Featuring the 1984 Theatrical Feature Film starring Tanya Roberts (TV's Charlie's Angels and That '70s Show) and Ted Wass (TV's Soap and Blossom), directed by John Guillermin (1976 King Kong remake). Also featuring all 35 episodes from the 2 seasons of the hit syndicated TV series starring Gena Lee Nolin (TV's Baywatch) and John Allen Nelson (Killer Klowns From Outer Space and TV's Baywatch). This DVD collection also includes 5 bonus episodes of the 1950s TV series starring Irish McCalla!
Sheena: Queen of the Jungle -
She is an ancient prophecy fulfilled. A golden God child possessed with a mystic gift. A gift which grew in strength as she grew in years. A gift about to be put to the ultimate test. Innocence against evil. Part Animal. Part Legend. All Woman. Journey to deepest, darkest Africa for thrills, romance and high adventure! Orphaned in Zambouli territory, the blonde Sheena (Tanya Roberts) is raised by a noble tribe and taught to communicate telepathically with all creatures. She gets a firsthand lesson in love from Vic Casey (Ted Wass), a wisecracking TV journalist. In Africa for a story on a royal football player, Prince Otwani (Trevor Thomas), Vic soon finds himself embroiled in a web of political intrigue. And when the evil prince decides to invade the Zamboulis' land, it is up to Sheena to rescue Vic and save her idyllic kingdom!
Sheena - The TV Series:
Orphaned at a young age by tragedy in the jungle, Sheena was raised by the last living member of a native tribe, the Kaya, who possessed the mystical power to "shape shift" into the forms of wild animals by feeling the spirit of their soul. It is a gift shared by Sheena, who can turn herself into an animal and travel through the jungle unrecognized while battling outside forces that invade La Mistas, her primal home.
Notable Cast/Crew: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Gena Lee Nolin, John Allen Nelson. Sheena: Queen of the Jungle was the first female comic book character with her own title, preceding Wonder Woman by 3 years. Sheena was ranked 59th in Comics Buyer's Guide's "100 Sexiest Women in Comics" list. An all-new Sheena: Queen of the Jungle comic is being published by Dynamite Entertainment for launch in August 2017!
Mill Creek Entertainment has announced a stunning DVD release this summer, with Sheena - Queen of the Jungle Collection: The Movie & TV Series
. This 6-disc set priced at a mere $14.98 SRP includes the cult classic 1984 film starring Tanya Roberts (That '70s Show, Charlie's Angels, A View To A Kill, The Beastmaster
) and Ted Wass (Blossom, Soap, Oh God! You Devil, Curse of the Pink Panther
After enjoying that 117-minute guilty pleasure, though, the DVD set REALLY kicks into high gear with all 35 episodes from both seasons of the Sheena
TV series starring Gena Lee Nolin (Baywatch, Sharknado: The 4th Awakens
). Once you've enjoyed those, compare and contrast to the original 1955 Sheena: Queen of the Jungle
series, starring Irish McCalla (She Demons, The Beat Generation
) by way of FIVE bonus episodes of the TV classic, included as extras!
Based on the Sheena: Queen of the Jungle
comic books which debuted in 1937 (U.K.; 1938 in the USA), years before the December 1941 premiere of Wonder Woman in All Star comics
#8, Sheena was the first female comic book character with her own title. This 6-DVD set encapsulates a record of the big- and small-screen interpretations of this classic heroine. Don't miss it! Here's the package art, which collects images from all three screen depictions: