December 3rd, 2013 will mark the arrival of the new Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Blu-ray 3D release for The Smurfs 2 in 3D.
The movie is a family comedyand a sequel to the 2011 film The Smurfs.
The story is loosely based on The Smurfs comic-book series by the Belgian artist Peyo.
The film was dedicated to Jonathan Winters, the voice of Papa Smurf, who died in April 2013.
It is the second installment of a projected trilogy, with The Smurfs 3 scheduled to be released in August 2015.
The cast includes Neil Patrick Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Jayma Mays, Katy Perry and Hank Azaria.
The Smurfs 2 in 3D was directed by Raja Gosnell, who also directed films like Scooby-Doo, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Big Momma’s House, The Smurfs, and Never Been Kissed.
The film was met with largely negative reviews, with a Rotten Tomatoes score of 14% and an IMDb score of 4.9/10.
The Smurfs 2 in 3D did ok in the cinema though, earning $70.6M at the US box office.
Planned features for the disc include an MVC stereo 1080p encode presented at 1.85:1, along with 5.1 lossless DTS-HD Master Audio.
Deleted scenes, featurettes, and animated shorts are also planned for this release.
The retail price is $55.99, or pre-order it from Amazon for $34.99, saving 38%!
Alternatively you can add it to your Blu-rayStats Wishlist.
Evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties hoping they will let him harness the magical Smurf-essence. However, he soon discovers that he needs the help of Smurfette, who knows the secret to turning the Naughties into real Smurfs. When Gargamel and his Naughties kidnap Smurfette from Smurf Village and bring her to Paris, it’s up to Papa, Clumsy, Grouchy and Vanity to reunite with their human friends, Patrick and Grace Winslow, and rescue her!