2012/10/04 17:20:38 UTC

ParaNorman: Blu-ray/DVD Release Date and Bonus Features

**Updated with special features** After its successful theatrical run wraps up in the very near future, ParaNorman will be making its way to Blu-ray/DVD this November. According to THR, the movie will be released on November 27th to Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD, digital download, and VOD. ParaNorman is still playing in theaters across the country and has earned over $53 million since opening on August 17th. Here is the list of special features that will be included on the Blu-ray version, courtesy of Blu-ray.com:

  • Preliminary Animatic Sequences: With commentary from Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.
  • Peering Through the Veil: A special behind-the-scenes glimpse into the creation of the weird and wonderful world of ParaNorman from building the characters to voicing them.
  • Featurettes: Seven short segments showcasing Norman and his extraordinarily unusual costars.
  • Feature Commentary: With Director Sam Fell and Writer/Director Chris Butler.
  • BD-Live: Access the BD-Live™ Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!
  • Ultraviolet Digital Copy

“The new 3D stop-motion comedy thriller from animation company LAIKA, reteaming the company with Focus Features after the groundbreaking Academy Award-nominated “Coraline.” “ParaNorman” is, following “Coraline,” the company’s second stop-motion animated feature to be made in 3D. In “ParaNorman,” a small town comes under siege by zombies. Who can it call? Only misunderstood local boy Norman (voiced by Kodi Smit-McPhee), who is able to speak with the dead. In addition to the zombies, he’ll have to take on ghosts, witches and, worst, of all, grown-ups, to save his town from a centuries-old curse. But this young ghoul whisperer may find his paranormal activities pushed to their otherworldly limits.”

ParaNorman was written/co-directed by Chris Butler, co-directed by Sam Fell, and has a voice cast that includes Casey Affleck, Tempestt Bledsoe, Alex Borstein, Jodelle Ferland, John Goodman, Bernard Hill, Anna Kendrick, Leslie Mann, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Kodi Smit-McPhee, and Elaine Stritch.

We’ve included a clip below that did not make it into the final movie and thought ParaNorman/Night of the Living Dead fans would enjoy it. For more of our recent ParaNorman coverage, visit the following articles:

Source: THR
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