Thursday, April 7, 2011

Echo Bridge Entertainment and Miramax Films To Release Children of the Corn Titles Under DVD/Blu-Ray Distribution Partnership

Big news 'Corn' fans! Echo Bridge Home Entertainment and Miramax Films have entered into a long-term DVD/Blu-ray distribution partnership that will see the release of an extensive list of Miramax library back-titles, 251 to be exact, including a select number of iconic horror classics that range from the From Dusk Till Dawn trilogy, select sequels from the widely successful Halloween and Hellraiser series, and many of the films from the Children of the Corn franchise!

“These Miramax titles are fabulous additions to our home entertainment offerings,” said Michael Rosenblatt, Chairman, President and CEO of Echo Bridge. “We’re elated to partner with Mike Lang and the new Miramax team. We are all very excited about bringing these Miramax titles - many of which have tremendous star power and are cult classics - to audiences for their discovery and enjoyment.”

Mike Lang, CEO of Miramax stated, “We are very pleased to partner with Michael Rosenblatt and the team at Echo Bridge on these titles, which in many cases have never been fully exploited. Our goal at Miramax is to work with the right partners to fully maximize every asset in our extraordinary film catalog across all platforms. We believe the Echo Bridge team will bring the right experience, execution and a strong entrepreneurial approach to our business, along with our other home entertainment partners.”

Emerging from the cornfields on Tuesday, April 26th will be the dvd releases of Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest and Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering while May 10th will bring Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror and Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return. For you hi-def afficinados out there, Children of the Corn III will also get a treatment, blu-ray style, on May 10th and a two-pack double feature of Children of the Corn V and 666 will be released in blu-ray format on May 15th.

We at would like to wish Echo Bridge Entertainment and Miramax all the best in this joint venture and know this can only mean the beginning of exciting things to come.

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