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Yahoo just announced that animated series Electric City starring Tom Hanks will make its global debut on July 17. The action-packed sci-fi adventure series features Hanks, Jeanne Tripplehorn (Big Love, Grey Gardens), Holland Taylor (Two and a Half Men), Ginnifer Goodwin (Walk The Line, A Single Man, He's Just Not That Into You), Jason Antoon, Chris Parnell, Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, and Georg Stanford Brown. Yahoo is promising a "first-of-its-kind 360 degree online interaction of digital, social, mobile, and gaming media" to bring Hank's vision to a global audience. It's more than just a string of buzzwords, however. Beyond being shown on Yahoo Screen, the show will be supported by a "deeply immersive" interactive online experience that features non-linear storytelling guided by a 3-D interactive map, opportunities to explore character back stories, and play games related to the series' plot. "Yahoo! could not be more thrilled to be the digital partner for this unparalleled, »

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