Horror film “Backslash” coming to DVD feat. VA Tara Platt

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For Immediate Release:

“BACKSLASH” TO BE FIRST CULT HORROR FILM RELEASED UNDER BELOW THE RADAR LABEL

Horror Flick to be Released on May 8, 2007 and Priced at $19.95 SRP

NEW YORK, NY (March 1, 2007)  Central Park Media announced that the black comedy horror film BACKSLASH is slated to be released under its newly created Below The Radar label this spring.  This Kevin Campbell film (director of the cult classic, Cheerleader Ninjas), which includes the notorious and intellectually raucous kitchen bloodbath scene, features the talents of Tara Platt who is best known for her voiceover work as Tamari in Naruto, one of the Cartoon Network’s highest-rated anime shows.  The DVD will contain production notes, an extensive behind-the-scenes photo gallery and will be priced at $19.95 SRP when it hits the streets on May 8, 2007.

Below The Radar is the source for entertaining programming that is not necessarily mainstream and takes inspiration from classic drive-in movies, sexy late night documentaries and wacky comedies – all of which have always had a very devoted fan base. This label, to be distributed by WEA Corporation (an affiliate of Warner Music Group), will feature both recent movies, and also older oddball films previously overlooked because of their eccentricities. Information and updates concerning this label and its releases can be found at BTRfilms.com.

BACKSLASH

 

From the director of “Cheerleader Ninjas”

An unrelenting killer stalks two beautiful freshman students after they’re cast as the unwitting stars of a low-budget student slasher film and its deadly website. They soon find themsleves trapped in a brutal reality movie where they must outwit a killer who loves publicity more than slashing. Can they save themselves from the ultimate splatter movie ending?

DVD features: Production Notes, Behind the Scenes Gallery, Art Gallery, Cast Bios, Previews

Running time: 88 minutes
Genre: Horror
Street Date: 5/8/2007
WEA Selection: 565101
SRP: $19.95
UPC: 7-95243-51012-5

About Central Park Media
Central Park Media is a 17-year-old Manhattan-based independent video and book publisher.  Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime and Asian cult films in the United States since 1990, and a major publisher of manga (graphic novels) since 1994.  The company currently manufactures and distributes animated video programming under several label names, including U.S. Manga Corps, Be Beautiful, Software Sculptors and Central Park Media.  In addition, Central Park Media releases live-action Asian feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label and underground live-action programming under its Below The Radar label.

With exclusive rights to hundreds of graphic novels, the company has become a leading North American publisher of Japanese manga and Korean manhwa.  Among CPM’s fan-favorite graphic novel titles are Lee Hyun Se’s Nambul (the best-selling manhwa in Korean publishing history), and Kia Asamiya’s Dark Angel.  Under its Be Beautiful imprint, the company also publishes popular yaoi manga such as the best-selling Kizuna: Bonds of Love (the best-selling yaoi title in Japanese publishing history).  Visit www.centralparkmedia.com, www.cpmpress.com and www.bebeautifulmanga.com for more information.

For high resolution, downloadable artwork and information, please visit CPM’s electronic press kit at www.centralparkmedia.com./cpmdb/presskit.cfm .

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