Shout! Factory to Distribute New ‘Pony’ Spinoff28 May, 2013 By: John Latchem
Shout! Factory has inked a worldwide distribution deal for Hasbro Studios’ upcoming animated movie My Little Pony Equestria Girls.
Providing a new take on the “My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic” animated series, Equestria Girls finds Twilight Sparkle pursuing a thief who stole a crown from the Crystal Empire into an alternate world where she is transformed into a teenage girl who must survive high school with the help of new friends who remind her of those left behind. The voice cast includes Tara Strong, Ashleigh Ball, Andrea Libman, Tabitha St. Germain and Cathy Weseluck.
Equestria Girls is slated to arrive on home video and digital later this year.
“The ‘My Little Pony’ home entertainment product line has been one of our top drivers on family home entertainment shelves,” Shout! Factory founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos said in a statement.