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Watchmen: The End is Nigh

Mon 16 Feb 2009 12:13am GMT / 7:13pm EST / 4:13pm PST

Movie stars Patrick Wilson and Jackie Earle Haley adding their voices to the game.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is proud to announce that Patrick Wilson and Jackie Earle Haley, stars of the upcoming Watchmen film, will lend their voices to the long-form downloadable videogame Watchmen: The End is Nigh. Developed by Deadline Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Watchmen: The End is Nigh will feature the voices of Patrick Wilson as Nite Owl, a refined fighter well-versed in martial arts and cutting-edge gadgetry, and Jackie Earle Haley as Rorschach, a feral, streetwise fighter who can disarm enemies and use their own weapons against them.

A prequel to the Watchmen film directed by Zack Snyder, the videogame Watchmen: The End is Nigh will be released on March 4, 2009, two days before the movie opens in theaters nationwide. Watchmen: The End is Nigh extends the film experience and will delve into the characters, rivalries and challenges in a mature action-brawler. The game explores the crime-fighting partnership of urban vigilantes Nite Owl and Rorschach, who track and beat down criminals to uncover a dangerous conspiracy.

Watchmen: The End is Nigh will be released on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC, and on March 5, 2009 on the PlayStationNetwork

Please visit the official Watchmen: The End is Nigh website at http://www.watchmenvideogame.com. Give your readers an early glimpse at Watchmen: The End is Nigh by posting the news to your site!

ABOUT WATCHMEN: Opening nationwide on March 6, 2009, Watchmen is a complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, Watchmen is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the Doomsday Clockwhich charts the USAs tension with the Soviet Unionmoves closer to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the outlawed but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach uncovers a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with catastrophic consequences for the future.

Warner Bros. Pictures and Paramount Pictures present, in Association with Legendary Pictures, a Lawrence Gordon/Lloyd Levin Production, a Zack Snyder Film, Watchmen. The film stars Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Jackie Earle Haley, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Patrick Wilson. Watchmen is directed by Zack Snyder and produced by Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay is by David Hayter and Alex Tse, based upon the graphic novel co-created and illustrated by Dave Gibbons and published by DC Comics. Herbert W. Gains and Thomas Tull are the executive producers, with Wesley Coller serving as co-producer.

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.

WATCHMEN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.

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