Director: Robert Vince
Actors: Trevor Wright (II), Slade Pearce, Abigail Breslin, Christian Pikes, Paul Rae (II)
Studio: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
DVD Release Date: December 12, 2006
Rating: US - PG/Canada G
BURBANK, Calif., August 2006 – Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the overwhelming audience favorite AIR BUD franchise, Walt Disney Home Entertainment debuts the Next Generation AIR BUDDIES, only on Disney DVD in time for the holidays, December 12.
It’s a daring rescue mission when five adorable golden retriever puppies (collectively, “the Buddies”) must save their parents from evil dognappers. An action-packed, tail-wagging adventure for the whole family, AIR BUDDIES will have audiences of all ages cheering along as the puppies learn the thrills and pitfalls of independence, team work and the true meaning of family while delighting fans with a secret – these pups can
AIR BUDDIES debuts the distinct personalities of the Buddies; Rosebud: girl power all the way, B-Dawg the ultimate hip hop P-U-P’, “Buddha,” the Zen one who practices Yoga, Mudbud,” gets down and dirty, and the big fella, “Budderball”.
The star-studded cast includes Richard Karn, Cynthia Stevenson, and Patrick Cranshaw, featuring the voices by Michael Clarke Duncan, Wallace Shawn, Debra Jo Rupp, Tom Everett Scott, and Molly Shannon with the Legendary Don Knotts!
The puppies voices are star studded too, Spencer Fox (Disney’s The Incredibles), Josh Flitter (Disney’s, The Greatest Game Ever Played), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Dominic Scott Kay (Charlotte’s Webb) and introducing Skyler Gisondo.
AIR BUDDIES is available for $29.99 (S.R.P.), only on Disney DVD, December 12, 2006.
Loaded with cool bonus features, the AIR BUDDIES DVD includes “Train Your Dog To Be A Star,” an exciting opportunity for fans of the film to learn how to teach their dog many of the adorable stunts and tricks seen in the film. The debut AIR BUDDIES DVD also features “Hollywood Backstage Pass”, a one-of-a-kind piece that includes hilarious and adorable press junket-style interviews with the puppies where the dog stars answer questions and talk about the film; “A Puppy Profiler” bonus feature allowing fans to get up close and personal with the canine cast where you can find out what puppy you are most like, behind-the-scenes footage of the film’s creation; movie clips and much more.
This exciting franchise began with AIR BUD, a basketball adventure that debuted in 1997. Joining the series in 1998, was AIR BUD: GOLDEN RECEIVER, a football-themed feature. AIR BUD: WORLD PUP (soccer), AIR BUD: SEVENTH INNING FETCH (Baseball) and AIR BUD: SPIKES BACK (Volleyball), followed in 2000, 2002 and 2003, respectively. This Next Generation, AIR BUDDIES, will delight fans of all ages, with something new all the animals talk!