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- February 21, 2001
- Prepare for CyberChase with
for CyberChase with Christopher Lloyd
(by digitalmediafx.com) Christopher Lloyd, the Emmy Award-winning
actor best known as Doc Brown in the three Back to the Future
films, has joined the cast of CYBERCHASE, an animated series co-produced
by Thirteen/WNET New York and Nelvana. Lloyd has been cast as
the voice of the dastardly villain, Hacker.
playing Hacker; he offers me a fun and challenging villain to
portray. His mission to wreck havoc is constant," says Lloyd
of his latest role. "One of the things I really like about
CYBERCHASE is that kids at home can play along with the heroes
to thwart Hacker's diabolical plans."
has no relation to the upcoming "Scooby-Doo and the Cyber
Chase" animated video. This CYBERCHASE is a TV series premiering
on PBS in 2002, aimed at children ages 8-11.
features three Earth kids--Jackie, Matt and Inez--who are summoned
Their mission: use their problem-solving skills to foil the evil
fiend Hacker in his mad quest to take over the cyberworld. In
each episode, our heroes embark on thrilling mathematical adventures
to virtual vistas such as mythological Greece, a volcanic island
and Fairy Tale Land.
delighted to have Christopher Lloyd play our lead villain,"
says Sandra Sheppard, executive producer of CYBERCHASE. "His
uncanny ability to make kids laugh will support the show's mission
to entertain as well as educate." The series' other executive
producer, Kristin Laskas Martin agrees. "CYBERCHASE brings
together characters, dialogue and animation in an appealing mix
of story and content."
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