LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 19, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CafePress Inc. (Nasdaq:PRSS), The World's Customization Engine® and SModcast Pictures founder Kevin Smith (a.k.a Silent Bob) have teamed up to create the official online store for this summer's release of the animated reincarnation of cult favorite characters Jay & Silent Bob.
The film is produced by Jason Mewes (a.k.a Jay) and directed by "Canadian animating genius", Steve Stark. The film chronicles the raunchy adventures of unfiltered buds Jay & Silent Bob who channel costumed avengers Bluntman & Chronic, superheroes hell-bent on taking down super villains, the "League of Sh*tters."
To the delight of fans of the bawdy duo, the JAY & SILENT BOB GROOVY CARTOON MOVIE store powered by CafePress will feature an extensive collection of cringe-worthy official merchandise and fan-designed interpretations of adult-themed antics, one-liners an arsenal of blunt sabers, and sweet ass cars (complete with trick buttons, gadgets and doohickies) that the pair use in their two-man war on crime.
The animated cast and movie logo is features on 200+ different products including t-shirts, phone cases and laptop skins:
- Groovy Movie Poster http://www.cafepress.com/groovymovie.838774102
- Bluntman & Chronic Dark T-Shirt http://www.cafepress.com/groovymovie.839019935
- Groovy Movie Poster Laptop Skins http://www.cafepress.com/groovymovie.838774118
- Bluntman & Chronic Stainless Water Bottle http://www.cafepress.com/groovymovie.839071405
- Bluntman & Chronic Aluminum Photo Key Chain http://www.cafepress.com/groovymovie.839025495
"What I love about CafePress is that now ANYBODY can be Lucas-like and make merchandise for their indie flicks or just for themselves," says Kevin Smith. "You can even put your image on a pair of flip-flops - and silly as it sounds, having your own merch to sell makes you feel like an indie Disney. I'm delighted to be in business with these CafePress folks and can't wait to see the stuff they make for our little Groovy Cartoon Movie."
"CafePress is excited to bring Jay & Silent Bob's mischief making, hazard inducing adventures to life," says CafePress spokesperson, Sarah Segal. "We can't wait to see how movie fans celebrate this extraordinary line-up of characters, such as Battery Operated Boyfriend and C*ck-Knocker. Jay & Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie offers an endless supply of material to inspire fans and make others question what this world is coming to [smiley emoticon here]."
- To learn more visit: http://www.cafepress.com/groovymovie
About Jay and Silent Bob's Super Groovy Cartoon Movie:
Produced by Mewes and directed by first-time filmmaker Steve Stark, JAY & SILENT BOB'S SUPER GROOVY CARTOON MOVIE features the voice talents of Eliza Dushku, Tara Strong, Ralph Garman, Neil Gaiman, Ben Gleib, Jon Lovitz and the podcast stars of Smith's SModcast Network! When they can no longer stomach the ever-growing weed of suburban crime, Jay & Silent Bob take on the mantles of costumed avengers Bluntman & Chronic, smashing super-villains they accidentally create. Can the Doobage Duo save their beloved Jersey 'burbs from their new arch enemies, the League of Sh*tters? While clearly not the comic book movie the world wants, GROOVY MOVIE is the comic book movie the world needs!
About Kevin Smith
(@ThatKevinSmith) is the fat guy who got thrown off the plane. He also made CLERKS once.
About CafePress [PRSS]:
CafePress Inc. is The World's Customization Engine®. Launched in 1999, CafePress empowers individuals, groups, businesses and organizations to create, buy and sell customized and personalized products online using the company's innovative and proprietary print-on-demand services and e-commerce platform. Today, CafePress' portfolio of e-commerce websites include CafePress.com, CanvasOnDemand.com, GreatBigCanvas.com, Imagekind.com, InvitationBox.com, LogoSportswear.com, and EZprints.com.
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