Mmmm... Movie! The Simpsons Movie



    Hold on to Your Donuts... America's Favorite Family's Big Screen Debut
Arrives Worldwide on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc This December from Twentieth Century
Fox Home Entertainment

    Special Features Include Audio Commentaries, Deleted Scenes, Promotional
Spots and Much More!

    ''Two Thumbs Up'' -- EBERT & ROEPER

    ''Hurray For Homer. Long May He Rave'' -- WALL STREET JOURNAL.COM

    CENTURY CITY, CALIF., September 25 /CNW/ - It takes a feature-length film
to fully capture Homer Simpson's stupidity and The Simpsons Movie does it! One
of the top grossing films of all time, The Simpsons Movie has generated more
than $500 million globally and will be available worldwide on DVD and Blu-Ray
Disc (BD) Internationally on December 3 and in North America on December 18
from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

    "One of the best movies of the year" (Washington Post), The Simpsons
Movie stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith,
Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden and Tress MacNeille. Additionally,
The Simpsons Movie also features the guest voice talents of Oscar nominee
Albert Brooks, rock band Green Day and two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks.

    In the long anticipated film Time Magazine said was "well worth waiting
for," The Simpsons Movie finds the fate of Springfield - the suburban setting
that has been home to "The Simpsons" clan for more than 18 years - hanging in
the balance when Homer and his new pet pig inadvertently cause a major
ecological disaster in their hometown. Forced to flee, it is up to the paunchy
patriarch to save his family, the Springfield community and possibly... the
world.

    The Simpsons Movie was produced by the series' executive producer James
L. Brooks, series creator Matt Groening, current show runner Al Jean, Mike
Scully and Richard Sakai. "The Simpsons" series' veterans Ian Maxtone-Graham,
George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder and Jon
Vitti joined Brooks, Groening, Jean and Scully to write the eagerly
anticipated script, and David Silverman (Monsters Inc.) directed.

    The Simpsons Movie DVD is loaded with bonus features including
commentaries with "Simpsons" writers/producers, actors and directors, numerous
deleted scenes and promotional spots including The Simpsons Judge American
Idol and Homer's Monologue On The Tonight Show. The Simpsons Movie single disc
DVD will be available at a suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S./$43.48
Canada. Fans can also see The Simpsons like never before when The Simpsons
Movie is released day-and-date in high-def format on Blu-Ray Disc (BD) priced
at $39.98 U.S./$49.98 Canada.

    North America Marketing Support:

    TCFHE will support the The Simpsons Movie DVD release with a massive
multi-million dollar marketing, promotions and media campaign targeting the
key demographics of adults 18-49, with a focus on males 13-34, via pre-street
awareness that will extend through the Q4 holiday season. In addition to
innovative in-store promotional support, a majority of the media spend will go
toward national television and online outlets. The release will also be
supported by an extensive publicity campaign targeting men, women, teens and
families via broadcast and print feature placements and news generating stunts
and events.

    International Releases:

    Complete title configurations, marketing support and exact release dates
will be announced by individual territories.

    The Simpsons Movie DVD Specifics:

    The Simpsons Movie DVD is presented in North America in widescreen
format, featuring English Dolby Surround 5.1 sound, Spanish and French Dolby
Surround and English and Spanish subtitles.

    Worldwide special features include:

    
    -- Commentary by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Mike
       Scully, David Silverman, Dan Castellaneta, and joined by Yeardley
       Smith

    -- Directors Commentary by David Silverman, Mike B. Anderson, Steven
       Dean Moore and Rich Moore

    -- Deleted scenes
        -- Russ Cargill - "Levels"
        -- Springfield News
        -- DMV
        -- Sausage Truck
        -- Emperor Moe
        -- Alternate Ending

    -- Special Stuff
        -- Homer's Monologue On The Tonight Show
        -- The Simpsons Judge American Idol
        -- Homer Introduces American Idol
        -- Let's All Go To The Lobby
        -- Alternate Character Designs by the Directors and Matt Groening
    

    Blu-Ray Disc Specs:

    The Simpsons Movie BD release will be authored in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG
4 compression) on a dual-layer 50 GB disc with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless
Master Audio plus English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital sound. The
disc will feature all of the above special features in high-def.

    A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home
Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution
company for all Fox film and television programming on VHS, DVD and Blu-ray
Disc (BD) as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also
releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year
TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it
services to retail outlets - from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to
specialty stores and e-commerce - throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox
Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film
Corporation, a News Corporation company.

    The Simpsons is a Gracie Films Production in association with 20th
Century Fox Television.

    North America press materials available for download at
www.foxpressroom.com.

    The Simpson Movie North America Information:

    
    Street Date:       December 18, 2007
    Prebook Date:      November 21, 2007
    Price:             $29.98 U.S./$43.48 Canada
                       $39.98 U.S./$49.98 Canada (BD)
    Catalog #:         2248427 U.S./2248428 Canada
                       2249201 U.S./2249202 Canada (BD)
    Total Run Time:    87 minutes
    MPAA Rating:       PG-13
    Closed Captioned:  Yes
    




For further information:

For further information: Domestic Print/Radio Media Contacts: Twentieth
Century Fox Home Entertainment Jennifer Black, 310-369-1442
Jennifer.Black@fox.com or Bender/Helper Impact Conor Sellers, 310-473-4147
conor_sellers@bhimpact.com or Domestic Television Media Contacts: Twentieth
Century Fox Home Entertainment Harry Parrish, 310-369-1628
Harry.Parrish@fox.com or Chris Argyropoulos, 310-369-1787
Chris.Argyropoulos@fox.com or Online Media Contact: Onlinepr@fox.com or
International Contacts: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Marla
Rothschild, 310-369-5827 Marla.Rothschild@fox.com or Jean Levicki,
310-369-5592 Jean.Levicki@fox.com

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