BVHE Press Releas: Lion King 2 Simba's Pride (DVD)

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    Special Edition Available March 6, 2012 on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital

    Includes a New Timon and Pumbaa Animated Short


    Synopsis: The king of animated films reigns in this final chapter of The Lion King trilogy, now breathtakingly beautiful for the first time in a 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack! Experience the power of “Upendi”—which means “love”—as Kiara, Simba’s strong-willed daughter, seeks adventure away from her father’s watchful gaze. Timon and Pumbaa can do only so much to protect her, especially when she encounters an intriguing rival, Kovu, a cub who is being groomed to lead Scar’s pride.

    As Kiara and Kovu search for their proper places in the great “Circle Of Life,” they discover that it may be their destiny to reunite their prides andbring peace to the Pride Lands.

    Featuring the original all-star voice cast, breathtaking animation and enchanting songs, Kiara and Kovu’s adventure thrills audiences of all ages as the glorious “Circle Of Life” continues for a new generation.

    Cast: Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller’s Day Off) as voice of Simba
    Nathan Lane (Broadway’s “The Producers”) as voice of Timon
    Ernie Sabella (The Lion King) as voice of Pumbaa
    Neve Campbell (Scream) as voice of Kiara
    Jason Marsden (TV’s “G.I. Joe: Renegades”) as voice of Kova
    Andy Dick (TV’s “Community”) as voice of Nuka
    Robert Guillaume (TV’s “Benson”) as voice of Rafiki
    James Earl Jones (The Lion King) as voice of Mufasa
    Moira Kelly (The Lion King) as voice ofNala

    Directors: Darrell Rooney (Mulan II)
    Rob LaDuca (Mickey’s Adventures in Wonderland)

    Bonus Features: Timon & Pumbaa’s Insectapedia
    In this new animated bonus feature, Timon & Pumbaa gaze at the night sky as the star constellations resemble their favorite meal, insects!

    One By One”
    An original animated short with vocals by The Lion King vocalist Lebo Morake.

    Timon & Pumbaa: Find Out Why
    In this series of animated shorts, Timon and Pumbaa provide answers to some of life’s most puzzling questions including:

    1. Why is there lightning and thunder?

    2. Why do we sneeze?

    3. Why don’t Pandas live in the desert?

    4. Why is there wind?

    5. Why does an airplane fly?

    Proud of Simba’s Pride
    A featurette that traces the making of the movie.

    “Love Will Find a Way” Music Video
    Performed by Kenny Lattimore and Heather Headley.

    Digital Bonus Features: Timon & Pumbaa’s Insectapedia
    “One By One”

    Street Date: March 6, 2012
    (Direct Prebook: 1/10/12; Distributor Prebook: 1/24/12)

    Rating: G in U.S. and G in Canada
    Bonus materials not rated.
    Feature Run Time: Approximately 81 minutes
    Suggested Retail Prices: 2-Disc Blu-ray (Blu-ray + DVD) = $39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada
    1-Disc DVD = $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada
    High Definition Digital = $39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada
    Standard Definition Digital = $29.99 U.S./$35.99

    Aspect Ratio: Blu-ray: 1.78: 1/1080p High Definition
    DVD: 1.78:1/Widescreen
    Sound: Blu-ray: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
    DVD: 5.1 Dolby Digital English, French and Spanish
    Languages: English
    Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

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