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.
On January 31, 2012, The Walt Disney Studios proudly unleashes Treasure Buddies (available for pre-order), an all-new live action feature for the whole family on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital. The 6th film in the Buddies franchise stars everyone’s favorite talking canine superstars Rosebud, B-Dawg, Budderball, Buddha and Mudbud, as the pup pack journeys to mysterious Egypt in search of the greatest treasure known to animalkind, the legendary Cat’s Eye jewel, from the lost treasure of Cleocatra! Danger lurks around every secret sphinx, cryptic crypt and puzzling pyramid as Ubasti, a devious cat, schemes to possess the mystical jewel and use its powerful energy to rid the planet of all dogs! With help from new lovable friends including Digger the Archeologist Dog, Cammy the baby camel and a mischievous monkey named Babi, the gang and their new friends avoid booby traps, solve puzzles and explore a mysterious tomb in their most exciting and challenging adventure yet.
For the first time ever, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is introducing two film classics featuring acclaimed performances by Robin Williams to Blu-ray. On January 17, 2012, the 25th Anniversary edition of Good Morning, Vietnam and Dead Poets Society will be released.
Enjoy the unsurpassed digital sound quality of Blu-ray High Definition as Army deejay Adrian Cronauer (Williams) spins a red-hot soundtrack of ‘60s hits. His sidesplitting comedy and rapid fire wit make him a hero to the troops, but quickly get him in hot water with his by-the-book superiors. Featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Williams’ hilarious radio monologues, Good Morning, Vietnam remains the quintessential Robin Williams comedy.
The first season of the critically- and viewer-acclaimed hit drama on ABC family, ‘Switched at Birth’ will be getting a DVD release on December 13, 2011, just prior to the second season, which begins in January 2012.
‘Switched at Birth’ is the new, groundbreaking drama that documents the upheaval that two teen girls experience when they discover that they were accidentally switched at birth.
The highly acclaimed film, which is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com, is a completely original film which represents the return to the Hundred Acre Wood by Walt Disney Animation Studios in over three decades. Inspired by five stories by original Pooh creator and author A.A. Milne, Owl sends the whole gang – Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Kanga, and Roo – on a wild journey to help Eeyore and save Christopher Robin from the mysterious Backson all the while trying to find a suitable replacement for Eeyore’s missing tail. In the end, it turns out to be a very busy day for a bear who simply set out to find some ‘hunny.’
Although Cars 2 is being billed as the first Disney/Pixar film to be released on Disney Blu-ray 3D, ahead of any official announcements, Amazon.com is now listing the Toy Story trilogy set as being released on November 1 as well.
The films will be available individually, or as a complete 3-disc set. No additional information is available as of yet, but generally speaking, if Amazon.com does release information ahead of official announcements, the announcements tend to follow within the next couple of days.
We will share additional information as it becomes available to us.
Disney/Pixar’s fast-action summer hit “Cars 2” comes home on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D, Movie Download and DVD — November 1, 2011 (now available for pre-order). Celebrating the 25th anniversary of Pixar Animation Studios, the high octane in-home release invites families and fans of all ages to come along on a journey around the world with the #1 animated film of the year and introduces an exclusive all-new animated short “Air Mater,” featuring the fan favorite characters pinning his tales in an exciting adventure high above Radiator Springs. The must-own animated release also includes fascinating commentary from award-winning director John Lasseter and “Hawaiian Vacation,” the delightful animated short that accompanied the film in theatres.