James Finds His Giant Peach on Disney Blu-ray

I’m not sure how this Tim Burton film ever slipped by me in the past.  Now that I caught up with his latest work, Alice in Wonderland, it’s time I tackle James and the Giant Peach on Blu-ray this August.  Disney releases the classic on Blu-ray August 3rd.  The movie is voiced by an all-star cast including the likes of Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Simmon Callow and Janes Leeves.  Check out the full press release below and pre-order your copy today!


In an all-new special edition from Tim Burton, the acclaimed director of Alice In Wonderland, comes the astounding film that captured the hearts of fans and critics all across the world. Inspired by Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s book, Burton, Denise Di Novi and director Henry Selick combine a fascinating mix of live-action, stop-motion animation and computer-generated special effects to create a world beyond your imagination in James and the Giant Peach: Special Edition for the first time ever on Disney Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack.

After the daring rescue of a spider, a young boy named James gains possession of some magic crocodile tongues. When James spills them in the garden, out sprouts an enormous peach! Climbing inside, he meets an astonishing cast of characters and embarks on a magical odyssey full of thrills and adventure. Voiced by an all-star cast, including legendary actors Richard Dreyfuss, Susan Sarandon, Simon Callow and Jane Leeves, and featuring the celebrated music of Randy Newman, this classic story is delicious entertainment for the whole family!

Blu-ray Bonus Features

Spike the Aunts Interactive Game – New BD Exclusive! Inspired by the game that plays after the end movie credits, try your hand at spiking the evil aunts with the rhino and ring up major points!

Production Featurette – A look at the making of the film.

“Good News” Music Video performed by Randy Newman

Still Frame Gallery

Original Theatrical Trailer

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Blu-rayTM+ DVD Combo Pack – August 3, 2010


Blu-ray Technical Specifications:

Street Date: August 3, 2010

Aspect Ratio: 1.66:1

Presentation Size: 16 x 9

1080p High Definition

Run Time: 80 minutes

Rated: ‘PG’ (US); ‘G’ (CAN)

English 5.1 DTS Master Audio

English DVS, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound

English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles


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