Open Invite to PLANET HULK Clip/Coverage
Open Invite to PLANET HULK Clip/Coverage
Turns out they celebrate Easter on Planet Hulk

Well, maybe not technically, but they do have easter eggs and if you’re good at finding them you might win 1 of four Planet Hulk posters signed by superstar artist Alex Ross.

To celebrate the release of Marvel Animation and Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s Planet Hulk on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, Lionsgate is sponsoring a special Planet Hulk Easter Egg Hunt contest especially for Newsarama readers.

In the animated feature based on the bestselling “Planet Hulk” comic book story, the Hulk is sent into exile into space and crash-lands on the planet Sakaar, where he becomes a fierce gladiator forced into battle for the amusement of the planet’s “Red King” and its natives. During the film’s arena battle scenes, five Marvel “cosmic” characters make cameo “easter egg” appearances, along several appearance of “generic” members one of Marvel Comics’ most famous alien races.

After viewing the film, if you can name all five characters plus identity the alien race, email your answers to winplanethulk@gmail.com by Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 with “Planet Hulk Easter Egg Hunt” in the subject line and you will become eligible to win one of four special Planet Hulk posters signed by Ross. Four winners will be chosen at random among the readers who submit the correct answers. Lionsgate will notify the winners and arrange delivery of their prize.

Check out Newsarama’s exclusive clip (it’s an arena scene, maybe a part of the answer can be found) and look for more information on Planet Hulk below…

* This contest is run by solely by Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Newsarama does not administer nor is responsible for the awarding of the prizes. For Lionsgate Home Entertainment’s Terms of Use, click here http://lionsgate.com/terms.html


Release Date: 2/2/10

Based On The Popular Planet Hulk Comic Line And One Of The Best Hulk Stories Ever Written Comes The Most Incredible Marvel Animated Feature Yet!  

On behalf of Marvel Animated Features and Lionsgate Home Entertainment, we’re excited to present the release of the highly anticipated Planet Hulk on Blu-Ray and 2-Disc Special Edition DVD February 2nd!  The first Marvel Animated Feature to include digital copy, ç also features box art created by pre-eminent comic artist Alex Ross and loads of smashing bonus materials!  The next big chapter for The Incredible Hulk has arrived!

Make way for Marvel’s mightiest hero, as Bruce Banner’s alter-ego takes on an entire planet after being banished from Earth.  This legendary chapter in Marvel’s comic book history has continued to thrill comic fans ever since it was written in 2006.  Now Marvel and Lionsgate have taken the epic comic book and created a heart-pounding tale of intergalactic proportions that stays true to its comic book roots.

The 2-Disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Disc of  Planet Hulk contain a standard definition digital copy of the film as well as “incredible” extras that include audio commentaries, in-depth featurettes, music videos, a full episode of Wolverine and the X-Men featuring the Hulk, 2 complete Marvel motion comics plus a glimpse of the next animated feature film, Thor: Tales of Asgard and more. Planet Hulk  will be available on 2-disc Special Edition DVD for $24.98 and on 2-disc Blu-ray for $29.99 on February 2, 2010.  


He was a monster, impossible to control, too dangerous to ignore. So Earth’s mightiest heroes exiled him into outer space.  But now the Incredible Hulk crash lands on the distant planet Sakaar, ruled by the tyrannical Red King.  Sold into slavery, Hulk becomes the planet’s mightiest gladiator—but his new masters get more than they bargained for when he forges a bond of brotherhood with his fellow fighters: crafty insectoid Miek, ruthless rock-man Korg, ex-shadow priest Hiroim, and the noble-born rebel Elloe.  Unlike Earth, the desperate people of Sakaar believe a monster is just what they need.  But will the Hulk be the one to save their world… or destroy it?


•    Opening Sequence: Thor: Tales of Asgard             

•    Audio commentary by Supervising Producer Joshua Fine and Screenwriter Writer Greg Johnson

•    Audio commentary by Director Sam Liu, Character Designer Philip Bourassa and Key  Background Painter Steve Nicodemus

•    “A Whole World of Hurt: The Making of Planet Hulk” featurette

•    “Let the Smashing Commence!: The Saga of Planet Hulk” featurette

•    “Rise Up” Astonishing X-Men music video

•    “Watch Your Step” Spider-Woman music video

•    Wolverine and the X-Men: “Wolverine vs. Hulk” episode        

•    Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D motion comic         

•    Astonishing X-Men: Gifted motion comic  


     •Standard Definition Digital Copy of the feature film

     *Special features may not all be in hi-def.

Website: www.planethulkdvd.com

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