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Hellboy Animated: Blood & Iron in June

Starz Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Hellboy Animated: Blood & Iron on 25th June 2007 priced at £14.99. Following the success of Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms on DVD, creative producers Guillermo del Toro (Pan's Labyrinth; Blade II; The Devil's Backbone) and award-winning comic book writer and illustrator Mike Mignola (Daredevil; Batman; Wolverine) have reunited with Sword of Storms director Tad Stones for another brand new, feature-length Hellboy adventure, Hellboy Animated: Blood & Iron.

Featuring the key creative talents from Guillermo del Toro's live-action Hellboy movie – including actors Ron Perlman (Star Trek: Nemesis; Blade II), Selma Blair (Pretty Persuasion; Cruel Intentions), Doug Jones (Pan's Labyrinth) and John Hurt (V For Vendetta) – the film also boasts a story written by Stones and Mignola that incorporates many elements from Mignola's Hellboy comic book mini-series, Wake The Devil.

You can view some clips using the links below...

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Features include:
  • Anamorphic Widescreen Presentation
  • English DD2.0 Stereo and DD5.1 Surround
  • Audio commentary by creative producer Mike Mignola, supervising producer Tad Stones and director Victor Cook
  • Iron Shoes – the animated debut (4mins) – A brand-new Hellboy animated short written by Mignola and featuring the vocal talents of Ron Perlman and Dan Castellaneta (the voice of Homer Simpson)
  • The Penanggalan – an E-comic exclusive from Mike Mignola
  • Reversal Of Fortune – Professor Broom's Story (20mins)
  • Tales From The Tomb – A Look Inside Blood & Iron (13mins) – includes interviews with Mignola, Stones and del Toro, amongst others

Play.com customers will be able to get their hands on a limited edition box set with an exclusive Hellboy vs. Bat-God Bust-Up figure, while HMV customers can purchase their own exclusive limited edition (retailing at £24.99) that comes complete with a large size Hellboy figurine.

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