Posted Thu Sep 17, 2009 at 01:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
Larry the night watchman returns in this sequel to the monumental hit 'Night at the Museum' coming to Blu-ray this winter.
20th Century Fox has scheduled 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian' for high-definition on December 1.
Ben Stiller leads an all-star cast (including Amy Adams, Owen Wilson, Hank Azaria, and Robin Williams) as Larry Daley, a former night watchman at the Museum of Natural History, where the exhibits come to life after dark. But now Larry's nocturnal friends are being retired to the archives of the Smithsonian Institution, luring him back for a hilarious, all-out battle against museum misfits who plan to take over the Smithsonian...and the world!
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, likely a lossless soundtrack, and a Smithsonian-sized batch of supplements including: Scavenger Hunt; Commentary by director Shawn Levy; Commentary by writers Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon; The Curators of Comedy: Behind the Scenes of Night at the Museum 2; Historical Confessions: Famous Last Words; Directing 201: A day in the life of director/producer Shawn Levy; Cavemen Conversations: Survival of the Wittiest; Primate Prima Donnas; The Secret Life of a Monkey Movie Star: Life Off Camera; The Jonas Brothers in Cherub Bootcamp; Museum Magic: Entering the World of the Photograph; Secret Doors and Scientists: Behind the Scenes of the American Museum of Natural History; Phinding Pharoah; 11 Deleted scenes with commentary by Shawn Levy; Alternate ending; Gangster Levy; Gag reel; FOX Movie Channel Presents featurettes; Trailers to other Fox/MGM titles; and BD-Live connectivity.
The Blu-ray edition will also include a DVD and digital copy.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 1.
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