Posted Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM PST by Tom Landy
The wacky penguins from 'Madagascar' return to Blu-ray just in time for Easter.
In an early announcement to retailers, DreamWorks is preparing to release 'Penguins of Madagascar' on Blu-ray on March 17. The release will also be available with 2 hopping penguin toys for a limited time.
They’re cute...they’re cuddly...they’re back! From the creators of MADAGASCAR comes the hilarious new movie that proves global espionage is for the birds! In DreamWorks’ PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR, your favorite super-spies—Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private—join forces with the elite North Wind team to save the world. It’s a side-splitting, globe-trotting adventure the whole family will love!
PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR is “a fun, smartly conceived film that will appeal to all movie-goers,” proclaims Bill Bregoli of CBS Radio. A hit with audiences and critics alike, the film received an outstanding audience reaction with a coveted “A-” CinemaScore® and certified fresh on RottenTomatoes.com.
Directed by Eric Darnell and Simon J. Smith, PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR features the voice talents of John Malkovich (“Crossbones” Red 2), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), and Ken Jeong (The Hangover), joining Tom McGrath, Chris Miller and Christopher Knight, who are reprising their roles as the Penguins from the beloved Madagascar franchise.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Top Secret Guide to Becoming an Elite Agent; Madagascar Mash Up; Cheezy Dibbles Ad; Theatrical Trailer; Image Gallery; and Blu-ray exclusives including: Music Videos; Flipper Slap Shake Waddle and Roll; Do the Penguins Shake with tWitch; Deleted Scene; and Global Flight Plan.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is still undetermined at this time.
You can find the latest specs for 'Penguins of Madagascar' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under March 17.
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