(March 29, 2010 – Burbank, CA) – Vert Wheeler™ and the boys of Battle Force 5™ are back in action for their next adventure of fast-paced battling and saving the world as Warner Home Video (WHV) releases “Hot Wheels® Battle Force 5™: Season 1 Volume 2,” on DVD June 8, 2010 for $14.97 SRP. Fans of the show can watch all their favorite crash-and-bash moments with six more action-packed episodes from the first season of the CGI animated series on Cartoon Network. Order due date is May 4, 2010. In “Hot Wheels® Battle Force 5™: Season 1, Volume 2,” the team racks up the miles, zipping through interdimensional Battle Zones in spectacular chases, pursued by the evil Vandals™ and the sinister Sark™. With all rivals seeking the ever-powerful BattleKeys, the Battle Force 5™ must live by their “Never Back Down, Never Give in” pledge to defeat their enemies and save the world. Strap in for an exhilarating ride with the thrilling six-episode lineup full of astounding adventures and out-of-this-world battles as Vert Wheeler™ outwits the Vandals™, Stanford Isaac Rhodes IV™ challenges the Sark™ and sci-fi enthusiast Zeke discovers vital information. “Warner Home Video is excited to release the next chapter in the Hot Wheels® inspired TV series with ‘Hot Wheels® Battle Force 5™: Season 1 Volume 2’ on DVD,” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President, Family, Animation and Partner Brands Marketing. “We’re thrilled to partner with such a reputable brand with fans and followers all over the world.” For more information about “Hot Wheels® Battle Force 5™” please visit www.battleforce5.com. HOT WHEELS and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel, Inc. © 2009 Mattel, Inc. All Rights Reserved. About Mattel, Inc. Mattel, Inc., (www.mattel.com) is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. The Mattel family is comprised of such best-selling brands as Barbie®, the most popular fashion doll ever introduced, Hot Wheels®, Matchbox®, American Girl®, Radica® and Tyco® R/C, as well as Fisher-Price® brands, including Little People®, Power Wheels® and a wide array of entertainment-inspired toy lines. In 2009, Mattel is recognized among the "100 Best Corporate Citizens," as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" and as one of FORTUNE Magazine’s "100 Best Companies to Work For." With worldwide headquarters in El Segundo, Calif., Mattel employs approximately 30,000 people in 43 countries and territories and sells products in more than 150 nations. Mattel's vision is to be the world's premier toy brands—today and tomorrow. About Warner Home Video With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment. About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment's home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment/videogames, direct-to-DVD production, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. WBHEG is responsible for the global distribution of content through DVD, electronic sell-through and VOD, and delivery of theatrical content to wireless and online channels, and is also a significant worldwide publisher for both internal and third party videogame titles.
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