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- March 15, 2001
Aladdin Adventure Premieres As Video Game
Disney's Aladdin in Nasira's Revenge takes place in the fabled city of Agrabah where the Sultan's Palace has been taken over by Jafar's evil sister, Nasira. She has come to avenge her brother's death by banishing the Sultan and his daughter, Jasmine, to the outskirts of Agrabah. Nasira places a spell on the entire city and commands that Aladdin be brought to her immediately.
The voices from the
animated Aladdin television series are used throughout the game. The game
will cost $39.99.
New Animated Series
Coming to FOX Kids
In addition to the series, there is a comic book and video game slated to be released this year in support of "The Rippling Friends."
"John Kricfalusi has to be one of the most creative people I've ever worked with. He's really this big kid doing exactly what he wants to do, creating laugh out loud funny eccentric characters in never-ending costume changes, vehicles and new worlds," commented Leslie Levine, vice president of Entertainment Licensing for Hearst Entertainment, in a press release. "Kricfalusi is completely tuned into what kids relate to and has created heroes kids will love to emulate with great catch phrases they will repeat over and over again, with interactive elements creatively woven into every episode."
News Link of the
Day - The Trials of a Comic Book Hero
"On a drizzly day in early March, Stan Lee, the 78-year-old creator of Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and the X-Men, is talking on the phone in his office in Encino, California. He hangs up and calls out to an assistant: 'You can come in now.'
The white-haired comic
book legend may be the head of an Internet entertainment startup, but
he still hasn't quite figured out how to work his computer...."
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