“Kung Fu Panda 2″ Coming to DVD on December 13, 2011

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Kung Fu Panda 2, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.‘s spectacular follow up to the Academy Award®-nominated original debuts on Blu-ray and DVD on Panda 2sday, December 13, 2011.  Combining non-stop action, beautiful storytelling and stunning animation, the “winning sequel” (USA Today) delighted viewers of all ages with its engaging story that is both “hilarious and full of heart” (WABC-TV).  The film earned more than $650 million at the global box office, making it one of the top five films of the year worldwide.  In addition to the smash hit film, the Kung Fu Panda 2 Awesome Packs feature the exclusive debut of the all-new Po adventure Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters plus two free memberships to the popular online game universe Kung Fu Panda World. Packed with even more panda-rific bonus features, the Kung Fu Panda 2 Awesome Packs will be available with expected pricing as low as $25 on DVD and $30 on Blu-ray.  Consumers who purchase this DreamWorks Animation signature entertainment experience on Panda 2sday will get both an awesome and affordable holiday gift — over $75 in value.

In the action-filled companion story Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters, Po and the Furious Five uncover the legend of three of kung fu’s greatest heroes: Master Thundering Rhino, Master Storming Ox and Master Croc.  Kids can then follow in Po’s footsteps to become a kung fu master with Kung Fu Panda World, the virtual online game universe where kids create avatars, play games with their favorite characters, win points towards earning a kung fu black belt, chat with friends and more.

Featuring an all-star cast of voice talent including Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, Lucy Liu, David Cross, Michelle Yeoh, Danny McBride and Jean-Claude Van Damme, Kung Fu Panda 2 will also be available on a single-disc DVD and in the Kung Fu Panda Collection on either DVD or Blu-ray, which includes both movies, Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters, two free online game memberships to Kung Fu Panda World, and loads of additional fun.

DreamWorks Animation’s Kung Fu Panda 2 Awesome Double DVD Pack

The Kung Fu Panda 2 Awesome Double DVD Pack delivers a punch with smashing features including:

Disc 1:

  • “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness”–See the debut of an episode of Nickelodeon’s brand new television series.
  • Kickin’ It with the Cast–Meet the new faces who have joined Po’s journey including Gary Oldman, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Victor Garber and Michelle Yeoh and catch up with the returning cast.
  • Deleted Scenes–Check out three scenes with director Jennifer Yuh Nelson.
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary–Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, producer Melissa Cobb, production designer Raymond Zibach and supervising animator, kung fu choreographer and story artist Rodolphe Guenoden discuss the making of the film.
  • World of DreamWorks Animation–Enjoy promos and more.
  • Previews
  • Sneak Peek–A first look at DreamWorks Animation’s How To Train Your Dragon Arena Spectacular.

Disc 2:

Kung Fu Panda: Secrets of the Masters– Po’s all-new adventure.

Additional bonus features:

  • Panda Stories–A look at the animals that inspired Kung Fu Panda and footage of Jack Black’s visit to the Atlanta Zoo to meet Po’s real-life namesake.
  • Kung Fu Shuffle–Master Shifu teaches the best way to find a hidden radish in an update of the classic shell game.
  • Ni Hao–Learn Chinese!  Choose from more than 50 Kung Fu Panda-inspired words and learn how to say and draw the symbol in Chinese.
  • DVD-ROM:
    • Legend of the Wu Sisters Game–This exciting game features the three feline villains from Secrets of the Masters.
    • Printables–Coloring pages, connect the dots, 3D fortune tellers, stand-up 3D characters, pencil toppers and mazes!

Kung Fu Panda World:

  • Get two free memberships–each good for game play through April 2012 and valued at $5.95 each per month–to the online virtual game world where kids create avatars, play games with their favorite characters, win points towards earning a kung fu black belt, chat with friends and more!  Membership codes must be redeemed by and free membership will expire on 4/30/12.  Additional restrictions apply.

DreamWorks Animation‘s KUNG FU PANDA 2 Awesome Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Pack

The Kung Fu Panda 2 Awesome Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Pack includes the following:

Disc 1 (Blu-ray):

Kung Fu Panda 2

Kung Fu Panda:  Secrets of the Masters

Blu-ray Exclusive bonus features:

  • Animation Inspiration–Follow Po and the Furious Five on their journey throughout China!  See footage of real locations that served as inspiration for the film and learn fun, kid-friendly facts about China.
  • The Animators’ Corner–Features interviews with creators, animators, cast and crew, along with storyboards, music and commentary.
  • Trivia Track–Pop up trivia, Po style.

Additional bonus features:

  • “Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness”
  • Kickin’ It with the Cast
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Panda Stories
  • Kung Fu Shuffle
  • Ni Hao
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • World of DreamWorks Animation
  • Previews
  • Sneak Peek

Disc 2 (DVD):

Kung Fu Panda 2

Digital Copy

Kung Fu Panda World:

  • Get two free memberships–each good for game play through April 2012 and valued at $5.95 each per month–to the online virtual game world where kids create avatars, play games with their favorite characters, win points towards earning a kung fu black belt, chat with friends and more!  Membership codes must be redeemed by and free membership will expire on 4/30/12.  Additional restrictions apply.
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