Cinema Sentries has teamed up with Shout Kids and Legacy Classics to award one lucky reader The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island on Blu-ray, which is available on Aug 7. For those wanting to learn more, the press release reads:
Small island. Big adventure! The beloved Boxcar Children are headed to Blu-ray and DVD on August 7th with the release of the new animated feature film The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island, courtesy Legacy Classics and Shout Kids. Fans can now pre-order their copies on Amazon.
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 as Jesse Alden, Carter Sand as Benny Alden, Gil Birmingham as Lonan Browning, Griffin Gluck as Henry Alden, Stephen Stanton as Capt. Daniel and Talitha Bateman 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.
The contest is only open to residents of the continental U.S. Upon notification, recipients will need to provide their own valid address (within 48 hours of email notification); no P.O. Boxes. Failure to do so will forfeit prize and another winner will be randomly selected. Cinema Sentries does not enter into any contract or guarantee with prize participants or any visitors to our site.