(February 6, 2004 – New York, NY) - Warner Bros. Consumer Products, renowned for its “animated style,” is joining forces with one of the country’s most distinguished fashion institutions, HENRI BENDEL, to celebrate the highly anticipated release of the film, “Catwoman,” starring Halle Berry, Benjamin Bratt, Sharon Stone, and Lambert Wilson. "The level of taste, sophistication and style that Bendel's represents is ideal for our movie," said Denise DiNovi, Producer of the upcoming “Catwoman” film. "Catwoman celebrates a woman's innate confidence and flair, as does the store." Keeping with Catwoman’s sexy style, HENRI BENDEL will carry an exclusive selection of apparel, accessories, and other products inspired by the film. The legendary HENRI BENDEL windows will also convey a “Catwoman” theme. Both the collection and windows will debut in conjunction with the July 30th film release. “The sleek, powerful, and feminine feel of this film is a perfect fit for HENRI BENDEL and our customers,” said Ed Burstell, Vice President and General Manager of HENRI BENDEL. A Warner Bros. Pictures presentation in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, “Catwoman” is the story of shy, sensitive artist Patience Philips (Halle Berry). When Patience inadvertently happens upon a dark secret her employer is hiding, she finds herself in the middle of a corporate conspiracy. In a mystical twist of fate, she is transformed into a woman with the strength, speed, agility and ultra-keen senses of a cat. With her newfound prowess and feline intuition, Patience becomes Catwoman, a sleek and stealthy creature balancing on the thin line between good and bad. The film comes to theaters July 30. HENRI BENDEL is famous for featuring the cutting-edge designs of countless high-profile brands and is located on New York City’s fashionable Fifth Avenue. About Warner Bros. Consumer Products Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world. Catwoman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.
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