Digital Media FX News Archives
- February 26, 2001
Trounced at Box Office - Finishes 11th
Final Box Office numbers
will be posted by digitalmediafx.com tomorrow.
Jackie Chan Becomes
Burger King Toy to Promote "Jackie Chan Adventures"
During the eight-week promotion, Burger King will release a new item every week based on the series. In addition, Burger King today launched a series of tie-in commercials that promote "Jackie Chan Adventures" and the Burger King toys.
According to a press release quote:
Chan Adventures, Burger King Corporation partners with the next hot kids'
property on the market and delivers a highly collectible program that
delights children with every visit," said Richard Taylor, vice president
of USA marketing for Burger King Corporation. "The strong non-violent
messages and the family values projected clearly in the show are complementary
strategic fits with the Burger King brand."
The "Jackie Chan Adventures" Burger King toys can be combined to work together. Any Jackie Chan toy will interact in an action sequence with any of the "Villain" toys. According to Burger King, "the stunt double activation is easy and involves no complex setup -- just put the bad guys into place, and activate Jackie."
here to see a Jackie Chan Adventures trailer.
Charts: Animated and Anime DVDs
News Link of the
"Japanese animated films - even the most violent, rock 'em, sock 'em, sci-fi dramas - served up as scholarly fare?
That's exactly right, according to two instructors at Bellevue Community College who are teaching the first academic course in the state on the subject of anime, or Japanese animation.
The college is serious enough to allow students to take "Anime Revealed" to fulfill a composition-course requirement.
The college could be in on the early stages of an academic trend..."
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