Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (US BD) in December
Fox Home Entertainment have announced the US Region A Blu-ray Disc release of Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! on 9th December 2008 priced at $39.98 SRP. This Dr. Seuss story is brought to life by Blue Sky Studios, the people behind Ice Age and Robots.
Arriving day-and-date, the Blu-ray will be presented on a 25GB single-layer disc. All of the DVD extras are carried over with the exception of the DVD-ROM Create Your Own Animation feature. Features include:
- 1080P Widescreen (AVC MPEG4)
- English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
- French and Spanish DD5.1
- English, Spanish, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Korean and French subtitles
- Bonus View technology: Watch Horton Hears a Who! with a Who! - Watch the movie with the smallest Who of all Jo Jo!
- Directors Audio Commentary w/ Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino
- Ice Age short “Surviving Sid” - All-new animated short focusing on the Ice Age characters Sid and Scrat
- Deleted Footage and Animation Screen Tests (w/ Introductions and optional audio commentaries by the directors)
- That’s One Big Elephant: Animating Horton - In an animation-focused featurette, learn how Blue Sky brought Horton to life.
- Bringing the Characters to Life - Watch the animators’ hilarious initial performances recorded as a reference to assist in animating the film.
- Meet Katie - Discover how the character Katie was developed by Blue Sky
- Elephant Fun: The Facts - Fun and informative featurette about elephants.
- Our Speck: Where Do We Fit In? - Using interviews with everyday kids, we’ll learn how even small actions can help make the world a better place.
- A Person Is a Person: A Universal Message - Featuring interviews w/ cast and crew, we will take a closer look at the characters, the story and interpret the meanings of Horton Hears a Who!
- Bringing Seuss to Screen - Learn how Hayward and Martino maintained the authentic look and feel of Dr. Seuss world
- The Elephant in the Room: Jim Carrey - Profile on Jim Carrey voicing Horton
- We Are Here! Game - Memory game in which you have to repeat the correct pattern of Who-noises