Surf’s Up 2! Wavemania came out on DVD on 1/26!
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We are road tripping again today. I had to quickly grab some movies that Will keep the kids the entertained and momma sane!
Four hours later we are watching SURF’S UP 2 wave mania ON REPEAT, safe to say the boys love it! I’m still trying to figure out if they love it because it’s a cartoon or because it stars some of their favorite WWE superstars! ( probably both)
We absolutely love the fact that a digital download comes with your purchase, we can add it to the kid’s tablets!
Watching Lani, Cody and of course, our very favorite chicken Joe on another crazy surfing adventure. We enjoyed watching what trouble they get into along the way to the most legendary surfing spot on the entire planet.
SURF’S UP 2 is fun for the whole family to watch. If you are looking for a few extra laughs check out the blooper reel in the bonus features!
Run out and grab your copy today the kids will thank you!
Another hit from Sony Pictures Animation!
WWE Superstars John Cena®, Undertaker®, Triple H®, Paige™
and Mr. McMahon® Are “The Hang 5” in the Totally Tubular
SURF’S UP 2: WAVEMANIA
Debuting on DVD & Digital January 17
Bonus Materials Include Bloopers, Behind the Mic: Hanging with the Dream Team, Chicken Joe’s Extreme Slaughter Island Tour,
How to Draw Your Favorite Characters with Director Henry Yu and Inside the Music with Composer Toby Chu
CULVER CITY, Calif. (November 30, 2016) – WWE Superstars John Cena®, Undertaker®,
Triple H®, Paige™ and Mr. McMahon,® along with actors Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader, and Jeremy Shada, lend their voice talents to Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios’ family-friendly adventure SURF’S UP 2: WAVEMANIA, the sequel to the Academy Award® nominated Surf’s Up (2007, Best Animated Feature).
Debuting on DVD and Digital on January 17 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, SURF’S UP 2: WAVEMANIA follows surfer penguin Cody Maverick as his childhood dream comes true when The Hang 5, a world famous surf crew known for their extreme stunts and personalities, visits his island. Cody joins the crew on a journey to a mysterious spot to surf the biggest waves in the world and they challenge him on the skills it takes to become a member of The Hang 5 – power, speed, endurance, and teamwork.
SURF’S UP 2: WAVEMANIA comes loaded with totally rad bonus material, leading with hilarious bloopers and a special featurette showcasing WWE Superstars John Cena and Triple H, and WWE Announcer Michael Cole, recording their voices for the film in “Behind the Mic: Hanging with the Dream Team.” In the animated featurette “Chicken Joe’s Extreme Slaughter Island Tour,” Chicken Joe has fans relive some of his favorite booby-trapped, tight-roped, lava filled Slaughter Island hot spots. You’ll “lava!” this place once you’re done with the tour! The release also comes with character drawing lessons from Director Henry Yu, along with a piece that dives into the making of this film’s unique score in “Inside the Music with Composer Toby Chu.”
Cody Maverick, hungry for a new challenge, convinces an infamous big wave riding crew known as The Hang 5, voiced by WWE Superstars John Cena®, Undertaker®, Triple H®, Paige™ and Mr. McMahon® to let him join them on their journey to a mysterious surf spot known as The Trenches, where legend has it, they’ll find the biggest waves in the world. Cody soon discovers that the life he left behind might be more heroic than what any death-defying wave has to offer.
Directed by Henry Yu, SURF’S UP 2: WAVEMANIA is based on a screenplay by Abdul Williams.
The film is a co-financed production between Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios, and is produced by Michelle L.M. Wong and executive produced by Michael Luisi.
DVD and Digital Bonus Materials Include:
- “Behind the Mic: Hanging with the Dream Team”
- “Chicken Joe’s Extreme Slaughter Island Tour”
- “How to Draw Your Favorite Characters with Henry Yu”
- “Inside the Music with Composer Toby Chu”
SURF’S UP 2: WAVEMANIA has a run time of approximately 84 minutes.
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Sony Pictures Animation produces a variety of animated and family entertainment for audiences around the world. The studio is following its worldwide comedy hits—the record-breaking monster comedies Hotel Transylvania and Hotel Transylvania 2, the hybrid live action/animated blockbusters The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2, and the mouth-watering Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs movies—with the fully animated reboot Smurfs: The Lost Village in April 2017; a surprising and comic take at the secret world inside our phones with EmojiMovie: Express Yourself in August 2017; the inspirational The Star (working title) in November 2017; Hotel Transylvania 3 in September 2018; and an animated Spider-Man feature from the minds of directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord in December 2018. The studio, in conjunction with Aardman Animations, has produced two critically acclaimed feature films: the CG-animated family comedy Arthur Christmas; and the Academy Award® nominated stop-frame animated high-seas adventure, The Pirates! Band of Misfits. In 2007, Surf’s Up also received an Academy Award® nomination for Best Animated Feature Film; a sequel entitled Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania will be available for home entertainment in January 2017. The division, whose first feature film Open Season led to a very successful movie franchise including the brand new Open Season: Scared Silly now available on digital, DVD and Blu-ray, turned 10 in 2012. Sony Pictures Animation is a division of the Sony Pictures Motion Pictures Group.
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WWE Studios recently launched genre label EREBUS PICTURES with KISS Icon Gene Simmons; with the first film being Temple starring Wesley Snipes, Anne Heche, Dave Annable and WWE Superstar Seth Rollins®. Films from WWE Studios include The Call with Halle Berry and WWE Superstar David Otunga®, Oculus directed by Mike Flanagan starring Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff, and Dead Man Down with Colin Farrell and WWE Superstar Wade Barrett®; and animated films, Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery, Scooby-Doo! Curse of the Speed Demon and The Flintstones Stone Age Smackdown.
Upcoming films from WWE Studios include Incarnate starring Aaron Eckhart and featuring WWE Superstar Mark Henry®, Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania with WWE Superstars John Cena®, Undertaker®, Triple H® and Mr. McMahon®, The Resurrection of Gavin Stone starring Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes and WWE Legend Shawn Michaels®, the Sundance film Sleight starring Jacob Latimore, Dulé Hill and Seychelle Gabriel, Killing Hasselhoff starring Ken Jeong and David Hasselhoff, and Brother’s Blood starring Trey Songz and WWE Superstar R-Truth®.
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