Premiere to be Held July 2 at Regal LA LIVE during Anime Expo 2015 in Los AngelesFLOWER MOUND, Texas, June 16, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — FUNimation Entertainment announced today that the world premiere of the English dub of "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" will be held on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. at the Regal LA Live Stadium 14 in Los Angeles, Calif. The premiere coincides with opening night of Anime Expo 2015 — the largest anime and manga convention in North America. FUNimation recently completed principal production of the English dub for the movie which was written by series creator Akira Toriyama and directed by Naoyoshi Yamamuro.
Actors Sean Schemmel and Christopher R. Sabat, starring in the roles of Goku and Vegeta respectively, will be attending the premiere, which will also feature a red carpet event prior to the screening. Schemmel and Sabat are reprising their roles from last year's highly-successful "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods."
"We're pleased to premiere the English dub of "Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" during Anime Expo 2015," said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of FUNimation. "Our cast and crew have done an amazing job with the dub. Fans will enjoy every minute of it -- from the first scene through the ending credits."
"Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'" is the 20th film in the Dragon Ball franchise. The story is the follow-up to "Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods" and showcases the return of Frieza -- one of the greatest villains in all of anime. The new film will screen in theaters across the U.S. and Canada from August 4 - 12, 2015. Fans are invited to sign up at www.dragonballz.com to be alerted when ticketing opens later this month. Subscribers can also look forward to receiving exclusive offers, sneak peeks, and other news about the film.
A limited amount of tickets to the premiere will be made available to fans and the general public.
For more information on Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F', please visit www.dragonballz.com.
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