Monday, April 23, 2018

'Boxcar Children - Surprise Island' Hits The Big Screen Nationwide via Fathom Events and Shout! Kids on May 8th -- Pre-Order Your Tickets Now! + Enter to #Win My Fun Boxcar Books #Giveaway

Disclosure:  I was provided with promotional product in exchange for promoting this upcoming movie event.  However, all views shared are mine and mine alone.




The Boxcar Children - Surprise Island




ATHOM EVENTS, LEGACY CLASSICS AND SHOUT! KIDS TO BRING THE NEW ANIMATED FEATURE
THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND
TO MOVIE THEATERS NATIONWIDE ON MAY 8th ONLY

Starring Martin Sheen, J.K. Simmons, Dane DeHaan, and more

The Film’s Release Comes On the Heels of the 75th Anniversary Of the Beloved Book Series


Did you hear?   Fathom Events, Shout! Kids and Legacy Classics are partnering to release a fun new animated feature The Boxcar Children – Surprise Island, opening in theaters nationwide on May 8 as part of a special after-school event. The film is based on one of the books from the beloved series by Gertrude Chandler Warner and is family-friendly for all ages, with a recommendation for kids 3-13. With hundreds of theaters across the nation booked, there will likely be a theater near you offering up the film.  My girls and I can't wait for this movie release, as we live in Putnam, CT where Gertrude Chandler Warner was born and raised.

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Learn more about the author of the popular Boxcar Children books now!

If you are ever in the Quiet Corner of CT or are looking for a fun place to travel with your kids for the summer and are heading to the New England area, why not make a pit stop in Putnam and check out the Boxcar Museum.  

Putnam is Gertrude’s hometown, and the museum is located across the street from her childhood home.

As part of our homeschooling my girls have been reading the Boxcare Children books and have visited the museum to learn more about the author. And, they can't wait to see this fun new animated series, which is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults who love the Boxcare Children books.

Here is more about the upcoming THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND animated movie, arriving in theaters for a special one-day event on May 8th....



The beloved Boxcar Children are headed to the silver screen! The new animated feature film THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND hits theaters nationwide for a special one-day event on May 8th.



This exciting after-school event is a partnership between Fathom Events, Shout! Kids, and Legacy Classics, and it will also offer moviegoers an exclusive introduction with actor Griffin Gluck and Director Dan Chuba explaining the process of adapting the book to film, and the process of animating. Moviegoers will be able to enjoy the film in approximately 700 select U.S. movie theaters. A complete list of theater locations will be available at Fathomevents.comTickets for THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND will go on sale Friday, April 6, and can be purchased online or at participating theater box offices.



THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND, the highly-anticipated movie adaption of the popular children’s book of the same name, stars Golden Globe®-winning actor Martin Sheen (The West Wing) as James Alden, Oscar®-winner J.K. Simmons (Whiplash) as Dr. Moore, Dane DeHaan (Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets) as the mysterious Joe, Joey King (Independence Day: Resurgence) as Jesse Alden, Carter Sand (Frozen) as Benny Alden, Gil Birmingham (Twilight) as Lonan Browning, Griffin Gluck (Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life) as Henry Alden, Stephen Stanton (Star Wars Rebels) as Capt. Daniel and Talitha Bateman (The 5th Wave) as Violet. 



THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND follows the adventures of the orphaned Boxcar Children as they spend an entire summer living on their Grandfather’s small, nearly uninhabited island. There they meet Joe, who is friendly and helpful, and inexplicably living on their island. Does their new friend have a secret?



THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND is fun for the whole family, and is Dove approved for all ages. It is directed by Dan Chuba and Mark Dippé, and is produced by Legacy Classics and co-produced by Shout! Factory, Albert Whitman & Company and Blueberry Pictures. THE BOXCAR CHILDREN - SURPRISE ISLAND is the first of three new animated features to be adapted from the “The Boxcar Children” book series, as part of a partnership between Shout! Kids and Legacy Classics.

“The Boxcar Children” by Gertrude Chandler Warner is one of the best-selling children’s book series of all time. Having just marked its 75th anniversary, over 70 million books have sold world-wide. There are 150 books in the series, and over 1 million kids read the books in schools across North America every year."


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Pre-Order Your tickets to The Boxcar Children - Surprise Island, arriving in theaters on May 8th by visiting http://ow.ly/D8Hw30jt1wq today.  This is definitely one movie you don't want to miss this year, especially if you homeschool your children like I do, and like to incorporate movies in your schooling.


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--GIVEAWAY--



In anticipation for the upcoming The Boxcar Children movie on May 8th, Fathom Events and Shout! Kids are offering one lucky Inspired by Savannah reader the opportunity to win a fun 
 three book set from the Boxcar Children world, to introduce that special child in your life to this wonderful children's book series. The winner will receive the following Boxcar Children titles - Guide to AdventureGertrude Chandler Warner and The Boxcar Children and the novel Surprise Islandon which the film is based.

To enter this giveaway, please complete the entries on the Rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!



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About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with participating theaters in all 100 of the top Designated Market Areas®, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events in theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top stage productions including Newsies! The Broadway Musical and George Takei’s Allegiance, major sporting events such as Mayweather vs. McGregor, epic concerts with artists like Lady Antebellum and Sammy Hagar, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events such as Is Genesis History? and IN OUR HANDS: The Battle for Jerusalem, and beloved anime titles like Princess Mononoke and Spirited Away. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 912 locations and 1,427 screens in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.

About Legacy Classics
Headquartered in Los Angeles, Legacy Classics has animation and visual effects studios in Seoul, Jakarta and Bali. Founded by Dan Chuba and Mark Dippé, the company is dedicated to creating family entertainment and educational tools based on classic and award-winning children’s literature. Legacy Classics has teamed with publisher Albert Whitman & Company to develop films, series and educational apps based on their library of intellectual property including the best-selling “Boxcar Children” book series. 

Prior to founding Legacy Classics, Dan Chuba was the Executive Producer and a partner at Hammerhead Productions and the Executive Producer of PDI. He has produced 9 independently financed animated feature films and visual effects on over 100 major motion pictures. Mark Dippé has directed and/or produced several independent features, and has directed movies for New Line Cinema, Columbia TriStar, and Disney Channel, as well as numerous commercials. He previously served as a VFX supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic and supervised work on some of the most groundbreaking films in history, creating the dinosaurs in JURASSIC PARK, water pseudo-pod in THE ABYSS and the liquid metal man in TERMINATOR 2.

About Shout! Factory
Shout! Factory, LLC is a diversified multi-platform media company devoted to producing, uncovering, preserving and revitalizing the very best of pop culture. Founders Richard Foos, Bob Emmer and Garson Foos have spent their entire careers sharing their music, television and film favorites with discerning consumers the world over. Shout! Factory’s entertainment offerings serve up feature films, classic and contemporary TV series, animation, live music and comedy specials. In addition, Shout! Factory maintains a vast entertainment distribution network which delivers culturally relevant programming, movie and audio content to all the leading digital service providers in North America and across multiple platforms. Shout! Factory owns and operates Shout! Studios, Scream Factory, Shout! Factory Kids, Shout! Factory Films, Mystery Science Theater 3000, Timeless Media Group and Shout! Factory TV. These riches are the result of a creative acquisition mandate that has established the company as a hotbed of cultural preservation and commercial reinvention. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com


Disclosure:  I was provided with promotional product in exchange for promoting this upcoming movie event.  However, all views shared are mine and mine alone.

1 comment :

  1. I would so love to win this one for the kids in the family.
    heather [email protected]

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