Posted Mon Dec 3, 2012 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
Tim Burton's animated homage to 'Frankenstein' will come alive on both Blu-ray formats this January!
In an early announcement to retailers, Disney/Buena Vista is preparing 'Frankenweenie' Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and 'Frankenweenie - 3D' Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack to be released on January 8.
A must-add to any Tim Burton collection, the hilarious stop-motion animated masterpiece is filled with quirky characters and unexpected twists. The Blu-ray's spectacular picture and sound enhances the tale of a boy who uses the power of science to bring his beloved dog back to life … and a whole town faces the unexpected and electrifying truth of what happens when monstrous experiments run wild!
“Frankenweenie” features an all-star cast including the voices of Emmy Award®-winner Catherine O’Hara, Tony Award®-winner Martin Short, Academy Award®-winner Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell andGolden Globe®-winner Winona Ryder.
The releases will feature 1080p video, DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 soundtracks, and supplements will include: All New Original Short: "Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers"—An exciting all-new short featuring Victor and Sparky's home movie; "Miniatures In Motion: Bringing 'Frankenweenie' To Life"—Viewers get an in-depth tour of the London set that includes never-before-seen footage showcasing the hundreds of artists who worked on the film; "Frankenweenie" Touring Exhibit—Allows audiences to explore the artistry of the film's puppets, sets and props in a showcase that's traveling the world; "Frankenweenie" Original Live Action Short—Burton's original live-action short film; and Music Video—"Pet Sematary" performed by Plain White T's.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is set at $39.99 and the Blu-ray 3D is $49.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Frankenweenie' and 'Frankenweenie - 3D' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're both indexed under January 8.
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