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Disney and Creative Genius Tim Burton (Creator of “The Nightmare Before
) Proudly Announce the Home Entertainment Debut Of

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Including an All-New Short “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”
and Burton’s Original Live-Action “Frankenweenie” Short!


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BURBANK, Calif. November 30, 2012— Disney and creative genius Tim Burton (creator of “The Nightmare Before Christmas”)
proudly announce the home entertainment debut of “Frankenweenie” arriving as a 4-Disc Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital and On Demand—January 8, 2013.

A must-add to any Tim Burton collection, the hilarious 3D stop-motion animated masterpiece is filled with quirky characters and unexpected twists. Boasting an electrifying variety of bonus materials, the 4-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy) includes an all-new original short “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”; an exciting behind-the-scenes featurette with Tim Burton “Miniatures in Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ to Life”; a showcase of the film’s touring exhibit, “‘Frankenweenie’ Touring Exhibit”; Tim Burton’s live-action short of the same name, and more.

The Blu-ray Combo Pack’s spectacular picture and sound enhances the tale of a boy who uses the power of science to bring his beloved dog back to life … and a whole town faces the unexpected and electrifying truth of what happens when monstrous experiments run wild!

“Frankenweenie” features an all-star cast including the voices of Emmy Award®-winner Catherine O’Hara, Tony Award®-winner Martin Short, Academy Award®-winner Martin Landau, Charlie Tahan, Atticus Shaffer, Robert Capron, Conchata Ferrell and Golden Globe®-winner Winona Ryder.

From Disney and creative genius Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas”) comes the hilarious and offbeat “Frankenweenie,” a heartwarming tale about a boy and his dog. After unexpectedly losing his beloved dog Sparky, young Victor harnesses the power of science to bring his best friend back to life—with just a few minor adjustments. He tries to hide his home-sewn creation, but when Sparky gets out, Victor’s fellow students, teachers and the entire town learn that getting a new ‘leash on life’ can be monstrous.

Complete with electrifying bonus features, “Frankenweenie” is alive with enchanting excitement in eye-popping Blu-ray 3D.

4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy)—Includes:
• All New Original Short: “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”—An exciting all-new short featuring Victor and Sparky’s home movie.
• “Miniatures In Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ To Life”—Viewers get an in-depth tour of the London set that includes never-before-seen footage showcasing the hundreds of artists who worked on the film.
• “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit—Allows audiences to explore the artistry of the film’s puppets,
sets and props in a showcase that’s traveling the world.
• “Frankenweenie” Original Live Action Short—Burton’s original live-action short film.
• Music Video—“Pet Sematary” performed by Plain White T’s

2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD) -- Includes: All 4-Disc bonus features
• “Captain Sparky vs The Flying Saucers”
• “Miniatures In Motion: Bringing ‘Frankenweenie’ To Life”
• “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit
• “Frankenweenie” (original Live-Action Short)
• “Pet Sematary” Music Video performed by Plain White T’s

1-Disc DVD
• “Frankenweenie” Touring Exhibit
• “Pet Sematary” Music Video performed by Plain White T’s

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Street Date: January 8, 2013
Direct Pre-Book: November 13, 2012
Distributor Pre-Book: November 27, 2012, 2012
Release Formats & Suggested Retail Pricing:
4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack = $49.99 US/$56.99 Canada
2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack = $39.99 US/$46.99 Canada
1-Disc DVD = $29.99 US/$35.99 Canada
Digital and On-Demand = Consumers should check with their television provider or preferred digital retailer for pricing
Feature Run Time: 87 Minutes
Ratings: U.S.: PG /Canada: PG / Bonus Features Not Rated
Aspect Ratio:
Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray: 1080p High Definition Widescreen (1.85:1)
DVD: Widescreen (1.85:1) Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions
Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray: English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 7.1 DTS-HDHR, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
DVD: English, French, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital
Language Tracks: English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles

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Posted November 30, 2012.