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Bolt (R1/US BD) in March

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of Bolt on Sunday 22nd March 2009, followed a couple of days later by the Region 1 DVD release on 24th March 2009. This Disney computer animated feature follows the adventures of Bolt (voiced by John Travolta), a dog who is the star of a TV show in which he portrays a super dog, only he thinks it’s all real. When the super dog is accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from Penny (voiced by Miley Cyrus), his beloved co-star and owner, Bolt springs into action to find his way home.

Available on DVD ($29.99 SRP single-disc, $32.99 SRP two-disc) and Blu-ray Disc ($39.99 SRP), features are outlined below...

Single-Disc DVD

  • 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish audio
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Exclusive Bonus Short - Super Rhino – BOLT breakout star Rhino, the hyperactive hamster, gets a chance to headline his very own adventure

Two-Disc DVD - As above plus the following additional extras:
  • “I Thought I Lost You” Music Video featuring the movie’s stars, Miley Cyrus and John Travolta
  • In Session with John Travolta and Miley Cyrus - A behind-the-scenes look at recording Bolt’s signature song “I Thought I Lost You.”
  • A New Breed of Directors: A Filmmakers’ Journey - First-time directors Chris Williams and Byron Howard take fans along as they traverse the road from concept to completion
  • Act, Speak! The Voices of Bolt - Join the voice cast in session: John Travolta (Bolt), Miley Cyrus (Penny), Susie Essman (Mittens), James Lipton (Director) and Mark Walton (Rhino)
  • Creating The World of Bolt – Bolt’s painterly backgrounds have wowed audiences across the globe. The filmmakers explain how they fashioned the unique look of this CG movie
  • Deleted Scenes - With optional introductions by directors Chris Williams and Byron Howard
  • DisneyFile Digital Copy - choice of iTunes or Windows Media formats

Blu-ray Disc - The Blu-ray includes all of the extras from the DVD releases, plus a standard definition DVD version of the film and a DisneyFile Digital Copy of the film. You also get the following exclusive extras:
  • Bolt’s Be-Awesome Mission - In order to defeat the Green-Eyed Man, Bolt has to find his way through three challenging levels in an exciting interactive game. Viewers can join in collecting clues, conquering ninjas and unleashing the power of the Super Bark!
  • Bolt Art Gallery – Animation enthusiasts can check out the film’s early creative concepts in the Bolt Art Gallery, which contains the building blocks of a big screen blockbuster, from storyboards to character mock-ups. Gallery sections include Visual Development, Character Development, Storyboard Art and Color Script Images.
  • BD-Live including Movie Chat, Movie Mail, Movie Challenge and Movie Rewards

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