This heartwarming new adventure reunites the world’s favorite three apple-high creatures, bringing loads of laughs for every member of the family. My kids love watching the Smurfs just as much as I did as a child.
Only included on the 3D and Blu-ray combo packs is Sony Pictures Animations’ animated Smurfs mini-movie, “The Legend of Smurfy Hollow.” In this mini-movie inspired by the classic tale “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” the Smurfs learn the traditional values of friendship and family. The 3D and Blu-ray combo packs also come with three all-new, kid-friendly featurettes, including “The Puurrfect Companion: Azreal’s Tail,” showing how Gargamel’s sidekick was created, from the live-action cat to the digital double, and how actor
Smurf’s 2 Synopsis:
Evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties hoping they will let him harness the magical Smurf-essence. However, he soon discovers that he needs the help of Smurfette, who knows the secret to turning the Naughties into real Smurfs. When Gargamel and his Naughties kidnap Smurfette from Smurf Village and bring her to Paris, it’s up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy and Vanity to reunite with their human friends, Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her!
Bonus Features on the 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack Include:
· Deleted Scenes
· Two featurettes (also included on the DVD):
o Daddy’s Little Girl: The Journey of Smurfette – Learn all about Smurfette’s “golden” past as we trace her origins back to Peyo’s stories, and how that in turn inspired the filmmakers as they were putting together this newest Smurf’s tale. Then, hear from Katy Perry on how she tapped into her inner Smurf to pull off the role in the voiceover booth.
o Animating Azrael – Discover how the filmmakers animated our favorite feline sidekick.
· Three Blu-ray exclusive featurettes:
o The Puurrfect Companion: Azreal’s Tail – See how Azrael was created, from the live-action cat to the digital double, and how actor Frank Welker brought the character to life.
o Evolution of the Naughties – Learn how the filmmakers designed the newest additions to The Smurfs, Hackus and Vexy.
o The Naughties! The Tale of Hackus and Vexy – Meet the new characters, Hackus and Vexy, and hear from actors Christina Ricci and J.B. Smoove on what it was like to voice the Naughties.
o Smurfs Mini-Movie “The Legend of Smurfy Hollow”
· “The Legend of Smurfy Hollow” Mini-Movie — When Brainy Smurf is favored to win the annual Smurfberry Hunt for the ninth year in a row, Gutsy Smurf sets out to discover how Brainy wins every year. Gutsy’s investigation takes him into spooky Smurfy Hollow – and right into Gargamel’s trap! Can Brainy and Gutsy, with the help of Smurfette, put aside their rivalry before Gargamel captures them, or worse, will they come face-to-face with the legendary ghost, the Headless Horseman?
DVD Bonus Features Include:
· Deleted Scenes
· Two featurettes:
o Daddy’s Little Girl: The Journey of Smurfette (see description above)
o Animating Azrael (see description above)
The app, available for free from App Store for the iPad®, iPhone® and iPod® Touch, was first released in the fall of 2011 and boasts more than 800,000 downloads to date. The second installment of the app features two new ‘Smurf-a-rific’ updates, Magic Movie Maker and Smurfy Seek and Find.
Now, families can unlock hours of enhanced, interactive activities in advance of Sony Pictures Animation’s THE SMURFS 2, debuting exclusively on the Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D™ Combo Pack* Dec. 3.
Magic Movie Maker challenges fans to share their creative look at THE SMURFS 2 by creating their own, customized mini-movies starring their favorite characters and backdrops, along with the option to include personal dialogue or narration, and final touches, such as music, sound effects and magic spells. Mini-movies can be saved to the producer’s device, and then shared with family and friends.