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‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ Comes Home February 1

Who’s that scratching at my door? Everyone’s favorite canine hits Blu-ray and DVD with special bonus content including behind-the-scenes footage, the puppetry behind the puppy, and tips and tricks for caring for a 10-foot-tall dog.

Paramount Movies has announced that Clifford the Big Red Dog will find his way home on Blu-ray and DVD February 1. The release includes special bonus content including behind-the-scenes look at the movie with interviews with cast and crew, an introduction to the puppeteers that brought our favorite pup to life, and early drawings by Norman Bridwell, the creator of the popular book series that inspired the movie.

In the film, when middle-schooler Emily Elizabeth (Darby Camp) meets a magical animal rescuer (John Cleese) who gifts her a little, red puppy, she never anticipated waking up to find a giant 10-foot hound in her small New York City apartment. While her single mom (Sienna Guillory) is away for business, Emily and her fun but impulsive uncle Casey (Jack Whitehall) set out on an adventure that will keep you on the edge-of-your-seat as our heroes take a bite out of the Big Apple. Based on the beloved Scholastic book character, Clifford will teach the world how to love big!

Clifford The Big Red Dog Digital & Blu-ray Bonus Content:

  • Part of the Pack— Get a behind-the-scenes look at Clifford's big movie with interviews from cast and crew.
  • Acting is for the Dogs—There’s more to Clifford than meets the eye: meet the puppeteers who brought the giant red pup to life!
  • The Magic of Bridwell – See where Clifford's big adventure began from creator Norman Bridwell's early drawings for the beloved Scholastic book series to Clifford's worldwide fame.
  • Tips & Tricks for Taking Care of a 10-Foot Dog – Get hilarious tips on how to take care of a giant dog!
  • Deleted Scenes

Clifford The Big Red Dog DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.

The movie stars Whitehall; Camp; Tony Hale; Sienna Guillory; David Alan Grier; Russell Wong; and Cleese. It’s produced by Paramount Pictures in association with eOne Films and New Republic Pictures - A Scholastic Entertainment/Kerner Entertainment Company Production. The film is directed by Walt Becker, with the screenplay by Jay Scherick, David Ronn, and Blaise Hemingway. The screen story is by Justin Malen and Ellen Rapoport. Jordan Kerner, p.g.a. and Iole Lucchese serve as producers with Brian Oliver; Bradley J. Fischer; Valerii An; Brian Bell; Caitlin Friedman; Deborah Forte; and Lisa Crnic serve as executive producers.

The movie is currently available on Digital.

Source: Paramount Movies

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.