Disney’s ‘The Little Mermaid’ Coming to Blu-Ray for the First Time

The Little Mermaid: Diamond Edition

Splashes Its Ways Into Homes For The Very First Time In Blu-ray™ Hi-Def

With New Breathtaking Picture and Sound Restoration

Film Synopsis: 

Ariel (voiced by Jodi Benson), is a free-spirited mermaid, who is off on the adventure of a lifetime with her best friend, the adorable Flounder (voiced by Jason Marin), and the reggae-singing Caribbean crab Sebastian (voiced by Samuel E. Wright) at her side. But it will take all of her courage and determination to make her dreams come true—and save her father’s beloved kingdom from the sneaky sea witch Ursula (voiced by Pat Carroll).

Voice Talent:                                

Jodi Benson (Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3) as Ariel
Samuel E. Wright (The Lion King Broadway Show) as Sebastian
Jason Marin (Back to the Future) as Flounder
Pat Carroll (Laverne and Shirley) as Ursula
Buddy Hackett (The Music Man) as Scuttle
Christopher Daniel Barnes (The Brady Bunch Movie) as Eric
Kenneth Mars (Young Frankenstein) as Triton
Ben Wright (The Jungle Book, 101 Dalmatians) as Grimsby
Paddi Edwards (Hercules) as Flotsam and Jetsam
Edie McClurg (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) as Carlotta the maid
Will Ryan (The Land Before Time) as Harold the Seahorse
Rene Auberjonois (The Patriot) as Chef Louis

Directors:                                       

John Musker (Aladdin)
Ron Clements (Aladdin)

Producers:                                      

John Musker (Aladdin)
Howard Ashman (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast)
Maureen Donley (Anastasia)

Writers:                                            

John Musker (Aladdin)
Ron Clements (Aladdin)
Irene Mecchi (Brave, The Lion King)

Release Date:

October 1, 2013

Bonus Features:          

All-New Music Video

@ Disney Animation

Disney Intermission

Deleted Character

The Real Little Mermaid: Live Action Reference Model

Part of Her World: Jodi Benson’s Voyage To New Fantasyland

Howard’s Lecture

Classic DVD Bonus Features

Suggested Retail Pricing:

3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy + Music Download) = $49.99 U.S./$56.99 Canada

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack with Digital Copy (Blu-ray + DVD/ Digital Copy) = $44.99 U.S./$47.99 Canada

2-Disc  Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) = $39.99 U.S./$42.99 Canada

Feature Run Time:

Approximately 83 minutes

Rated: 

G in U.S. & Canada (Bonus materials are not rated)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78:1 formatted for 16×9 TV screens

Sound:

Blu-ray: 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (English); Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound (French and Spanish)

Languages:

English, French and Spanish

Subtitles:

English SDH, French and Spanish

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‘Wreck-It Ralph’ to Release Early

GOLDEN GLOBE® NOMINATED FOR BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILMWreckItRalph

Marking a Disney first, Wreck-It Ralph Released with an Early Debut of the

HD Digital and HD Digital 3D Versions – Available for Purchase on February 12, 2013

Followed by the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D™, DVD, SD Digital and

On-Demand Debuts March 5, 2013

 

Burbank, Calif., January 3, 2013 – Walt Disney Animation Studios announces the debut of the hit arcade-game-hopping adventure Wreck-It Ralph marking a Disney first with the early release of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D on February 12, 2013, followed by the 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, SD Digital and On-Demand release on March 5, 2013.

From Walt Disney Animation Studios, Wreck-It Ralph takes viewers on a hilarious journey.  For decades, Ralph (voice of John C. Reilly) has played the bad guy in his popular video game. In a bold move, he embarks on an action-packed adventure and sets out to prove to everyone that he is a true hero with a big heart. As he explores exciting new worlds, he teams up with some unlikely new friends including feisty misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (voice of Sarah Silverman). The film is directed by Emmy®-winner Rich Moore.

Featuring an all-star voice cast including Jack McBrayer as the voice of Fix It Felix, Jr. and Jane Lynch as the voice of Sgt. Calhoun, plus breakthrough bonus features that take viewers even deeper into the world of video games, Disney’s “Wreck-It Ralph” has something for every player. Over an hour of all-new bonus material is featured on the Digital and Blu-ray Combo Pack, including deleted and alternate scenes, the theatrical short “Paperman,” plus much more. 

The home entertainment debut of “Wreck-It Ralph” will be available in multiple ways, containing exciting all-new bonus features that extend the fun-filled movie experience.

 

Bonus Materials Overview for These Products:

HD Digital

SD Digital

4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray +DVD + Digital Copy)

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray +DVD)

 

Includes:

  • Bit by Bit: Creating the Worlds of “Wreck-It Ralph” – Fans of the film will get a look at five new worlds created for “Wreck-It Ralph.” The short takes viewers into Game Central Station with the artists who brought Sugar Rush, Hero’s Duty and Fix It Felix Jr. to life.

 

  • Alternate & Deleted Scenes – Four separate scenes are highlighted with an introduction and optional audio commentary from director Rich Moore.

 

  • Video Game Commercials Viewers can check out the commercials created for the video games featured in the film – Fix It Felix Jr., Sugar Rush, Hero’s Duty and Fix It Felix Hammer.

 

  • “Paperman” – This animated short film played in theaters before “Wreck It Ralph.” It tells the story of a young man in an office who sees the girl of his dreams in a skyscraper window across the street. But how can he get her attention?

 

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Materials

 

Includes:

  • Disney Intermission: The Gamer’s Guide to “Wreck-It-Ralph” – When the film is paused, host Chris Hardwick appears on screen to guide viewers through a series of 10 video segments offering an inside look at the many video game references, Disney references and other hidden surprises featured in the film.

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‘Avengers’ DVD Arrives this Fall

THE RECORD-SHATTERING MOVIE

ASSEMBLES AS YOU’VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE ON BLU-RAY 3D™, BLU-RAY™, DVD, DIGITAL & ON-DEMAND on SEPTEMBER 25, 2012

And For The First Time Ever, Marvel Launches An All-New Second Screen App That Provides Fans With Unprecedented Access To Exclusive Content

BURBANK, Calif. June 29, 2012— Coming this fall, the third highest-grossing movie of all time and the #1 movie in the world, “Marvel’s The Avengers” assembles as you’ve never seen it before on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital and On-Demand platforms on September 25, 2012. In anticipation of this release, Marvel is also launching an all-new App in July – “The Avengers Initiative: A Marvel Second Screen App” (available for the first time on iPhone) – that gives fans unprecedented access to exclusive content building up to the home entertainment release.

The announcement comes as Marvel’s The Avengers crossed the incredible $600 million domestic box office threshold on June 26 – only the third film in history to do so. It has now grossed an estimated $1.44 billion globally.

Providing viewers with the ultimate in-home experience, the premium 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack provides 5-unique ways to enjoy Marvel’s The Avengers (on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy and Digital Download of “Avengers Assembled” Music from and inspired by the film) and brings to life the Super Hero team-up of a lifetime in a whole new dimension on Blu-ray hi-def with stunning visual effects, superior sound and unparalleled bonus content.

Extras include a gag reel, a first for a Marvel Studios film, the chance to hear from the cast and Joss Whedon on their experiences in bringing these larger than life characters to the big screen, a behind-the-scenes look at the groundbreaking visual effects and stunning cinematography, the creation of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Helicarrier, Soundgarden’s “Live to Rise” Music Video, deleted scenes and more!

Also for the first time ever, fans will be able to enjoy even more of the Marvel Universe via the all-new “The Avengers Initiative: A Marvel Second Screen App.” By downloading this onto a secondary device, consumers will be able to gain unprecedented access to exclusive content building up to the home entertainment release on September 25. Pieces will be unleashed bi-weekly in July & August and weekly in September leading up to a full immersive experience accompanying the film on Blu-ray. Content includes special access to the S.H.I.E.L.D. database, becoming a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, invitations to “special missions” either remotely or in the field, links to character profiles, stories and scenes, interactive Marvel digital reader comic books and more. App owners will receive push notifications whenever new content is uploaded and available for their viewing.

The full range of Marvel’s The Avengers home entertainment offerings and bonus features are as follows:

PACKAGING & BONUS FEATURES:

4-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D+Blu-ray+DVD+Digital Copy+Digital Download of the “Inspired By” album)

Bonus Includes:

  • Second Screen
  • Assembling the Ultimate Team
  • A Visual Journey
  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Audio Commentary—With Joss Whedon
  • Soundgarden Music Video—“Live to Rise”
  • And more!

2-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD)

Bonus Includes:

  • Same as the 4-Disc Combo Pack above

1-Disc DVD

Bonus Includes:

  • Assembling the Ultimate Team
  • Audio Commentary—With Joss Whedon

High-Definition & Standard Definition Digital

Bonus Includes:

  • Second Screen
  • Assembling the Ultimate Team
  • A Visual Journey
  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Soundgarden Music Video—“Live to Rise”
  • And more!

DISC SPECIFICATIONS:

Street Date:                       September 25, 2012

Suggested Retail:    4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack = $49.99 U.S./$59.99 Canada

Pricing:          2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack =$39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada

1-Disc DVD = $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada

Digital & On-Demand = please check with your television provider or favorite digital retailer for pricing

Feature Run Time:    143 Minutes

Ratings:       U.S.: PG-13 (bonus features not rated)

Aspect Ratio:     Blu-ray & DVD = 1.78:1

Audio:     Blu-ray 3D & Blu-ray 2D = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, French-Canadian 7.1 DTS-HDHR, Latin Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital

DVD = English/Latin Spanish/French Canadian 5.1 Dolby, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital

Languages/Subtitles:      English, French & Spanish

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ABOUT MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS

Marvel Studios presents Marvel’s The Avengers—the team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Tom Hiddleston, with Stellan Skarsgard and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, and directed by Joss Whedon, Marvel’s The Avengers is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series The Avengers, first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Marvel’s The Avengers is presented by Marvel Studios in association with Paramount Pictures. The film was produced by Marvel Studios’ President Kevin Feige and executive produced by Alan Fine, Jon Favreau, Stan Lee, Louis D’Esposito, Patricia Whitcher, Victoria Alonso and Jeremy Latcham. The story was by Zak Penn and Joss Whedon and the screenplay was by Joss Whedon. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, the film smashed the industry record for the biggest domestic opening of all time with $207.4M, crossed the $1 billion global box office threshold in 19 days, and currently stands as the #3 global and domestic release of all time.

ABOUT MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of over 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit www.marvel.com.

ABOUT THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS:

For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under the following banners: Disney, including Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios; Disneynature; Marvel Studios; and Touchstone Pictures, the banner under which live-action films from DreamWorks Studios are distributed. The Disney Music Group encompasses the Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records labels, as well as Disney Music Publishing. The Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Disney on Broadway, Disney On Ice and Disney Live!.