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Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess

DVD Release Date: March 5, 2013
Rating: TV-Y
Talent: Ariel Winter, Sara Ramirez, Wayne Brady, Tim Gunn
Studio: Walt Disney Home Entertainment
Developed, Written and Co-Executive Produced By: Craig Gerber
Executive Producer/ Director: Jamie Mitchell ("Special Agent Oso")

Disney Junior's animated television movie "Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess," which was crowned the #1 preschool cable TV telecast of all time when it aired on November 18, 2012, arrives on DVD March 5, 2013.

Now for the first time on DVD, young viewers can join Sofia the First as she experiences first-hand what it really means to be part of the enchanting world of a princess.

When Sofia's mom marries the king, she's whisked off to the castle, where she learns what it means to be a true princess.

In addition to learning how to fit in with her new family including her step-father, King Roland II, and step-siblings, Amber and James, Sofia quickly discovers that looking like a princess isn't all that difficult, but possessing the characteristics of a true princess - honesty, loyalty, courage, independence, compassion and grace - is what makes one truly royal.

While living in a captivating world of castles, wizards and flying horses, Sofia is a relatable peer-to-peer princess who is experiencing many of the same social situations as young viewers at home - learning how to fit in, making new friends and conquering new skills.

Helping her in her journey are the three headmistresses of Royal Prep Academy - Fauna, Flora and Merryweather (the beloved fairies seen in Disney's classic "Sleeping Beauty"); the royal steward, Baileywick; and a group of cute woodland creatures including a rabbit named Clover; as well as Cinderella, a classic Disney Princess, who makes a special visit to offer Sofia words of wisdom.


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About The TV Series:
A "Sofia the First" television series will premiere January 11, 2013 on Disney Channel and Disney Junior and will will roll out internationally through mid-2013 on both Disney Channels and Disney Junior Channels. For more details on the show, please visit www.disney.go.com/disneyjunior/sofia-the-first.

About The Walt Disney Studios:
For more than 85 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company (DIS: NYSE) was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world. Feature films are released under four banners: Walt Disney Pictures, which includes Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Touchstone Pictures and Marvel. Original music and motion picture soundtracks are produced under Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records, while Disney Theatrical Group produces and licenses live events, including Broadway theatrical productions, Disney on Ice and Disney LIVE!. For more information, please visit www.disney.com