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To retail: Flight 29 Down to taxi into retail

Genius Products is getting the first DVD of Discovery Kids' Flight 29 Down ready for mass retail on June 5th. The show's first four eps have been re-cut into a feature-length movie length that follows the adventures of kids marooned on a deserted island during a tropical storm.
May 23, 2007

Genius Products is getting the first DVD of Discovery Kids’ Flight 29 Down ready for mass retail on June 5th. The show’s first four eps have been re-cut into a feature-length movie length that follows the adventures of kids marooned on a deserted island during a tropical storm. Taking a page from William Golding and Lost the series depicts the struggle between the diverse group of passengers and their pilot.

Flight 29 Down: Volume One (US$14.95)will also include extensive bonus footage, such as a behind-the-scenes featurette, and a guided tour of the set conducted by High School Musical and Flight 29 Down star Corbin Bleu.

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Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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