“WOODY WOODPECKER” AVAILABLE ON DVD, DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND FEBRUARY 6, 2018

UNIVERSAL 1440 ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS WOODPECKER IN THE ALL-NEW HILAROUS COMEDY THAT COMBINES LIVE ACTION AND ANIMATION

WOODY WOODPECKER

AVAILABLE ON DVD, DIGITAL AND ON DEMAND FEBRUARY 6, 2018

Universal City, CA, December 13, 2017 – Chaos ensues in the all-new family comedy, Woody Woodpecker, coming to DVD, Digital and On Demand on February 6, 2018, from Universal 1440 Entertainment, a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The film blends live action and CGI animation to tell the crazy and humorous story of an all-out turf war between the mischievous prankster and a big city lawyer who wants to build his dream home in Woody’s backyard. Directed by Alex Zamm (Inspector Gadget 2, The Little Rascals Save the Day), Woody Woodpecker stars Timothy Omundson (“Psych”), Thaila Ayala (“Rio Heat”), Graham Verchere (“Fargo”) Jordana Largy (Monster Trucks) and Eric Bauza (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water), as the voice of Woody. The Woody Woodpecker  DVD and digital features deleted scenes and an exclusive inside look at the making of the film as well as the evolution of Woody’s iconic cartoon character.

Woody Woodpecker is back with his signature laugh, wacky antics and wisecracks in his first ever live-action/animated film. Woody must protect his forest home from Lance Walters (Omundson), who starts building his dream mansion in the forest with his son, Tommy (Verchere), and fiancée, Vanessa (Ayala). To make matters worse, Woody must avoid the clutches of two grizzly poachers. With a series of crazy hijinks to sabotage their plans, Woody proves he’ll stop at nothing to defend his turf. Get ready for laughs in this hilarious comedy about everyone’s favorite woodpecker!

Woody Woodpecker is a legendary icon created by Walter Lantz in 1940. Woody Woodpecker & Friends have entertained kids for more than 75 years! Woody Woodpecker cartoons appeared in theaters until they debuted on television in 1957. Woody’s popularity resulted in new shows airing across several decades. “The Woody Woodpecker Show” has been broadcast in over 155 territories and 105 languages worldwide. He is one of the most memorable cartoon characters in animation history, featuring the little red –headed bird with the unforgettable laugh, who’s forever pecking his way out of trouble. Woody has evolved from a cartoon TV character to a Pop Culture Icon with his fearlessness, crazy antics and smarts.

BONUS FEATURES on DVD and Digital

  • Guess Who? The Evolution of Woody – Woody Woodpecker is one of the world’s most iconic animated characters. In this featurette, we explore how Woody’s look and personality have changed since his introduction in 1940.
  • The Making of Woody Woodpecker – Filmmakers and cast discuss why this version of the Woody character is so appealing and how his brand of physical humor translates across audiences.
  • Working with Woody – Filmmakers, cast and crew reveal the specific challenges of filming a movie whose main character is CGI.
Woody Woodpecker will be available on DVD and Digital.
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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Timothy Omundson, Thaila Ayala, Graham Verchere, Eric Bauza
Casting By: Lisa London, CSA, Catherine Stroud, CSA, Sean Cossey, CSA, JJ Ogilvy
Costume Designer: Sheila White
Music By: Chris Hajian
Edited By: Heath Ryan
Production Designer: Tony Devenyi
Director of Photography: Barry Donlevy
Co-Producers: Greg Holstein, Alex Zamm
Produced By: Mike Elliott
Based on the Character “Woody Woodpecker” Created By: Walter Lantz
Screenplay By: William Robertson & Alex Zamm
Story By: William Robertson & Alex Zamm and Daniel Altiere & Steven Altiere
Directed By: Alex ZammTECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: February 6, 2018
Copyright: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 63175473/ 63175474 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: PG for some action, rude humor and language
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French Canadian, French European, Latin American Spanish
Sound: English, French European, Latin American Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour, 33 minutesAbout Universal 1440 Entertainment, LLC:

The Universal 1440 Entertainment banner develops and produces live-action and animated non-theatrical productions directly for distribution in all media worldwide. Since its formation in 2005, the group has assembled an exceptional roster of animated family fare, including the Daytime Emmy®-winning Curious George television series for PBS Kids and Hulu; as well as the beloved The Land Before Time film series and the all-new animated family film Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas is You. The group also has successfully built upon some of Universal’s highly celebrated live-action, comedy and drama franchises, Scorpion King, Jarhead, American Pie, Honey and Bring It On as well as the terrifying Chucky movies.  Projects currently readying for release include the newest installment of the epic sci-fi adventure hit Tremors, the next chapter in the gritty action franchise Death Race and an adaptation of Bruce Coville’s intergalactic classic Aliens Ate My Homework.

Universal 1440 Entertainment is a production entity of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (www.uphe.com). Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios. Universal Studios is part of NBCUniversal. NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

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PLAN YOUR NEXT HOLIDAY PARTY WITH COCINA
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¡Feliz Navidad! Add a Latin spin to your next dinner party with these vibrant recipes from Cocina, the first online food destination dedicated to celebrating the Latin lifestyle through its vast culinary culture and libations. You’ll impress all of your dinner party guests with these beautiful treats and mouthwatering recipes.

 

‘Tis the season for spreading cheer and sharing recipes. We’ve included some of our holiday favorites below and you can find more at www.wearecocina.com!

 

MEXICAN CHOCOLATE SNOWMAN CAKE
It’s almost too cute to eat! Learn how to make this fun and delicious snowman cake using regular chocolate cake mix and ground Mexican chocolate.
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HOLIDAY EMPANADAS
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COLOMBIAN HOMINY AND PORK STEW
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THE MISTLETOE
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About COCINA:
We LOVE food and we are incredibly excited to bring you even more amazing recipes, riveting stories from Latin countries and culture, and highlight local chefs and personalities with contrasting backgrounds. Be sure to check out https://wearecocina.com/ for a year-round celebration of all things Latin-flavored, so pull up a chair, relax, and get ready for the first bite—the food is on us.

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Nickelodeon’s “Nella The Princess Knight” available on DVD January 30th

Journey to a Far Away Kingdom with Nella,
Nickelodeon’s Brave Young Heroine
 
NELLA THE PRINCESS KNIGHT
Available on DVD January 30, 2018
NEW YORK – December 6, 2017 – Nickelodeon’s unconventional princess, Nella, is bringing action-packed adventures into homes with her first DVD release, Nella the Princess Knight, featuring eight exciting episodes from the show’s first season. On January 30th, 2018, fans can join Nella on daring quests as she transforms into a princess knight and courageously defends her kingdom. Whether she’s searching for a lost invitation or rescuing a phoenix, Nella is always ready to stand up for what’s right.
Nella the Princess Knight is produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media distribution and will be available on DVD January 30, 2018 for the suggested retail price of $10.99.
Nella the Princess Knight contains the following episodes:
  • Princess Nella’s Orc-hestra
  • That’s What Best Friends Are For
  • Big Birthday Surprise
  • Sir Clod
  • The Blaine Game
  • Knightly Knight Dragons
  • Inside and Seek
  • Up All Knight
Nella the Princess Knight fast facts:
Street Date: January 30, 2018
Catalog: 59194146000 (US); 59194149000 (CAN)
Running Time: 88 Minutes
Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish and French Stereo
S.R.P.: $10.99

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