CULVER CITY – Flint Lockwood (Bill Hader) and the Swallow Falls gang are back to dish-up a hippotatomus-sized adventure in Sony Pictures Animation’s Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, available Jan. 28 on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Inventor Flint Lockwood thought he saved the world when he destroyed his most infamous invention -- a machine that turned water into food, causing cheeseburger rain and spaghetti tornadoes. However, he soon learns that his invention survived and is now creating food-animals, or "foodimals!" Now, Flint and his friends must embark on a dangerously delicious mission to battle hungry tacodiles, shrimpanzees, hippotatomuses, cheespiders and other foodimals to save the world – again!
Fans hungry for more can indulge in a host of bonus materials on the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray Combo Packs, including four mini-movies directed by animation veteran David Feiss. The first all-new mini-movie, Attack of the 50-Foot Gummi Bear, finds Steve chasing a mischievous gummi that misused one of Flint’s inventions to grow into a 50-foot beast. In the second never-before-seen mini-movie, Steve’s First Bath, Flint must quickly alter his plans for a romantic date with Sam after his monkey-cleaning invention goes awry. Both Combo Packs come with two additional, previously released mini-movies, Super Manny and Earl Scouts, along with strawberry-scented scratch ‘n sniff packaging.
The Combo Packs and DVD are also stuffed with filmmaker commentary, deleted scenes and seven behind-the-scenes featurettes, including candid interviews with the animators and voice talent, and a look at the stunning end credits and all-new, making-of-the-music video from fan-favorite Cody Simpson.
Bill Hader (Night At The Museum: Battle Of The Smithsonian) leads the returning all-star cast including Anna Faris (House Bunny, Scary Movie franchise), James Caan (Get Smart, TV’s “Las Vegas”), Andy Samberg (TV’s “SNL”), Benjamin Bratt (TV’s “Law & Order”) and Neil Patrick Harris (TV’s “How I Met Your Mother”). Newcomers include Kristen Schaal (TV’s “Flight of the Conchords), Will Forte (TV’s “SNL”) and Terry Crews (TV’s “Brooklyn Nine-Nine”). The film is directed by Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn, and it was written by Phil Lord, Christopher Miller and Erica Rivinoja. The screenplay is by Erica Rivinoja, John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, inspired by the book “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” written by Judi Barrett and illustrated by Ron Barrett. The film is produced by Pam Marsden and Kirk Bodyfelt, and executive produced by Phil Lord and Christopher Miller. Music in the film is by Mark Mothersbaugh, with imagery and animation by Sony Pictures Imageworks, Inc.
Source: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment