Sneak Peek: ‘Treasure Buddies,’ ‘Snow Buddies’ on Blu-ray, January 31
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.
Here is an extended clip from the new movie, in which Mudbud learns of an evil plot that threatens the future of dogkind forever:
The film stars Mudbud (voice by Ty Panitz – Santa Buddies, Spooky Buddies, How to Eat Fried Worms), Rosebud (voice by G. Hannelius – Space Buddies, Snow Buddies), B-Dawg (voice by Skyler Gisondo – Santa Buddies, Space Buddies, Spooky Buddies), Budderball (voice by Nico Ghisi – Santa Buddies, Space Buddies) and Buddha (voice by Field Cate – Santa Buddies, Space Buddies), Richard Riehlel as Thomas Howard, Mason Cook as Pete Howard, Edward Herrmann as Philip Wellington, Adam Alexi-Malle as Amir, Mo Gallini as Tarik, Christopher Maleki as Seti and Anna Primiani as Cleopatra.
Bonus features include:
- DIGS: B-Dawg Edition – In this fun bonus feature, B-Dawg the hip hop happening pup gives a tour of his home to kid reporter G.
- “Roam” Music Video – A re-make of The B-52s song performed by Caroline Sunshine, Kenton Duty and Adam Irigoyen from the cast of the Disney Channel hit series “Shake it Up.”
Also available January 31, 2012, for the first time on Disney Blu-ray, is the fan-favorite Snow Buddies (available for pre-order). What happens when Disney’s adorable talking puppies accidentally get locked in an ice cream truck and shipped to the wilds of Alaska? In Snow Buddies, the #1 selling live-action direct to video of all time, everyone’s favorite canine siblings Budderball, Rosebud, Buddha, B-Dawg and Mud-Bud are now on Blu-ray high definition and back having a rollicking adventure!
Set against the beauty of the arctic and the competitive world of dog sledding, Snow Buddies finds the buddies helping Husky puppy Shasta and his 11-year-old owner, Adam, train for a dog sled race. Under the tutelage of wise, old dog Talon, the puppies train hard and eventually win against all odds. After their adventure, the pups happily return home with Talon’s lesson echoing in their heads: “It’s not the size of the dog that counts, but the heart of the team.”
Bonus features include:
- Buddy Bloopers – Outtakes and bloopers from the movie set.
- Behind the scenes Dog-u-mentary – Shot from the dog’s perspective, interviews with key people on the set including director Robert Vince, the dog sledding expert and the other actors.
- Buddy Bites – The Buddies’ behind-the-scenes audio.
- Director’s VFX “Making Of” – Take a look at the special visual effects utilized to make movie magic!