Paramount Pictures is the first major Hollywood studio to embrace our innovative self-publishing software and integrate our digital comic book technology with the release of a feature film.
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Hollywood, Calif. (PRWEB) May 30, 2006 –-
Planetwide Games, Inc., an innovative provider of proprietary game application software and branded online video games, announced today the upcoming release of Nacho Libre Comic Book Creator Interactive Entertainment Software. Nacho Libre fans will now be able to create their own Nacho Libre comics and comic books from key movie scenes, characters, tag lines, audio and graphics from the film. Planetwide Games, Inc. will be releasing the Nacho Libre Comic Book Creator - Interactive Entertainment Software as a digital download on June 8, 2006, through the Planetwide Games online portal http://www.MyComicBookCreator.com/nacholibre . The Special Edition retail box version of Nacho Libre Comic Book Creator Drag n’ Drop Comics™ software will launch in key retail locations across the United States, Canada and Mexico after the June 16, 2006 theatrical release in the United States.
“We are absolutely thrilled to be working with Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products in producing Nacho Libre Comic Book Creator interactive software” said Kevin Donovan, president of Planetwide Games. “Paramount Pictures is the first major Hollywood studio to embrace our innovative self-publishing software and integrate our digital comic book technology with the release of a feature film.”
Jack Black stars as Ignacio (friends call him Nacho), a cook by day in a Mexican orphanage, who moonlights as a lucha libre wrestler to raise money for the orphans in this comedy from the creators of “Napoleon Dynamite” and the writer of “The School of Rock.”
Nacho Libre Comic Book Creator drag n’ drop software is an innovative interactive entertainment application that enables fans to use their imaginations and actual Nacho Libre movie content to create their own Nacho Libre comics and comic books, which can then be posted to a blog, or social network, emailed to a friend or printed in a comic book form at home or the office. Comic Book Creator users can drag and drop images, icons, tag line symbols, audio clips and artwork into a selection of over 500 different layout and design templates, then combine their creation with the storyline to make their own Nacho Libre comics.
“The Nacho Libre comic book software provides an online community experience where users can share their own creations” said Sandi Isaacs, VP Interactive, Paramount Pictures Licensing. “We’re excited to be leading the charge with the first ever movie branded Comic Book Creator.”
Paramount Pictures presents a Nickelodeon Movies/Black & White production of a Jared Hess film, “Nacho Libre,” starring Jack Black. The film also stars Ana de la Reguera, Héctor Jiménez, Richard Montoya, and Peter Stormare, and is directed by Jared Hess. The screenplay is written by Jared Hess & Jerusha Hess & Mike White. “Nacho Libre” is produced by Mike White, Jack Black, Julia Pistor, and David Klawans. The executive producer is Steve Nicolaides.
About Planetwide Games
Based in Orange County, CA, Planetwide Games, Inc. has established itself as a provider of innovative software applications, proprietary online technology and video games. The Company's applications, games and self-publishing platform for user generated content easily integrates into DVD home entertainment products, music CD’s, internet portals, major game publishers and developers’ titles, or can be sold separately through digital downloads and retail box sales. Planetwide Games is providing an enhanced game playing experience with name-brand awareness and ease-of-use.
Comic Book Creator and Drag n’ Drop Comics are trademarks of Planetwide Games Inc.
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About Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products
Nickelodeon & Viacom Consumer Products (NVCP) manages the merchandise licensing, home video, music, book and interactive software businesses for Nickelodeon brands and characters as well as the properties of Comedy Central, Spike TV and MTV Networks International, as well as some non-Viacom properties. In addition, NVCP manages the merchandise, interactive, book, and wireless licensing for Paramount Pictures properties. Nickelodeon, MTV Networks, Comedy Central and Spike TV are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.
About Paramount Pictures
Paramount Pictures is part of the entertainment operations of Viacom Inc., one of the leading global entertainment content companies, with prominent and respected brands in focused demographics across virtually all media.
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