Press Release — Funimation Entertainment Announces Acquisition Of Athena: Goddess Of War

Posted on Jul 13 2012

Flower Mound, TXJuly 13, 2012 – FUNimation Entertainment announced today at San Diego Comic-Con that it has acquired the broadcast, home entertainment, video on demand and theatrical rights to the motion picture Athena: Goddess of War. This live-action movie is a spin-off to the hit Korean series Iris and stars award-winning actress Soo Ae.

The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack is scheduled to release on October 23, 2012 with an SRP of $29.98.

Rating is TV-14.

Series Synopsis
Beautiful double-agent Yoon Hye-in is caught in the middle of a game of nuclear espionage – and torn between two very different men. One heroically fights beside her on the anti-terror task-force known as NTS. The other ruthlessly controls Athena, the extremist organization NTS is trying to stop. As Yoon Hye-in struggles to choose between them, growing suspicions from all sides put her life on the line. Can she keep her double-life hidden? How long can she play both sides of the law – and two powerful men – before her cover is violently compromised? The countdown to an explosive stand-off begins now!

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