Triggerfish’s Khumba heads to DVD and Blu-ray January 14.
Millennium Entertainment announced the home entertainment release of Khumba, the new animated feature with a star-studded cast. The film stars Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place), Academy Award Nominee Liam Neeson, (Taken), Golden Globe Winner Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire), AnnaSophia Robb (The Carrie Diaries) and many more. Khumba was directed by Anthony Silverston and co-written by Anthony Silverston, Raffaella Delle Donne and Jonathan Roberts (The Lion King, Monsters Inc., The Hunchback of Notre Dame).
Khumba will be released for a one week theatrical qualifying run on December 6, 2013 before heading exclusively to Walmart stores on DVD and + DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 14, 2014. The animated film will be available on DVD, DVD and Blu-ray Combo Pack and VOD everywhere on February 11, 2014.
Life is not all black and white for Khumba. A young zebra, born with only half his stripes, is rejected by his superstitious herd and blamed for a sudden drought affecting the land. Teaming up with a sassy wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich, Khumba sets out on a daring mission across the Karoo desert to find the legendary waterhole where the first zebras got their stripes. Along the way he meets a host of colorful characters, but before he can reunite with his herd, Khumba will have to come face to face with a menacing leopard to take part in an epic battle…Khumba’s got to earn his stripes!
Source: Millennium Entertainment
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.