the series’ epic final season, fans can revisit season five anytime with the release of the complete fifth season on DVD and Blu-Ray. Available on October 17, 2017, Samurai Jack: Season Five will retail for $24.98 SRP and $29.98 SRP respectively.
- Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event – Adult Swim and Fathom Events are teaming up to provide the ultimate fan experience with an exclusive one-night cinema event. Arriving in movie theaters throughout the U.S. on October 16, 2017, Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event offers fans an exclusive experience including the series first season movie remastered in high-definition alongside content from the highly anticipated complete series box set. Additional surprises are anticipated; with more information, including ticketing and participating theaters, to be announced in the coming weeks.