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From Academy Award® Winners* Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson – THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN – Debuts on Blu-ray 3D(TM), Blu-ray(TM) and DVD March 13, 2012

February 16, 2012

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The incomparable team of Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson brings the world-renowned stories of Herge to life in the rollicking and wildly imaginative THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN, bursting onto Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD (all with UltraViolet(TM)), On Demand and for Digital Download on March 13, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Winner of the 2012 Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN has been called “a grand thrill ride of a treasure hunt” (New York Post) and the “most delightful dose of pure entertainment since Raiders of the Lost Ark” (Minneapolis Star Tribune). Featuring groundbreaking and visually-stunning motion capture animation, an outstanding cast of voice talent headed by Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis and Daniel Craig, and a thrilling story filled with non-stop action, THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN is a must-own film that the entire family will enjoy watching again and again.

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THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN three-disc Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack and two-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack include over 90 minutes of special features that take viewers behind-the-scenes with Spielberg and Jackson to discover how the filmmakers brought the characters to life, learn about Tintin’s origins, delve into the design and animation processes, explore the creation of Tintin’s faithful dog, Snowy, and much more. The film will also be available as a single-disc DVD. All Blu-ray and DVD releases available for purchase will be enabled with UltraViolet, a new way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them – reliably and securely – to a variety of devices.

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description, and with English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description, and with English, French and Spanish subtitles. The disc breakdown is as follows:

Blu-ray

  • Feature film in high definition
  • Toasting Tintin: Part 1
  • The Journey of Tintin
  • The World of Tintin
  • The Who’s Who of Tintin
  • Tintin: Conceptual Design
  • Tintin: In the Volume
  • Snowy: From Beginning to End
  • Animating Tintin
  • Tintin: The Score
  • Collecting Tintin
  • Toasting Tintin: Part 2

DVD

  • Feature film in standard definition

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack includes all of the above, plus a Blu-ray 3D presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description, and with English, English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles. The Blu-ray 3D includes the feature film presented in high definition and 3D.

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Single-Disc DVD

The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description, and with English, French and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition, plus The Journey of Tintin and Snowy: From Beginning to End.

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Synopsis

From Academy Award®-winning filmmakers Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson comes the epic adventures of Tintin. Racing to uncover the secrets of a sunken ship that may hold a vast fortune — but also an ancient curse — Tintin and his loyal dog Snowy embark on an action-packed journey around the world that critics are calling “fun for the whole family.” (ABC-TV Chicago)

Marketing Support

THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN Blu-ray and DVD debut will be supported by a comprehensive marketing and advertising campaign. Purina® Dog Chow® brand dog food is returning as a promotional partner and will support the release through national television, print and online advertising and an instant win game that will be featured on specially-marked packages of Purina® Dog Chow® brand dog food and Purina® Little Bites dog food for a chance to win a home theatre system. Furthermore, dog lovers are encouraged to visit the Purina Dog Chow Facebook page to find more information and any upcoming special offers for them and their own one-of-a-kind dog.

About THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN

Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures Present in association with Hemisphere Media Capital and Amblin Entertainment, Wingnut Films, and Kennedy/Marshall Production of A Steven Spielberg Film, The Adventures of Tintin. The film is directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg from a screenplay by Steven Moffat and Edgar Wright & Joe Cornish based on “The Adventures of Tintin” by Herge. Produced by Steven Spielberg, Peter Jackson and Kathleen Kennedy, with Ken Kamins, Herge Estate’s Nick Rodwell and Stephane Sperry as executive producers. The co-producers are Carolynne Cunningham and Jason McGatlin. Spielberg is joined by his Oscar®-winning collaborators, editor Michael Kahn, A.C.E. and legendary composer John Williams.

About Paramount Home Media Distribution

Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment, digital and television distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and distribution across worldwide digital and television distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.

For more information, please visit: http://www.us.movie.tintin.com/

    THE ADVENTURES OF TINTIN
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    Street Date:               March 13, 2012
    SRP:                       $44.99 U.S. (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack)
                                          $39.99 U.S. (Blu-ray/DVD combo pack)
                                                             $29.99 U.S. (DVD)
    Runtime:                   106 minutes
    U.S. Rating:                PG for adventure action
                                violence, some drunkenness and
                                brief smoking
    Canadian Rating:           PG for violence

* Steven Spielberg: Best Director, Saving Private Ryan, 1998; Best Director, Schindler’s List, 1993; Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award
Peter Jackson: Best Picture, Best Director & Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, 2003

SOURCE Paramount Home Media Distribution


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