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Despicable Me (R1/US BD) in December

Universal Studios Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Despicable Me on 14th December 2010. This computer animated comedy is the tale of a wannabe super-villain whose life is unexpectedly changed by a trio of determined little orphans. The film features the voice talent of Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Miranda Cosgrove, Julie Andrews, Russell Brand, Kristen Wiig, Will Arnett, Danny McBride and Jemaine Clement.

The film is available on Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray 2D Combo Pack, DVD Double Pack and single-disc DVD. For a limited time only the first three sets will include a trio of new adventures starring the film’s endearingly mischievous Minions. The single-disc DVD does not feature these additional adventures.

Bonus Features exclusive to the Blu-ray Combo Packs (3D and 2D versions) and DVD Double Pack:

  • THREE ALL NEW, MINI-MOVIES Starring THE MINIONS — The fun continues with three all-new mini-movies, created exclusively for the Blu-ray Combo Packs and DVD Double Pack! Available for a limited time only! Get more laughs and more minion mayhem with "Home Makeover", "Orientation Day" and "Banana" - you'll want to watch them again and again!
  • THE VOICES OF DESPICABLE ME —Go behind-the-scenes with Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Miranda Cosgrove, Kristen Wiig and Julie Andrews as they give life to their animated characters. Includes character profiles for each of the cast members!
  • SUPER SILLY FUN LAND—Join Agnes, Margo and Edith at the Super Silly Fun Land Theme Park and play Feed the Creatures and Freeze the Floating Minions to win super cool prizes.

Bonus Features exclusive to the Blu-ray Combo Packs (3D and 2D versions):
  • GRU-CONTROL - Through a picture-in-picture window, see the making of the film with behind-the-scenes footage and cast/filmmaker interviews
  • MISS HATTIE’S TOP SECRET COOKIE RECIPES—Margo is proud to present the recipes for those wonderful cookies that the loveable orphans under Miss Hattie’s care enjoy so much!
  • BD-Live, My Scenes, Pocket BLU App

Bonus Features on all releases
  • The World of Despicable Me
  • Despicable Beats—Director Chris Renaud talks about the cool factor of renowned music producer Pharrell Williams.
  • Gru's Rocket Builder—In an all-new game, Vector has stolen some of the most famous landmarks from around the world and replaced them with the pieces to Gru’s rocket. Players must return all the stolen landmarks to the correct countries in order to build their own rockets before Vector hacks into the system and steals the rocket plans. The reward for completing the rocket is a launch to the moon!
  • A Global Effort—Learn all about the global effort behind Despicable Me. A director from France and another from the USA, plus an American and English cast created a movie in France, with artists from all over the world for a truly international movie!
  • Commentary with directors Chris Renaud and Pierre Coffin, featuring the Minions!

The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack is a 4-disc set with both 2D and 3D versions of the film on Blu-ray (this is the new 3D which requires a 3D TV setup), plus DVD and Digital Copy versions of the film.

The standard Blu-ray Combo Pack includes the 2D version of the film on Blu-ray, plus DVD and Digital Copy versions of the film.

The Blu-ray presentations are 1080P with English 5.1 DTS-HD MA, French and Spanish 5.1 DTS Surround, English Audio Description DD2.0, and English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.

The DVD presentation is anamorphic widescreen with English, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround and English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.

Please note only the first piece of artwork is final. The rest are intended for retail use and therefore have different fonts that are easier to read at lower resolutions.

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