BEVERLY HILLS, CA — Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company announced today the 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD release of the all-new animated family comedy, Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil, heading to retail on August 16, 2011.Â Directed by Mike Disa and produced by Kanbar Entertainment, the team that brought you the original Hoodwinked! film, Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil is based on the beloved classic children’s fairy tale Red Riding Hood.Â The sequel features the voices of an all-star ensemble cast including Hayden Panettiere, Glenn Close, JoanCusack, Bill Hader, Amy Poehler, Patrick Warburton, David Alan Grier, Andy Dick, Brad Garrett, Martin Short, Heidi Klum, Wayne Newton, Cheech Marin and Tommy Chong.Â Â Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil is available for a SRP of $39.99 for the 3D Blu-ray 4-Pack, which includes a 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray, standard definition DVD, and Digital Copy of the film; $34.99 for the Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack; and $29.98 for the standard definition DVD.
Here’s what the critics have to say about Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil:Â “Hilarious!” (Nell Minow The Chicago Sun-Times)Â “Innovative! A superb sequel and entertaining treat for the whole family.” (Judith Manigault, Family Media)Â “A procession of pop-culture send-ups delivered at light speed, interspersed with affirmative messages about exercise, proper diet and — so refreshing in this kind of movie — girl power.” (The New York Times)
The good… the bad… the Twitchy.Â Hoodwinked Too! Hood Vs. Evil finds our heroine, Red (Hayden Panettiere), training with a mysterious covert group called the Sisters of the Hood.Â But Red is forced to cut her training short when she gets an urgent call from NickyFlippers (David Ogden Stiers), the head of the super secret Happily Ever After Agency, aka the HEA.Â A wicked witch (Joan Cusack) has abducted two innocent children, Hansel (Bill Hader) and Gretel (Amy Poehler), and Nicky needs the whole Hoodwinked gang — Red, Granny (Glenn Close), the ever-clueless Wolf (Patrick Warburton) and his over-caffeinated little partner, Twitchy (Cory Edwards) — for the search and rescue mission.