MADHOUSE Animates “Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher

Marvel’s Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher is being produced by anime studio MAD HOUSE and is set to be released on Blu-Ray, DVD, and Digital Distribution on March 25th. Here’s a sneak peak!

Marvel describes the story:

After interfering with a top secret mission, The Punisher is taken into custody by S.H.I.E.L.D. agent and Avenger Black Widow. At the orders of Director Nick Fury, Punisher and Black Widow are sent on a mission to stop Leviathan, a global terrorist organization that plans to sell stolen S.H.I.E.L.D. technology to the highest bidder. Now, the vigilante and spy must work together to prevent this technology from falling into the wrong hands. The fate of the world, and of the Avengers, hangs in the balance.

Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter) will voice Black Widow and Brian Bloom (Blackout, The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes) will voice The Punisher.

sources: Anime News Network; Marvel

300: Rise of an Empire Trailer #3

A 3rd trailer to 300 Rise of an Empire has been released, for the most part the movie still looks promising delivering that iconic 300 flavor of sword & sandal action with the new added element of ancient naval warfare.

The only problem I have with this trailer, AND IT’S A BIG PROBLEM, is that they so horribly misused Black Sabbath’s – WAR PIGS half way through the trailer…. and it’s awkward as all hell. Honestly, they could’ve done with out this trailer, the previous two were more than enough to build interest and wet appetites.