PR: "The Jungle Book 2" Comes to Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital on March 18, 2014
The Timeless Tale of Adventure, Friendship and Fun Continues!
THE JUNGLE BOOK 2
The adventure continues on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital on March 18th
Synopsis: Experience the wonder of this timeless tale as you reunite with your favorite characters and meet new friends. Disney’s beloved movie classic continues in this new digital master of The Jungle Book 2 – on Blu-ray for the first time, and wilder than ever in breathtaking high definition!
Now that Mowgli’s living in the “man-village,” he cherishes his new best friend and little brother, but he still has that jungle rhythm in his heart. He misses hanging out with happy-go-lucky Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther. Yearning for freedom, Mowgli runs off into the jungle – and encounters his enemy Shere Khan! This time, he’ll need both his new human family and his old jungle friends to help save the day.
Packed with humor, suspense and fun, this thrilling musical adventure will be on of the “Bare Necessities” of your Disney movie collection!
Cast: John Goodman (Monsters, Inc., The Big Lebowski) as Baloo, Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense, A.I. Artificial Intelligence) as Mowgli, Mae Whitman (Independence Day, The Perks of Being a Wallflower) as Shanti, Connor Funk (The Jungle Book 2) as Ranjan, Bob Joles (Puss in Boots, The Lion King 1 1/2 ) as Bagheera, Tony Jay (Beauty and The Beast, The Hunchback of Notre Dame) as Shere Khan, Phil Collins (Tarzan, Brother Bear) as Lucky
Director: Steve Trenbirth (The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride, Aladdin and the King of Thieves)
Producers: Christopher Chase (Enchanted, Tarzan), Mary Thorne (Cinderella II: Dreams Come True, The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning)
Writers: Karl Geurs – screenplay (Pooh’s Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin), Carter Crocker (Return to Never Land, Pooh’s Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin), Evan Spiliotopoulos (The Lion King 1 1/2, Battle for Terra), David Reynolds (Finding Nemo, A Bug’s Life), Roger S.H. Schulman (Shrek, Jonas), Tom Rogers – additional written material (The Emperor’s New Groove 2: Kronk’s New Groove, The Lion King 1 1/2)
Release Date: March 18, 2014 (Direct Pre-book: 1/21; Distributor Pre-book: 2/4)
- DELETED SCENES – On-camera intros to each song with EVP, Sharon Morrill and SVP/Music, Matt Walker. “I GOT YOU BEAT” song cut to storyboard & “BRAVER” song cut to storyboard
- MUSIC AND MORE – Sing Along with the movie & music videos: “JUNGLE RHYTHM” and “W-I-L-D”
- BACKSTAGE DISNEY – Synopsis of The Original Movie – The Jungle Book (short recap of the first story) & The Legacy of The Jungle Book – discover how the original animated film influenced the look, feel and story of the new movie
Ratings: G in U.S. & Canada (Bonus materials not rated)
Feature Run Time: 72 minutes
Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1
Audio: Blu-ray: 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (English); Dolby® Digital 2.0 (English); Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound (French and Spanish) & DVD: Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound (English, French and Spanish)
Languages/Subtitles: English, French and Spanish