‘Kung Fu Panda’ Sequel Bundled with Original
Kung Fu Panda was a critical and box office surprise hit when it opened in late June. Now, it is surprising people again as Paramount Home Video has announced that the November 9 DVD release will come bundled with an original tale. The Sunday release comes two days ahead of the traditional street date for books, CDs and DVDs.
The double pack of Kung Fu Panda and Secrets of the Furious Five will retail for under $25 according to Hollywood Reporter. The single disc version of the feature film is expected to retail for under $20 in a standard edition. A Blu-ray version is also anticipated for the same date.
The new story, will explore the established characters’ backgrounds with Jack Black and Dustin Hoffman lending their voices once more as Po and Master Shifu respectively.
The DreamWorks Animation film grossed $213.8 million during the summer, making it a hugely profitable CG-animated hit.