GLENDALE, CA (November 16, 2010) – The wait is finally ogre as audiences celebrate the arrival of Shrek Forever After the final chapter of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) legendary Shrek franchise on Tuesday, December 7th. The beloved green ogre will go on to live happily ever after as all four films debut together for the first time ever on dazzling Blu-ray in Shrek: The Whole Story with a special introductory price as low as $44.99 for a very limited time—making the box set an ideal and affordable holiday gift for everyone on your list.
Remastered for the most brilliant viewing experience and featuring uncompressed audio with two extra channels to provide an accurate spatial representation of the the theatrical sound mix in the home, this must-own collection encompasses the entire laugh-filled saga from the hilarious beginning to the magical and heartwarming end, delivering over 13 hours of extraordinary entertainment.
And the fairy tale ending gets even better. Shrek: The Whole Story also includes
Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular, a brand new, holiday program that comes free with the purchase of the box set. The perfect holiday treat for the whole family, Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular features sing-alongs with your favorite characters as they perform holiday classics with Shrek-ized lyrics, as well as “Shrek’s Yule Log,” which features over 25 uproarious character appearances in front of a crackling virtual fireplace.
Additionally, the final chapter, Shrek Forever After, will debut in several configurations: DVD/Blu-ray combo and DreamWorks Animation’s signature Double DVD Pack, both of which include the all-new Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular. Plus, both the DVD/Blu-ray Combo and Double DVD pack include hours of bonus features such as deleted scenes, secrets of Shrek Forever After, a look at “Shrek The Musical,” more holiday music, a 12 Days of Christmas pop-up book, interactive games and so much more.
DreamWorks’ SHREK: THE WHOLE STORY Blu-ray Box SetFor the first time ever, the entire Shrek saga is available in one complete set with hours of all-new bonus material and a brand new, free holiday program, Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular:
Shrek The Third
Shrek Forever After
DreamWorks’ SHREK FOREVER AFTER DVD/Blu-ray Combo
The Shrek Forever After DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack allows you to watch the final chapter in standard or high definition with these exciting bonus features:
Disc One (DVD):
Disc Two (Blu-ray):
DREAMWORKS’ SHREK FOREVER AFTER SYNOPSIS
It started with a loveable ogre…who befriended a talking donkey…and rescued a beautiful princess in the unforgettable story that broke the mold for all animated films to follow. Now comes SHREK FOREVER AFTER, the hilarious and fitting finale to the record-breaking, Oscar®-winning movie phenomenon.
Longing for the days when he was a “real ogre,” Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back…but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey suddenly can’t remember his best friend; Fiona is now a tough warrior princess; and Puss in Boots is one fat cat! Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract and restore happily FOREVER after to close the final chapter.
DREAMWORKS’ SHREK FOREVER AFTER CAST
Shrek Forever After boasts a fairy-tale line-up of voice talent, including Mike Myers,
Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Jon Hamm,
Jane Lynch, Craig Robinson, Kathy Griffin,
DREAMWORKS’ DONKEY’S CHRISTMAS SHREKTACULAR SYNOPSIS
Deck the halls with Donkey’s laughter in this all-new crazy and colorful collection of animated Christmas goodies and hilarious holiday surprises. Donkey presents his very own caroling stage show featuring his Far Far Away pals in this merry, musical treat with all the trimmings! Join in the fun as they bring their own Shrektacular spirit to festive holiday songs, a fun Donkey Decoration scramble, and a hilarious Yule Log video that’s so funny… it’s on fire.
About DreamWorks Animation
DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® Magazine for two consecutive years. In 2010, DreamWorks Animation ranks #6 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are now being produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 21 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of
About Paramount Home Entertainment
Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.
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DREAMWORKS’ SHREK FOREVER AFTER SPECIFICATIONS
Street date: December 7, 2010
Runtime: 93 minutes
Blu-ray: 1080p high definition
Blu-ray Sound: English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD
French 5.1 Dolby Digital
Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital
English Audio Description
Blu-ray Subtitles: English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese
DVD Aspect Ratio: Widescreen version Enhanced for 16x9 televisions
DVD Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
English Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround Sound
French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
English Audio Description
DVD Subtitles: English, French and Spanish
U.S. Rating: PG for mild action, some rude humor and brief language
Canadian Rating: PG for violence
“This is the part where you run away.” – Shrek