Legendary Academy Award®-winning motion picture director/producer Steven Spielberg presents the critically acclaimed and multi Academy Award® nominated epic adventure War Horse on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital and On-Demand, April 3 (now available for pre-order). This newest home entertainment release not only enthralls viewers once again with its visually stunning and emotionally heartwarming story on the Blu-ray, but also offers an unprecedented look into the making of the film by Spielberg himself.
As part of the inaugural National Princess Week collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, Target will sell the The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement movie pack on Disney blu-ray beginning April 15. Target will be the exclusive seller of the set through May 12, it has been confirmed to us.
The films paired Anne Hathaway, in her cinematic debut, screen with Disney and film legend Julie Andrews, will then become available for purchase at other retailers beginning on May 15, 2012. While retailers such as Amazon.com are now accepting pre-orders, Target will not be accepting them until its online princess boutique rolls out in early April.
Ahead of any official announcement, retailers such as Walmart and Amazon.com have been listing a 3-disc 20th anniversary platinum edition of Father of the Bride and Father of the Bride (Walmart, Amazon) double-pack and a 10th anniversary edition of Bringing Down the House (Walmart, Amazon) on Disney Blu-ray/DVD Combo Packs. Both editions are slated to be released on May 15, 2012.
At this time, it does not appear that the Blu-ray releases will have any additional bonus materials than what had already appeared on the original DVD releases. We will update as more information becomes available to us.
Ahead of any official announcement, we have learned that Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment plans to release Ghosts of the Abyss, the James Cameron documentary on the RMS Titanic, on Disney Blu-ray 3D on April 17, just a couple of days after the centennial marking of the ship’s fate.
Originally shot exclusively for IMAX 3D, the film has previously been released on DVD in 2D format, making this the first time the film will be available for 3D viewing in the home.
Ahead of any official announcement, we have learned that Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment plans on releasing Up from Disney/Pixar on 3D Blu-ray on May 1, 2012. The first of the Pixar Animation Studios films to be released theatrically in 3D, it will now follow the Toy Story trilogy and Cars 2 in the home video market.
Yo ho ho! Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment announced today that the upcoming prime-time special of ‘Jake and the Never Land Pirates,’ ‘Peter Pan Returns’ (airing February 13 at 7 pm ET on Disney Channel) will be available to own on Disney DVD and Disney Digital Copy on April 3, 2012.
In the special, which features six all-new original songs, Peter Pan returns to Never Land and travels to Pirate Island to enlist the aid of Jake, Izzy, Cubby and Skully in finding his lost shadow.
What’s on the menu? Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has announced that for spring 2012, the menu will consist of both direct-to-video sequels for The Lion King: The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride and the midquel The Lion King 1 1/2 (sometimes known as The Lion King 3). Both will be available as Disney Blu-ray Special Edition for the first time beginning March 6, 2012 for a limited time.
DreamWorks Studios’ Real Steel, starring Hugh Jackman, muscles its way into the Home Entertainment arena on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital and On-Demand on January 24, 2012. This visually stunning action-adventure filled with heart and soul is a “must-add” to every home movie collection, delivering a premium in-home experience complete with knockout bonus materials that dive deeper into the action.
The Disney Channel Original Movie, Geek Charming, starring Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland and High School Musical 3’s Matt Prokop, will be available to own on Disney DVD on February 7, 2012, just in times for Valentine’s Day.
Here’s something to bark about. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment invites you to fall in love all over again with Lady and the Tramp, available to own on Disney Diamond Edition Blu-ray/DVD on February 7, 2012.
A thrilling adventure with the most unforgettable characters, Walt Disney’s Lady and the Tramp features: Lady, a lovingly pampered cocker spaniel; Tramp, a mutt from across the tracks with a heart of gold; Jock and Trusty, Lady’s best friends; and Si and Am, two of the most devious cats to prowl across the screen. The happiest of endings takes place on a lovely bella notte as Lady learns what it means to be footloose and leash-free.