Warner Home Video has announced the release of the animated pirate thriller ‘Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter’ which includes the live-action/CGI pseudo-documentary ‘Under the Hood’ on DVD and Blu-ray available March 24, 2009. ‘Tales of the Black Freighter’ is excuctive produced by Zack Snyder and voiced by Gerard Butler (300).
From the director of ‘Watchmen’ and ‘300’ come two tales from the celebrated graphic novel that do not appear in the extraordinary Watchmen Theatrical Feature.
Tales of the Black Freighter (featuring the voice of 300s Gerard Butler) brings to strikingly animated life the novels richly layered story-within-a-story, a daring pirate saga whose turbulent events may mirror those in the Watchmens world.
Stars from the Watchmen movie team in the amazing live-action/CGI ‘Under the Hood’, based on Nite Owls powerful first-hand account of how the hooded adventurers came into existence. Two fan-essential stories. One place to watch the excitement. Watching the Watchmen begins here.
- Blu-Ray Exclusive
- The Two Bernies – A scene from the Watchmen movie not seen in theaters
- The “Why” of the Watchmen with Director Zack Snyder
- Blu-Ray and DVD Bonuses
- Hollis Mason’s Tell-All: Under The Hood
- Story Within A Story: The Books of the Watchmen – Exploring the comic within a comic of Watchmen
- First look at DC Universe’s Animated Green Lantern DVD
- Chapter 1 of Watchmen Motion Comic
- Watchmen Graphic Novel: One of Time’s 100 Best English-Language Novels Since 1923