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A Bug's Life

A Bug's Life
DVD Release Date: May 19, 2009
Actors: Kevin Spacey, Dave Foley, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere, Phyllis Diller
Directors: Andrew Stanton, John Lasseter
Format: Animated, Color, HiFi Sound, Widescreen
Rated: G
Studio: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

BURBANK, Calif., February 20, 2009 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment invites families to experience a Disney"Pixar favorite like never before when A Bug s Life wiggles and squirms onto Disney Blu-ray Hi-Def on May 19, 2009! For the first time ever, this blockbuster hit will be presented in the pristine manner intended by the Pixar animation team with glorious high definition picture and sound that ll make this animated classic a truly magical experience for all. In addition, this new Blu-ray edition comes packed with several new bonus features, a DisneyFile Digital Copy of the movie and access to all avatars and a trivia game via the Disney s BD-Live Network This May, make A Bug s Life part of your life for an epic adventure of miniature proportions now in amazing Blu-ray Hi-Def!

Following Pixar Animation Studios worldwide smash-hit success of Toy Story, comes A Bug s Life the hilarious and visually breathtaking animated film that reminds us heroes come in small shapes and sizes! Now, experience a bug s eye view of the world in spectacular high definition picture and sound with this all-new Blu-ray set, which includes a special introduction from director John Lasseter (Cars, Toy Story), plus exciting new bonus material designed exclusively for the Blu-ray release, including the Filmmakers Round Table feature, in which the creative minds behind the movie discuss Life s journey from story to screen. Plus, see the animation process from the beginning stages in the WDSHE A Bug s Life BD, p. 2 feature A Bug s Life: The First Draft (also including a special introduction by director John Lasseter). In addition, Disney BD-Live interactive features and DisneyFile Digital Copy of the movie bring more fun and mobility to the movie experience.

Crawling with imaginative characters, hilarious laughs and colorful animation sure to delight everyone young, old or six-legged (People Magazine), A Bug s Life received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Original Score. Highlighted by the star-powered voice cast including Kevin Spacey, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Hayden Panettiere, Phyllis Diller, Denis Leary, Bonnie Hunt, Brad Garrett, David Hyde Pierce, John Ratzenberger, Dave Foley, Christina Milian and Ashley Tisdale, A Bug s Life is bigger-than-life fun families will want to enjoy again and again in Blu-ray Hi-Def! Relive the fun-filled adventures of Flik and his zany bug friends, now with the ultimate in high definition presentation, available at an SRP of $39.99.

FOR THOSE ON THE RUN:

DisneyFile Digital Copy enables A Bug s Life Blu-ray owners to receive a digital version of the movie in their choice of iTunes or Windows Media formats. DisneyFile Digital Copy is a fast and easy way to enjoy your favorite Disney movies, anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC and/or compatible portable device.

DISC 1- Blu-ray

**ALL NEW Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features **:

  • INTRODUCTION BY JOHN LASSETER
  • FILMMAKERS ROUND TABLE
    • Filmmakers John Lasseter, Kevin Reher, Darla Anderson and Andrew Stanton take a journey back 10 years from when the theatrical release first premiered and discuss what advances Pixar has made in technology, story telling and the overall filmmaking process.
      A BUG S LIFE: THE FIRST DRAFT
    • Existing storyboards from Pixar s original story treatment brought to life by animating them.
    • STORY TREATMENT INTRO BY JOHN LASSETER WDSHE A Bug s Life BD, p. 3
  • BD-LIVE FEATURES
    • Movie Chat
    • Movie Mail
    • Movie Challenge
    • Movie Reward
    • Avatars
Plus Original DVD Bonus Features:
  • Pixar Animation Studios Academy Award®-winning Best Animated Short Film, Geri s Game
  • A Walt Disney Silly Symphony - Grasshopper and the Ants (1934)
  • Director Commentary
  • Story and Editorial
  • Storyboard To Film Comparison
  • Outtakes
  • Behind the Scenes of "A Bug's Life
  • Character Interviews
  • And much, much more!
DISC 2
  • DisneyFile Digital Copy of the movie - iTunes and Windows Media formats


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Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment, a recognized leader in the home entertainment industry, is the marketing, sales and distribution company for Walt Disney, Touchstone, Hollywood Pictures, Miramax and Buena Vista product, which includes DVD, Blu-ray Disc® and electronic distribution. Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is a division of The Walt Disney Studios. Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. Creator of some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including Toy Story, Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, Ratatouille, and most recently, WALL"E. The Northern California studio has won 21 Academy Awards® and its nine films have grossed more than $4.5 billion at the worldwide box office to date. The next film release from Disney"Pixar is UP (May 29, 2009).