Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! (UK BD) in October

Jim Carrey and Steve Carell star in this animated adventure which comes to UK Blu-ray in October, more than a month in advance of the US release…

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! on 20th October 2008 priced at £24.99 RRP. This Dr. Seuss story is brought to life by Blue Sky Studios, the people behind Ice Age and Robots.

The Blu-ray Disc includes all of the extras from the DVD release plus an exclusive Bonus View extra. Features include:

  • BD Exclusive: Watch HORTON HEARS A WHO! With a Who! – get up close and watch the movie with the smallest Who of all – Jo Jo through Bonus VIEW technology!
  • Ice Age short: “Surviving Sid” – enjoy the latest adventures from your favorite Ice Age characters, Sid and Scrat, in this all-new animated short
  • Digital Copy – transfer an entire copy of the film on to a portable device of your choice
  • Deleted footage and animation screen tests – see how the imaginative animation comes to life and enjoy never-before-seen clips from the film
  • Bringing the characters to life – watch as the animators act out silly performances that are recorded and used to create the movements from which the film’s unique characters are animated
  • That’s one big elephant: Animating Horton – from this animated featurette, learn how Horton comes to life and discover what goes into creating this Who-mongous character
  • Meet Katie – get the inside scoop on how the film’s adorable fluffy yellow character, Katie was created!
  • Bringing Seuss to screen – see how the directors, Jimmy Hayward and Steve Martino, were true to Dr. Seuss’ classic style while creating the colourful world of Whoville and the Jungle of Nool
  • The Elephant in the Room: Jim Carrey – watch comedy giant Jim Carrey bring Horton alive in this profile featurette; see how his movements and facial expressions helped create the look for Horton for the film.
  • A person is a person: A universal message – take a closer look at the dynamic characters and action-packed story with the film’s all-star cast and crew
  • Our speck: Where do we fit in? – hear from other small voices in this short. Featuring interviews with everyday kids; discover how the smallest actions can help make a difference
  • Elephant Fun: The facts – learn all about real life elephants with this fun and informative featurette
  • We are here! game – test your abilities with this memory game in which you have to repeat the correct pattern of Who-noises! Remember – an elephant never forgets

Updated: Oct 06, 2008

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