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Disney Updates DVD Release Schedule for Spring 2013

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment has updated there release schedule for the spring of 2013. It’s an impressive line up with a range of TV animation, feature animation, and live action TV shows that many fans will want to own. Which of these are you adding to your shelf?

February 2013

Released this week:

Ultimate Spider-man: Avenging Spider-Man (DVD)
Over the past year, Peter Parker has been saving New York City from evil villains as the masked hero, Spider-Man while balancing his heroics with homework and friends. When S.H.I.E.L.D. Director, Nick Fury, offers Peter the chance to raise his game to the next level…to become The Ultimate Spider-Man, Midtown High becomes a secret operations base for young heroes under the watchful eye of Fury and the school’s new principal, Agent Coulson. Spidey takes on S.H.I.E.L.D. missions across the Marvel Universe, encounters new villains, and battles his biggest threat yet…teen high school drama, in this funny and action–packed new series!

Peter Pan: Diamond Edition (Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital & On-Demand) (Rated: G)
The Walt Disney Studios celebrates the 60th Anniversary release of Walt Disney’s classic, “Peter Pan,” as it soars to all-new heights – with a new digital restoration and high definition picture and sound – for the first time on Blu-Ray. The classic tale that taught us all “to believe” and first introduced us to the Darling children – Wendy, John and Michael – as they flew with Peter Pan and Tinker Bell past the second star to the right and straight on ‘till morning to the enchanted world of Never Land. Rediscover the magical adventure and relive childhood memories of this great bedtime story.

Available for Pre-order now

Wreck-it Ralph (HD Digital) (Rated: PG)
Walt Disney Animation Studios announces the debut of the hit arcade-game-hopping adventure “Wreck-It Ralph” marking a Disney first with the early release of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D on February 12, 2013, followed by the 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, SD Digital and On-Demand release on March 5, 2013.

Monsters, Inc (Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack & Blu-ray Combo Pack) (Rated: G)
“Monsters, Inc.,” one of Disney•Pixar’s most beloved and visually imaginative feature films, arrives for the first time on Blu-ray 3D in the “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” 5-Disc Combo Pack on February 19, 2013.

The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes Volume 6 (DVD & Digital) (Rated: TV-Y7-FV)
On February 19, 2013, complete Marvel’s The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes collection with Volume 6 releasing with all-new, never before seen bonus footage only available on this 2-Disc Collection.

The Insider (Blu-ray) (Rated: R)
THE INSIDER recounts the chain of events that pitted an ordinary man against the tobacco industry and dragged two people into the fight of their lives. Academy Award®-winner Al Pacino (1992 Best Actor for Scent of a Woman) gives a powerful performance as veteran 60 Minutes producer Lowell Bergman and Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (2000 Best Actor for Gladiator) co-stars as the ultimate insider, former tobacco executive Dr. Jeffrey Wigand. When Wigand is fired by his employer — one of the largest tobacco companies in America — he agrees to become a paid consultant for a story Bergman is working on regarding alleged unethical practices within the tobacco industry. But what begins as a temporary alliance leads to a lengthy battle for both men to save their reputations, and much, much more. As they soon find out, Corporate America will use all legal means at its disposal to save a billion-dollar-a-year habit. And as the corporate giants soon find out, Bergman and Wigand are honorable men, driven to smoke out the evidence. Also starring Academy Award®-winner Christopher Plummer (2011 Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Beginners) as anchor Mike Wallace and Gina Gershon, THE INSIDER will chill you with its cold, hard edge — and thrill you with its unbelievable twists and turns.

Phineas and Ferb: Animal Agents (DVD) (Rated: TV-G)
How well does anyone really know their pet…or ANY animal? Behind a cute and/or cuddly exterior there may lurk a cunning crime-fighter with a brown fedora, a top-secret identity and a license to thrill! Meet the heroic Animal Agents of the O.W.C.A. (Organization Without A Cool Acronym) when “Phineas and Ferb: Animal Agents” comes to DVD on February 26, 2013.

Coming March 2013, but Pre-order now.

Wreck-it Ralph (Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, SD Digital & On-Demand) (Rated: PG)
Walt Disney Animation Studios announces the debut of the hit arcade-game-hopping adventure “Wreck-It Ralph” marking a Disney first with the early release of the HD Digital and HD Digital 3D on February 12, 2013, followed by the 4-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD, SD Digital and On-Demand release on March 5, 2013.

Sophia the First: Once Upon A Princess (DVD) (Rated: TV-Y)
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.

Brother Bear/Brother Bear 2: 2-Movie Collection (Blu-ray Combo Pack) (Rated: G)
Two warm and wonderful Disney adventures arrive together for the first time ever in a Blu-ray Combo Pack! Families can share the heartwarming and hilarious tale of “Brother Bear” — the 2003 Academy Award® nominee for Best Animated Feature—and “Brother Bear 2” in one incredible 2-Movie Collection. Bring home an entire forest full of fun, complete with digitally restored high definition picture and sound.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame/The Hunchback of Notre Dame II: 2-Movie Collection (Blu-ray Combo Pack) (Rated: G)
Rediscover the majestic musical adventure of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame II,” together for the first time on Blu-ray in a 2-Movie Collection! Families can come together and enjoy the extraordinary tale of Quasimodo in a soaring celebration of the beauty inside all of us.

Mulan/Mulan II: 2-Movie Collection (Blu-ray Combo Pack & DVD) (Rated: G)
Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Disney’s critically-acclaimed masterpiece “Mulan” with this sensational 2-Movie Collection – presented for the first time in Blu-ray High Definition. Mulan’s triumphant tale of honor, courage and family pride shines brighter than ever with new digitally mastered picture and sound!

The adventure continues in Mulan 2, as newly engaged Mulan and Shang journey to a distant city in a valiant quest to save their beloved empire. Families will adore these two extraordinary films on Disney Blu-ray.

Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Blu-ray Combo Pack) (Rated: PG)
A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. Four time Academy Award® Winner (1988) for Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing and Special Achievement in Animation Direction.

Coming May 2013, but pre-order now

PRIVATE PRACTICE: The Complete Sixth Season (DVD) (Rated: TV14 DLS)
From the creators of “Grey’s Anatomy” comes the sixth and final season of ABC’s emotional, sexy medical drama, “Private Practice.”

PERCEPTION: The Complete First Season (DVD) (Rated: TV 14 DLV)
Enter the brilliant mind of Dr. Daniel Pierce and relive every thrilling case of Perception: The Complete First Season. Experience an original twist on the classic crime drama as Emmy Award winner Eric McCormack (Best Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, 2001, Will & Grace), stars as an eccentric neuroscience professor whose revealing visions help him uncover what lies beneath conscious emotion.

I’m definitely looking forward to Wreck-it Ralph and the four March releases. I’d also recommend Perception, Eric McCormack puts an interesting twist on the idea of a Sherlock Holmes type character.

8 thoughts on “Disney Updates DVD Release Schedule for Spring 2013”

  1. What ever happened to the Blu-ray of “While You Were Sleeping”? It was originally on the schedule for the end of the year last year and then it vanished.

  2. Hunchback! I have been waiting for this for years and recently was lamenting the fact that it hadn’t been rereleased. Now just waiting for Atlantis and Hercules.

  3. Of these releases, these are the necessities for my shelf:
    Peter Pan: Diamond Edition
    Monsters, Inc
    The Hunchback of Notre Dame/The Hunchback of Notre Dame II: 2-Movie Collection
    Mulan/Mulan II: 2-Movie Collection
    Who Framed Roger Rabbit
    I could honestly do without the 2-Movie Collection packs as I have no desire to own the dreadful direct-to-video sequels that come bundled with the first films, but I’ll purchase the collections if that’s what it takes to own the originals. I’m the most thrilled to scoop up Who Framed Roger Rabbit, I’ve been putting off my purchase of that film for the past few years in anticipation of its Blu Ray release.

  4. when are you bringing back the muppet show season 4 and season 5 and the muppet show tonight complete season and bring back ducktails and chip and dale rescue rangers and darkwing duck all seasons

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