FROM DIRECTOR CAMERON CROWE COMES THE UPLIFTING TALE BASED ON A TRUE STORY
Featuring Family Friendly Audio Track The Whole Family Will Go Wild for this Heartwarming Adventure Starring Matt Damon and Scarlett Johansson On Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download April 3
Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Cameron Crowe (Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire) and starring Matt Damon (Contagion, True Grit), Scarlett Johansson (Iron Man 2, Vicky Cristina Barcelona) and Thomas Haden Church (Easy A, Sideways), WE BOUGHT A ZOO is “a sweet-natured tale…that you’ll want to see with your kids” (Liz Braun, Jam! Movies).
Benjamin Mee (Damon) is a Los Angeles newspaper columnist and adventure writer who, as a single father, faces the challenges of raising his two young children. Hoping that a fresh start and a new life will restore their family spirit, Mee quits his job and buys an old rural house outside the city with a unique bonus feature: a zoo named the Rosemoor Animal Park, where dozens of animals reside under the care of head zookeeper Kelly Foster (Johansson) and her dedicated team. With no experience, limited time and a shoestring budget, Mee sets out with the support of his family and the local community to reopen the zoo. Now, Benjamin is no longer reporting an adventure story; he’s living it in his own backyard.
Featuring an incredible musical score composed by Jónsi of the band Sigur Rós, the WE BOUGHT A ZOO Blu-ray is loaded with over 2½ hours of special features including 20 deleted and extended scenes, a gag reel, four behind-the-scenes featurettes, commentary with Director Cameron Crowe, star J.B. Smoove (The Sitter, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”) and Editor Mark Livolsi, and more. The film also features an English Family Friendly Audio Track that earned the Dove Seal of Approval. The Blu-ray and DVD will be available for an average retail price of $24.99 and $19.99 respectively. Prebook is March 7.
- Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy including theatrical film
- Deleted & Extended Scenes
o Elevator Empathy
o A Gift From Ronnie
o Life is Elemental
o Thank You, Rhonda
o Rosie Names Her Peacocks
o Quick Learner
o Just Can’t Get a Handle On It
o So Much Bloodshed
o Buster is Loose
o Utterly Free / Nobody Died
o I Make My Own Hours
o The Stuff is Alive
o We’re Living The Story
o Disaffected Youth
o It’s Their Zoo, Too
o Goodnight Big Mac
o Such a Cliché
o Sorry About the Rain
o Benjamin’s Big Speech
o Opening Day
- Gag Reel
- “The Real Mee”
- “We Shot a Zoo”
- “Their Happy is Too Loud”
- Audio Commentary with Director Cameron Crowe, Star J.B. Smoove and Editor Mark Livolsi
Now for a special twitter based giveaway – Fans/followers will use the #20seconds hashtag alongside their brief story or anecdote regarding when 20 seconds was all that they needed to make something happen or when they wish they could have utilized 20 seconds in a better way.
Example – Matt Damon’s character Ben Mee tells his son that: “You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.”
20th Century Fox Home Entainment is sending 2 Mom to Bed by 8 readers a We Bought a Zoo Prize Package including the We Bought a Zoo DVD and the novel upon which the film is based!
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