“NEWSIES” out on Blu-Ray June 19, 2012 !


Extra! Extra! Read All About it.

Academy Award

® Winner Christian Bale and Robert Duvall

Star in the 20

th Anniversary Release of






Releasing For The Very First Time on Blu-ray

TM Hi-Def – June 19, 2012

Film Synopsis: Extra! Extra! Disney proudly presents the 20th anniversary of the classic family musical,


– presented for the first time with an astonishing state-of-the-art digital restoration!

Starring Academy Award® winners Christian Bale (Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role,



The Fighter, 2010), and Robert Duvall (Best Actor in a Leading Role, Tender Mercies, 1983) and screen favorite Ann-Margaret, Newsies tells the true tale of a courageous group of newsboys in a classic musical style. Enjoy incredible dance sequences brilliantly choreographed by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical) and a riveting story produced by Hollywood legend Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast). Experience this critically acclaimed film – bursting with unforgettable songs.





Christian Bale (The Fighter), Bill Pullman (Independence Day), Robert Duvall (Apocalypse Now), David Moscow (Just Married), Luke Edwards (Little Big League), Max Casella

(“Boardwalk Empire”)

Director: Kenny Ortega (High School Musical)

Producer: Michael Finnell (Gremlins, Gremlins 2)

Writer: Bob Tzudiker (The Lion King, Total Recall) & Noni White (The Lion King, Tarzan)

Release Date: June 19, 2012


Suggested Retail 1-Disc Blu-ray = $26.50 U.S. / $31.50 Canada




Rating: PG; Mild Violence (U.S.) – bonus material not rated


Feature Run Time: Approximately 121 minutes


Bonus Features: Audio commentary with filmmakers; “Newsies, Newsies, See All About It;” Newsies: The Inside Story; The Strike! The True Story; storyboard-to-scene comparison sequence with audio commentary; sing-along feature


Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1


Audio: Dolby Digital Surround Sound


Languages/Subtitles: English/French, Spanish


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© 2012 Disney.



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