Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky and Drooper are back with a vengeance in Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s The Banana Splits Movie, due digitally Aug. 13, and on Blu-ray and DVD Aug. 27.
The cult-favorite animal rock-band from Hanna-Barbera’s 1968 “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour” variety show returns with a twist. What once was a lively puppet show for kids has been revived as a bloody horror movie.
The film follows a boy named Harley and his family as they go to a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which takes an unexpected turn when the Splits start slaughtering the audience. The cast includes Dani Kind, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong, Romeo Carere, Steve Lund and Sara Canning, with Eric Bauza voicing the Banana Splits.
The movie, which will air on Syfy later this year, is rated ‘R’ for horror violence and gore.
The DVD, Blu-ray and digital versions will include a “Banana Splits: Behind the Horror” featurette. The digital and Blu-ray editions will also include “Terror on Set” and “Breaking News! The Banana Splits Massacre” featurettes.