Ric Speaks with Samurai Jack Creator and Celebrated
Animation Director Genndy Tartakovsky
(Dexter’s Laboratory, Star Wars: Clone Wars)
Adult Swim’s Samurai Jack — which recently swept the juried Emmy Awards’® Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation category— follows a young Samurai who is sent to the future by the evil wizard, Aku. Determined to restore his fate, Jack sets off on a daring journey to return to the past and defeat Aku once and for all. Following the epic conclusion of its fifth and final season, Samurai Jackreturns with a number of surprises for fans:
* Samurai Jack: The Complete Series — Arriving on Blu-ray and Digital HD on Oct. 17, the complete series box-set includes all 62 exciting episodes of the critically acclaimed series, plus exclusive featurettes, behind the scenes looks, special commentary and even a one-of-a-kind metal art print, created especially for the show’s devoted fans.
* Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event – Adult Swim and Fathom Events present the ultimate fan experience with an exclusive one-night cinema event. Arriving in movie theaters on October 16, Samurai Jack: The Premiere Movie Event includes the first season movie remastered in high-definition alongside exclusive content from the complete series box set.
* Samurai Jack: Season Five Soundtrack – Featuring 22 spellbinding tracks produced by celebrated film composer and producer Tyler Bates and composed by Joanne Higginbottom and Dieter Hartmann for the show’s explosive final season, the emotional and action-filled album awakens the spirit of the Samurai with every listen. Hand-selected to provide fans the ultimate Samurai Jack experience, each track takes listeners back to season five. Available for digital download and streaming this fall.
* Samurai Jack: Season Five – Following the conclusion of the series’ epic final season, fans can revisit season five anytime with the release of the complete fifth season on DVD and Blu-Ray. Available on October 17, 2017, Samurai Jack: Season Five will retail for $24.98 SRP and $29.98 SRP respectively.