The studio’s epic animated adventure about a headstrong girl who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse, is now available on Digital, with Blu-ray and DVD releases coming August 31; each version includes bonus footage, deleted scenes, special featurettes, how to videos and sing-a-longs.
Spirit Untamed is an animated adventure about family and friendship that tells the story of a headstrong girl, longing for a place to belong, who discovers a kindred spirit when her life intersects with a wild horse. Releasing today, the film is now available to own on Digital from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and DreamWorks Animation; Blu-ray and DVD releases are coming August 31, 2021.
The release is packed with more than an hour of bonus content, including deleted scenes, multiple at-home activities, including how to make your own “campfire” indoors, cast interviews, and sing-alongs.
In the film, free-spirited Lucky Prescott moves to Miradero to join her estranged father. She is decidedly unimpressed with the sleepy town until she discovers a unique tie to her late mother who was a fearless horse-riding stunt performer. She quickly forms a bond with a wild mustang named Spirit and makes two new pals who love horses as much as she does. When a heartless wrangler plans to capture Spirit and his herd, Lucky and her friends set off on an epic journey to rescue the horse who has given her an unbreakable connection to her mother’s legacy.
The CG animated feature stars Isabela Merced (Dora and the Lost City of Gold); Marsai Martin (Little); Mckenna Grace (Captain Marvel); Walton Goggins (Justified); Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine); Eiza González (Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw); with Julianne Moore (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) and Jake Gyllenhaal (Spider-Man: Far From Home). The film is directed by Elaine Bogan (Trolhunters: Tales of Arcadia) and co-directed by Ennio Torresan (The Boss Baby); it is produced by Karen Foster (How to Train Your Dragon); with the film’s score and original song “Fearless” composer Amie Doherty (Marooned).
Bonus Features on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital:
- Deleted / Extended Scenes
- Finding Your Spirit: Meet the cast and filmmakers behind Spirit Untamed and discover how they brought this story to life. Find out how this film fits into the overall Spirit story and learn the secrets behind the animation process.
- Behind The Voices – The Cast: In this series of short featurettes, meet the cast and discover what characteristics they share with their on-screen personas and how they inhabit them.
- Cowgirls Rule: This featurette goes into more detail about the female-focused story and explains why it’s not just a “girls like ponies” movie.
- Drawing Spirit - Spirit Untamed: A unique look and chance to learn from one of the talented artists - how they bring the characters, both human and equine, to life.
- Create Your Own Indoor ‘Campfire: Using crepe paper and LED lights, build your very own campfire at home!
- How To Ukelele: Discover how to create your very own ukulele at home. Then, learn some simple chords so you can impress your friends and family around the campfire.
- Snack Time – S’mores: During their adventure, Lucky and her friends enjoy a campfire snack that we all know, and love-s’mores! This tasty “how to” feature will teach viewers to safely make their own traditional toasted treats along with a selection of not so traditional recipes.
- Abigail’s Hand Shadow Secrets: Ever wish you could tell stories using hand shadows, just like Abigail? Well now you can! With the help of a hand shadow master, a simple lamp and an old sheet, anyone can learn how to create cool creatures with nothing but your two hands.
- How To Zoetrope: Lucky Prescott discovers her mother’s horse-riding talent when she finds a zoetrope at her father’s house. This “how to” video teaches fans of the film how to build their own and bring it to life using the drawings they learn in the “drawing spirit” feature.
- Sing-Alongs: Watch these fun lyric videos featuring songs from the film and sing-along around your own ‘campfire’.
- Feature Commentary: Commentary with director Elaine Bogan, co-director Ennio Torresan, and producer Karen Foster.
Source: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment