The Dark Knight Goes Digital: Sakar International Launches Batman-Themed Electronics
Summer of Super Hero Blockbusters Continues with New Line of Batman Gear to Celebrate July 20 Release of Final Installment in the Dark Knight Trilogy
EDISON, N.J., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As movie-goers wait with anticipation for the epic conclusion to the Dark Knight trilogy, Sakar International, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products on behalf of DC Entertainment, today announced the debut of its new line of Batman electronics and accessories to commemorate the release of Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' The Dark Knight Rises, which hits theaters and IMAX® nationwide on July 20.
Kids of all ages will love being summoned to start their day with the Batman Alarm Clock Radio that projects the Bat-Signal on the wall or ceiling. Also sure to delight, the 3-in-1 Digital Camera offers still, video and web-cam capability with three interchangeable face plates, while the Digital Video Recorder makes it quick and easy to film your own action scenes. The three-piece Batman Adventure Kit includes adventure necessities, like a 35mm camera, flashlight and binoculars. And, no super hero is complete without a stealthy communication device: a set of two Batman Walkie Talkies keep everyone in contact with push-to-talk button and built-in Morse code option.
Available at Toys R Us with MSRPs of $14.99 to $29.99, the Batman product line from Sakar features vibrant, high-resolution graphics and durable construction to withstand any high-flying super hero adventure.
"This is shaping up to be the summer of the Super Hero and we've got all the cool gadgets you'll need to make it a great Batman adventure," said Sakar Vice President Liza Abrams.
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
About The Dark Knight Rises
Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures' "The Dark Knight Rises" is the epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. The film stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Morgan Freeman. Christopher Nolan directed the film from a screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven are the producers, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull serving as executive producers, and Jordan Goldberg co-producing. "The Dark Knight Rises" is based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics.
Opening in theatres and IMAX on July 20, 2012, "The Dark Knight Rises" will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. The film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.
About Warner Bros Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world. In January 2012, DC Entertainment, in collaboration with Warner Bros. and Time Warner divisions, launched We Can Be Heroes—a giving campaign featuring the iconic Justice League super heroes—to raise awareness and funds to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.
About Sakar International
Sakar International Inc. designs and manufactures a wide range of technology, toy and consumer electronic products. Founded in 1977, the company is the manufacturer of Vivitar camera equipment and accessories, a market leader in youth electronics and rechargeable batteries, and a producer of licensed products for leading consumer brands. Products range from digital cameras and camcorders with related accessories to computer, iPod, GPS and gaming accessories, binoculars, MP3 players, clock radios, gift and toy electronics. The company is privately held and headquartered in Edison, N.J. For more information, visit www.sakar.com.
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