Futurama: Bender’s Game
DVD Release Date: November 4, 2008
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Actors: John Di Maggio, George Takei, Kath Soucie, Lauren Tom, Billy West (II)
Directors: Dwayne Carey-Hill
CENTURY CITY, CALIF. -- Head back to the future when Futurama: Bender's Game premieres on DVD and, for the first time, Blu-ray Disc November 4 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Park your hover-car and saddle up your unicorn for the most fantastical Futurama yet: Futurama: Bender's Game. With fuel prices skyrocketing, the Planet Express crew sets off on a dangerous mission to infiltrate the world's only dark-matter mine, source of all spaceship fuel. But deep beneath the surface, they discover a far stranger place... a medieval land of dragons and sorcery and intoxicated knights who look suspiciously like Bender.
Joining the cast are guest stars George Takei, the iconic Captain Sulu from the original "Star Trek" series, and comic impressionist Rich Little.
The third installment of four all-new feature-length adventures, the Futurama: Bender's Game DVD and Blu-ray are packed with special features. Hosted by David X. Cohen, "Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama" chronicles the influence of the classic role-playing fantasy game on the franchise. Other special features include outtakes, cast commentary, an anti-piracy message from Bender, an interactive Futurama Genetics Laboratory, a sneak peek at the next Futurama epic, and much more!
The Futurama: Bender's Game DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S. / $37.98 Canada and on Blu-ray for $39.98 U.S. / $49.98 Canada. Prebook is October 8.
DVD Special Features:
Futurama: Bender's Game will be presented in widescreen format with English Dolby Surround 5.1, along with French and Spanish subtitles.
Bonus features include:
- Commentary by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, Billy West, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille, Michael Rowe, Claudia Katz and Dwayne Carey-Hill.
- Storyboard Animatic: Bender's Game, Part One
- Futurama Genetics Lab -- Cross-breed Your Favorite Characters!
- Dungeons & Dragons & Futurama feaurette
- How To Draw "Futurama" In 83 Easy Steps Featurette
- 3D Models Featurette With Animator Discussion
- Deleted Scene: "Cup or Nozzle?"
- Blooperama 2: Outakes From Bender's Game
- Bender's Anti-Piracy Warning
- A Sneak Peek at the Next "Futurama" Epic, Futurama: Into The Wild Green Yonder
The Futurama: Bender's Game BD release includes the wide screen version of the film and all of the above standard definition special features plus Picture-in-Picture capabilities. The disc will be authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression and presented on 50 GB dual-layer disc with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French, Spanish, Korean, Mandarin and Cantonese subtitles.
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