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FOX’S LIVE EXTRAS OPENS THE VIEWING EXPERIENCE TO A WHOLE NEW WORLD WITH THE BLU-RAY LAUNCH OF PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS: THE LIGHTNING THIEF

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief

Unlock Exciting Content Through Internet Connected Blu-ray Players For Several Fox Family Favorites Including The Fantastic Mr. Fox and Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs

LOS ANGELES, CA (June 28, 2010) – Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment continues to offer fans new and exciting material through LIVE EXTRAS, expanding with the Blu-ray release of Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Launching on June 29, consumers that purchase the disc will be able to access exclusive never-before-seen clips via their network connected Blu-ray player and BD-Live. Additionally, some of the studios biggest family hits will debut all-new content through the LIVE EXTRAS program including Fantastic Mr. Fox, Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and Tooth Fairy.

Innovative, clever and easy to use, LIVE EXTRAS opens a gateway for fans to see the newest content the studio has to offer for movies in theaters and on Blu-ray at no additional cost. Simply insert the disc into a BD-Live enabled player, internet access the main menu and the fantastic new footage will be just a few short clicks away. This is only the beginning as Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment will continue to expand the BD-Live experience throughout the year by releasing all-new extras for some of their classic horror, action and comedy titles. “We are just scratching the surface on how a Blu-ray player can enhance the consumer’s experience in the home, said Mary Daily, Executive Vice President, Marketing, North America for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. “LIVE EXTRAS opens a doorway to an innovative experience that can only be possible through Blu-ray.”

The LIVE EXTRAS on the Blu-ray release of Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief will include the featurette entitled “Demigods At Work & Play: Inside the Lotus Land Casino” which provides an inside look at the lavish set design with the film’s young cast. Featurettes now available for the “legacy” titles will include a mock featurette with Stephen Merchant from Tooth Fairy, an interview with Jason Schwartzman from the London premiere of The Fantastic Mr. Fox, a hilarious featurette with Thomas Lennon and Robert Ben Garant reprising their roles as The Wright Brothers from Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and a behind-the-scenes look at the thrilling climax of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs.

The Percy Jackson & The Olympians will be available June 29 for a suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada. All other “legacy” titles are currently available everywhere on Blu-ray, also for the suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada.


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A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Digital Copy as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets -- from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce - throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.