Burbank, Calif. (September 9, 2011) — Walt Disney Studios proudly invites families and audiences of all ages to return to the Hundred Acre Wood with some of the worldâ€Ÿs most beloved characters, as Winnie the Pooh, the delightful all-new animated feature film comes home to Blu-ray Combo Pack for the very first time, as well as DVD and Movie Download on October 25, 2011. Reuniting audiences with Pooh, Tigger, Rabbit, Piglet, Owl, Kanga, Roo and last, but certainly not least, Eeyore (who has lost his tail), Winnie the Pooh is a honey of an in-home release containing hours of immersive bonus features, including exclusive animated shorts The Ballad of Nessie and Mini-Adventures of Winnie the Pooh: The Balloon; a sing-along viewing option; an informative behind-the-scenes featurette for the whole family and deleted scenes with director commentary — all available on Blu-ray Combo Pack.
Inspired by the beloved stories from A.A. Milne’s books and crafted in Disneyâ€Ÿs classic style, Winnie the Pooh, is the most critically-acclaimed animated film of 2011*. It is narrated by the voice of John Cleese and features the vocal talents of legendary voice actor Jim Cummings (over 350 voices including Gnomeo & Juliet) and a host of other distinctive actors including Craig Ferguson (TV’s The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson), Tom Kenny (TV’s SpongeBob SquarePants), Bud Luckey (Toy Story 3) and musical performances by Zooey Deschanel (indie folk band She & Him).
* RottenTomatoes.com, as of 9/9/2011
The all-new Winnie the Pooh brings back to life the timeless charm, wit and whimsy of the original featurettes and characters. Sure to become a family favorite for every household, it is directed by Stephen Anderson (Meet The Robinsons) and Don Hall (The Princess and The Frog) and Executive Produced by John Lasseter.