(May 17, 2006 - Burbank, CA) - Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Comics, announced today that it has entered into a new licensing agreement with Naki World, a leader in third-party videogame accessories, to produce videogame accessories based on the highly anticipated action adventure feature film release from Warner Bros. Pictures, "Superman Returns" and the core Superman brand known from DC Comics' comic books. "Superman Returns" will soar into theaters across the U.S. on June 30. The accessories, which will be available for all current and next generation videogame consoles and handhelds, will depict characters and scenes from the "Superman Returns" feature film and DC Comics' Superman comic books. "Superman is a legendary and iconic character that is loved by millions of fans around the globe,” says Karen McTier, Executive Vice President of Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. "Our partnership with Naki World will enable us to enhance the overall gaming experience for these fans. These accessories permit players to enjoy game time while expressing their affection for the Man of Steel." "Naki World joining forces with Warner Bros. Consumer Products makes for an unbeatable team," said David Liu, President and CEO of Naki World. "As a proven leader in innovation with our third party videogame accessories, Naki World promises to make a bold statement with our Superman line of products, utilizing the elements and imagery that have made Superman a heroic icon that has withstood the test of time." "There is no doubt that Superman is a wonderful addition to Naki World's extensive portfolio of licensed properties and we intend to deliver an even higher standard of quality videogame accessories with this property," said Roger Lai, Vice President of Product Development. "We are confident that our products will please Superman fans old and new, worldwide." Naki World’s new line of Superman videogame accessories is available at retailers nationwide. For more information on Naki World's line of licensed accessories, and for the rest of the Naki World product lineup, please visit www.Naki-World.com. About "Superman Returns" Following a mysterious absence of several years, the Man of Steel comes back to Earth in the epic action-adventure "Superman Returns," a soaring new chapter in the saga of one of the world’s most beloved Super Heroes. While an old enemy plots to render him powerless once and for all, Superman (Brandon Routh) faces the heartbreaking realization that the woman he loves, Lois Lane (Kate Bosworth), has moved on with her life. Or has she? Superman’s bittersweet return challenges him to bridge the distance between them while finding a place in a society that has learned to survive without him. In an attempt to protect the world he loves from cataclysmic destruction, Superman embarks on an epic journey of redemption that takes him from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of outer space. Warner Bros. Pictures presents in association with Legendary Pictures, a Jon Peters Production in association with Bad Hat Harry Productions, a Bryan Singer film, "Superman Returns," starring newcomer Brandon Routh, Kate Bosworth ("Beyond the Sea," "Blue Crush"), James Marsden ("X2: X-Men United," "The Notebook"), Frank Langella (HBO’s "Unscripted"), Academy Award-winner Eva Marie Saint ("North By Northwest"), Parker Posey ("Best in Show"), Kal Penn ("Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle"), Sam Huntington ("Detroit Rock City"), and Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey ("Beyond the Sea," "American Beauty," "The Usual Suspects"). Directed by Bryan Singer ("X2: X-Men United," "X-Men," "The Usual Suspects"), the film is produced by Jon Peters, Bryan Singer and Gilbert Adler. The executive producer is Chris Lee. The co-producer is Stephen Jones. The screenplay is by Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris, and the story is by Bryan Singer and Michael Dougherty & Dan Harris. The director of photography is Newton Thomas Sigel A.S.C.; the production designer is Guy Dyas; the film is edited by John Ottman and Elliot Graham; the costume designer is Louise Mingenbach; and the music is by John Ottman. The film is based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC comics. 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. About DC Comics DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com. About Naki World Naki World is a dynamic and innovative manufacturer and marketer of videogame accessory products. In 2001 the company introduced the GPAK travel case, becoming the most award-winning game system organizer as well as gaining an exclusive license with Microsoft® Xbox™. A world leader in licensed themed products, Naki World entered into a licensing agreement in 2005 with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, on behalf of DC Comics, to produce specially designed videogame accessories based on the highly rated animated series Justice League™ and Justice League Unlimited™. Naki World has overcome and surpassed the test of a very competitive industry and will continue to be a force to be reckoned with. Naki World's executive office and warehouse is located in Walnut, California USA. For more information, please visit www.Naki-World.com.
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