The critically-acclaimed, Oscar-winning movie The Muppets has just come out on Blu-ray and DVD. Starring Jason Segel, Academy Award-nominee Amy Adams, favorite celebrity couple Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy and Walter, the latest addition to the Muppet family, The Muppets is a movie the entire family can enjoy together. The in-home release includes the DVD and digital soundtrack packaged together and a ‘Wocka Wocka Value Pack,’ which contains the movie in Blu-ray high definition, DVD and Digital Copy (three discs), plus a download card which allows fans to own all the songs including Bret McKenzie’s Oscar-winning “Man or Muppet,” from the film’s soundtrack.
Bonnie Laufer from Tribute had the opportunity to talk to Kermit and his new pal Walter via satellite from New York about what fans can expect from the blu-ray, what it was like winning an Oscar, how Walter is keeping his fame in check and much more.
BLU RAY AND DVD EXTRAS:
3-Disc ‘Wocka Wocka Value Pack’
(1-Disc Blu-ray + 1-Disc DVD + Digital Copy + Soundtrack Digital Download Card)
- The Longest Blooper Reel Ever Made (In Muppet History–We Think) – A laugh out loud look at the actors’ funny gaffs and gags from behind the scenes of making The Muppets.
- Intermission – Groundbreaking Blu-ray feature. Pausing a movie will never be this much fun, as the Muppets take over the screen every time you stop the disc.
- Scratching The Surface: A Hasty Examination of the Making of Disney’s “The Muppets.” The cast and crew take a behind-the-scenes look at making Muppet and movie history.
- Explaining Evil: The Full Tex Richman Song. Rapping his way through the story of his miserable life, Tex tells audiences why he turned out to be such a rotten guy.
- A Little Screen Test on the way to the Read Through. This hilarious footage follows the Muppet gang as they go to their first table reading of the script.
- Eight Deleted Scenes
- Audio Commentary with Jason Segel, James Bobin and Nicholas Stoller.
The Combo Pack also comes with the popular theatrical spoof trailers and The Complete Soundtrack.
2-Disc Combo Pack (1-Disc Blu-ray + 1 Disc DVD) includes all of the above plus: “Hidden Easter Eggs”
1-Disc DVD + Soundtrack Digital Download Card includes The Longest Blooper Reel Ever Made (In Muppet History–We Think) and the complete soundtrack
1-Disc DVD includes The Longest Blooper Reel Ever Made (In Muppet History–We Think)
Digital Bonus Exclusive includes Inside Walter’s Trailer. Take a peek inside Walter’s star trailer as he prepares to play his big role.
~Bonnie Laufer Krebs