THE FRIENDLY GHOST "TREATS" KIDS TO AN ALL-NEW ANIMATED MOVIE,
"CASPERS SCARE SCHOOL"
PREMIERES ON CARTOON NETWORK PRIMETIME
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20 (7:00 9:00PM EST)
ON DVD soon...
Jim Belushi, Bob Saget and Devon Werkheiser Lead All-Star Voice Cast;
Original Songs Recorded by 70s Super Group Captain
ATLANTA, GA (October , 2006) To boo or not to boo? Cartoon Network
answers this haunting question on Friday, October 20 (7:00 9:00PM
EST) with the television broadcast premiere of the brand new animated
movie, "CASPERS SCARE SCHOOL."
In Caspers latest animated adventure, the friendliest ghost you
know hits the books and heads back to school to learn how to scare people.
Bob Saget, Jim Belushi, Phyllis Diller and The Simpsons Dan Castellaneta
headline the all-star castand teen sensation Devon Werkheiser
voices Casper. Additionally, Grammy Award-winning
pop duo, Captain and Tennille, voice characters in the film
and sing two all-new songs.
A School with Real Spirit! Casper Scare School Synopsis
In CASPERS SCARE SCHOOL, Casper has a new assignment: get in touch
with his spooky side and start scaring "fleshies" OR ELSE!
Its a tough enough challenge for the worlds friendliest
ghost. But when he goes to Scare School to learn his craft, he uncovers
a plot by Alder and Dash, the cruel, two-headed headmaster, to take
over the world. With only himself and his misfit pals Ra, a mummy with
"unraveling issues," and Mantha, a zombie who cant keep
her limbs on, the odds are stacked against him. But what Alder and Dash
dont realize is that the power of friendliness is greater than
any evil plot, and when friends work together nothing can stop them.
Spook-tacular Original Soundtrack
CASPERS SCARE SCHOOL features an original soundtrack, with five
all-new songs. Pop favorites Captain and Tennille
(chart-toppers with mega-hits like "Love Will Keep Us
Together") lend their vocal and keyboard talents to the disco-pop
anthem "Why Does Love Make Me Feel So Good," and the ballad
"World Without Fear."
CASPERS SCARE SCHOOL is produced by Classic Medias Evan
Baily ("LazyTown"), along with Ralph Guggenheim of Alligator
Planet (producer of "Toy Story"), Bob Mittenthal (Cartoon
Networks "Robot Boy"), and Sandra Walters. Award-winning
filmmaker Mark Gravas, creator and director of Nickelodeons animated
TV series "Yakkity Yak" and Walters partner in Kapow
Pictures, directed. The screenplay for Caspers Scare School was
written by Andrew Nicholls & Darrell Vickers ("The Fairly Odd
Parents," "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius") from a story by
Kirk DeMicco ("Racing Stripes") and Mittenthal. Classic Media
Chairman/CEO Eric Ellenbogen is Executive Producer.
After more than 50 years, a Steven Spielberg blockbuster, thousands
of comic books, 100 TV episodes, and three best-selling DVD movies,
the friendliest ghost you know is still better at making friends than
About Classic Media
Classic Media owns and manages some of the worlds most recognizable
family properties across all media including feature film, television,
home video, and consumer products. The companys extensive library
features a diverse collection of popular animated and live-action characters
such as: Casper the Friendly Ghost, Mr. Magoo, Richie Rich, Peter Cottontail,
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Lone Ranger, Lassie, Underdog, Little
Lulu, pat the bunny and Lamb Chop.
Classic Medias latest production, a live-action "Lassie"
movie, directed by Charles Sturridge, was distributed theatrically around
the world to critical acclaim. The Company is currently in production
on a live-action/CGI "Underdog" feature film with Spyglass
Entertainment and Disney, as well as a CG animated feature "The
Pirates Who Dont Do Anything: A VeggieTales Movie" for Universal
Pictures. An animated "Mr. Peabody & Sherman" feature
film is now in development with DreamWorks. A second season of Classic
Medias pre-school series, "Gerald McBoing Boing," based
on the Dr. Seuss book is in production for Cartoon Network. Cartoon
Network will also soon premiere Classics all-new "George
of the Jungle" animated series, now in production with Studio B
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