From the makers of “Coraline” comes the 3D stop-motion comedy thriller “Paranorman,” available November 27, 2012 on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack with Ultraviolet, Blu-Ray Combo Pack with Ultraviolet, DVD and digital copy from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Universal City, CA – From the makers of Coraline comes the story of Norman, a boy who must use his gift of seeing and speaking with the dead to save his town from a centuries-old curse about to come true. Caught in a wild race against time, the young ghoul whisperer will find his paranormal abilities pushed to their otherworldly limits as he bravely summons up all that makes a hero – courage and compassion.
Just in time for the holidays, Focus Features’ frightfully funny and magically emotional ParaNorman will be available on 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download on November 27, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Featuring the voice talents of Kodi Smit-McPhee (Let Me In), Tucker Albrizzi (Good Luck Charlie), Anna Kendrick (The Twilight Saga), Casey Affleck (Tower Heist,), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (How to Train Your Dragon), Leslie Mann (Knocked Up), Jeff Garlin (WALL-E), Elaine Stritch (30 Rock), Bernard Hill (Titanic), Jodelle Ferland (Silent Hill), Tempestt Bledsoe (Guys with Kids), Alex Borstein (Family Guy), and John Goodman (Monsters, Inc.), it’s a hilariously spooky adventure for the whole family in eye-popping 3D, made by LAIKA in stop-motion animation.
The ParaNorman 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray, DVD and a Digital Copy of the film compatible with iPhone, iTunes, iPad, iPod, iPod touch, Android and online retail partners, as well as UltraViolet. UltraViolet is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows in the cloud to instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers, and TVs. Consumers can now truly enjoy ParaNorman anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice.
BONUS FEATURES (BLU-RAY and DVD):
- PRELIMINARY ANIMATIC SEQUENCES: With commentary from Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.
- PEERING THROUGH THE VEIL: A special behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creation of the weird and wonderful world of ParaNorman from building the characters to voicing them.
- FEATURETTES: Seven short segments showcasing Norman and his extraordinarily unusual costars.
- FEATURE COMMENTARY: With Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.
Source: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.