Thursday, October 30, 2014

Maleficent Available on Blu-ray and DVD November 4th!


Finally Maleficent is being released onto Blu-ray and Digital HD, featuring stunning high definition picture and sound, plus spellbinding, all-new bonus features, including several deleted scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes that take viewers deeper behind the scenes of the filmmaking magic.

Join the cast and crew as they explore how Disney’s animated classic “Sleeping Beauty” was re-imagined as an innovative, live-action epic in “From Fairy Tale to Feature Film.”   Discover how King Henry and Maleficent's opening battle scene was created using gigantic wire rigs and elaborate choreography in “Building an Epic Battle.”  Learn how playing Aurora was a fairytale come true for actress Elle Fanning in “Aurora: Becoming A Beauty.” And find out more about the meticulous detail that went into creating Maleficent's elaborate head wraps, rings and other accessories in “Classic Couture.”  Viewers can also relive the film’s journey to the screen through concept art, layered visual effects and behind the scenes footage in “MaleficentRevealed.”

Maleficent” stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning (“Super 8,” “We Bought a Zoo”), Sharlto Copley (“District 9,” “Elysium”), Sam Riley (“Control,” “On the Road”), Imelda Staunton (“Harry Potter” series), Lesley Manville (“Another Year,” “Secrets & Lies”), Juno Temple (“The Dark Knight Rises,” “Atonement”) and Brenton Thwaites (“Oculus”). It marks the directorial debut of two-time Academy Award® winner Robert Stromberg (Best Achievement in Art Direction, “Avatar,” 2010; Best Achievement in Art Direction, “Alice in Wonderland,” 2011). It was written by Linda Woolverton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “The Lion King”) and produced by Joe Roth (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Oz the Great and Powerful”).

Bonus Features:
Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital HD/SD & Disney Movies Anywhere
·       From Fairy Tale to Feature Film - Reimagining Maleficent for a new generation
·       Building An Epic Battle –Creating the clash between Maleficent and King Henry’s Forces
·       Classic Couture - Examine Maleficent’s spellbinding head wraps and jewelry.
·       Maleficent Revealed - Explore the layers of extraordinary special effects.
·       Aurora: Becoming A Beauty - Elle Fanning reveals her lifelong love of Disney’s original animated classic.
·       Deleted Scenes:
o   “Stefan In King's Chamber”
o   “Pixie Idiots”
o   “Diaval asks about the Curse”
o   “Pixies Seek Asylum”
o   “Suitor”
·       And More!

*Digital bonus offerings will vary per retailer



DVD 
·       Aurora: Becoming A Beauty

Look for your copy of Maleficent at your local retail store, makes a great gift for the holiday!

Disclosure: In order to facilitate a review, I received promotional materials and/or samples. All opinions and comments are my own. Photos or Reviews or were provided by client with authorization for use in this campaign. No additional compensation was received. Post may contain affiliate links. Please contact Casey@themeparkmamablog.com with any questions.