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For the First Time Ever, All Four Films from the Biggest Animated Film Franchise in History Arrive Together on Blu-ray Disc Including the Celebrated Final Chapter, Shrek Forever After

November 16, 2010

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — The wait is finally ogre as audiences celebrate the arrival of Shrek Forever After the final chapter of DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: DWA) legendary Shrek franchise on Tuesday, December 7th. The beloved green ogre will go on to live happily ever after as all four films debut together for the first time ever on dazzling Blu-ray in Shrek: The Whole Story with a special introductory price as low as $44.99 for a very limited time–making the box set an ideal and affordable holiday gift for everyone on your list.

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Remastered for the most brilliant viewing experience and featuring uncompressed audio with two extra channels to provide an accurate spatial representation of the theatrical sound mix in the home, this must-own collection encompasses the entire laugh-filled saga from the hilarious beginning to the magical and heartwarming end, delivering over 13 hours of extraordinary entertainment.

And the fairy tale ending gets even better. Shrek: The Whole Story also includes Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular, a brand new, holiday program that comes free with the purchase of the box set. The perfect holiday treat for the whole family, Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular features sing-alongs with your favorite characters as they perform holiday classics with Shrek-ized lyrics, as well as “Shrek’s Yule Log,” which features over 25 uproarious character appearances in front of a crackling virtual fireplace.

Additionally, the final chapter, Shrek Forever After, will debut in several configurations: DVD/Blu-ray combo and DreamWorks Animation’s signature Double DVD Pack, both of which include the all-new Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular. Plus, both the DVD/Blu-ray Combo and Double DVD pack include hours of bonus features such as deleted scenes, secrets of Shrek Forever After, a look at “Shrek The Musical,” more holiday music, a 12 Days of Christmas pop-up book, interactive games and so much more.

DreamWorks‘ SHREK: THE WHOLE STORY Blu-ray Box Set

For the first time ever, the entire Shrek saga is available in one complete set with hours of all-new bonus material and a brand new, free holiday program, Donkey’s Christmas Shrektacular:

Shrek

  • Spotlight on Donkey
  • Secrets of Shrek
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • Shrek, Rattle & Roll Music & More
    • Shrek in the Swamp Karaoke Dance Party
    • Baha Men “Best Years of Our Lives”
    • Smash Mouth “I’m A Believer”
    • Shrek The Musical “What’s Up Duloc?”
  • The Animators’ Corner (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Shrek’s Interactive Journey: I (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • DreamWorks Animation Music Video Jukebox

Shrek 2

  • Spotlight on Puss In Boots
  • Secrets of Shrek 2
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • Far Far Away Idol
  • Shrek, Rattle & Roll Music & More
    • Counting Crows “Accidentally In Love”
    • Puss In Boots “These Boots Are Made For Walking”
    • Shrek The Musical “I Know It’s Today”
  • The Animators’ Corner (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Shrek’s Interactive Journey: II (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • DreamWorks Animation Music Video Jukebox

Shrek The Third

  • Spotlight on Fiona
  • Secrets of Shrek The Third
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Worcestershire Academy Yearbook
  • Shrek, Rattle & Roll Music & More
    • Donkey Dance
    • Shrek the Musical “Freak Flag”
  • The Animators’ Corner (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Shrek’s Interactive Journey: III (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • How To Be Green
  • DreamWorks Animation Video Jukebox

Shrek Forever After

  • Spotlight on Shrek
  • Secrets of Shrek Forever After
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • Shrek, Rattle & Roll Music & More
    • From Swamp to Stage: The Making of Shrek The Musical
    • “Who I’d Be”
    • “Darling I Do” Music Video
  • The Animators’ Corner (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Shrek’s Interactive Journey: IV (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Conversation with the Cast
  • The Tech of Shrek Forever After
  • Donkey’s Caroling Christmas-tacular
  • Shrek’s Yule Log
  • 12 Days of Christmas Pop-Up Book
  • Donkey’s Decoration Scramble
  • Cookin’ with Cookie

DreamWorks‘ SHREK FOREVER AFTER DVD/Blu-ray Combo

The Shrek Forever After DVD/Blu-ray Combo Pack allows you to watch the final chapter in standard or high definition with these exciting bonus features:

Disc One (DVD):

  • Spotlight on Shrek
  • Secrets of Shrek Forever After
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • From Swamp to Stage: The Making of Shrek The Musical

Disc Two (Blu-ray):

  • The Animators’ Corner (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Shrek’s Interactive Journey: IV (Blu-ray EXCLUSIVE)
  • Spotlight on Shrek
  • Secrets of Shrek Forever After
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Filmmakers’ Commentary
  • Conversation with the Cast
  • The Tech of Shrek Forever After
  • Shrek, Rattle & Roll Music & More
    • From Swamp to Stage: The Making of Shrek The Musical
    • Shrek The Musical “Who I’d Be”
    • “Darling I Do” Music Video
  • Donkey’s Caroling Christmas-tacular
  • Shrek’s Yule Log
  • 12 Days of Christmas Pop-Up Book
  • Donkey’s Decoration Scramble
  • Cookin’ With Cookie

DREAMWORKS‘ SHREK FOREVER AFTER SYNOPSIS

It started with a loveable ogre…who befriended a talking donkey…and rescued a beautiful princess in the unforgettable story that broke the mold for all animated films to follow. Now comes SHREK FOREVER AFTER, the hilarious and fitting finale to the record-breaking, Oscar®-winning movie phenomenon.

Longing for the days when he was a “real ogre,” Shrek signs a deal with Rumpelstiltskin to get his roar back…but turns his world upside down in the process. Donkey suddenly can’t remember his best friend; Fiona is now a tough warrior princess; and Puss in Boots is one fat cat! Together, they have just 24 hours to reverse the contract and restore happily FOREVER after to close the final chapter.

DREAMWORKS‘ SHREK FOREVER AFTER CAST

Shrek Forever After boasts a fairy-tale line-up of voice talent, including Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Jon Hamm, Jane Lynch, Craig Robinson, Kathy Griffin, Mary Kay Place, Meredith Vieira, Ryan Seacrest, Larry King and Regis Philbin.

DREAMWORKS‘ DONKEY’S CHRISTMAS SHREKTACULAR SYNOPSIS

Deck the halls with Donkey’s laughter in this all-new crazy and colorful collection of animated Christmas goodies and hilarious holiday surprises. Donkey presents his very own caroling stage show featuring his Far Far Away pals in this merry, musical treat with all the trimmings! Join in the fun as they bring their own Shrektacular spirit to festive holiday songs, a fun Donkey Decoration scramble, and a hilarious Yule Log video that’s so funny… it’s on fire.

About DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” by FORTUNE® Magazine for two consecutive years. In 2010, DreamWorks Animation ranks #6 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation’s feature films are now being produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 21 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon. DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind is in theaters now.

About Paramount Home Entertainment

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE: VIA, VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Paramount Famous Productions, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS and PBS and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

Consumers can pre-order Shrek: The Whole Story or Shrek Forever After at Shrek.com

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    DREAMWORKS' SHREK FOREVER AFTER
     SPECIFICATIONS
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    Street date:                      December 7, 2010
    Runtime:                          93 minutes
    Blu-ray:                          1080p high definition
    Blu-ray Sound:                    English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD
                                      French 5.1 Dolby Digital
                                      Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
                                      Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital
                                      English Audio Description
                                       English, English SDH, French, Spanish
    Blu-ray Subtitles:                 and Portuguese
                                       Widescreen version Enhanced for 16x9
    DVD Aspect Ratio:                  televisions
                                       English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
    DVD Sound:                         Sound
                                       English Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
                                       Sound
                                       French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
                                       Sound
                                       Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
                                       Sound
                                      English Audio Description
    DVD Subtitles:                    English, French and Spanish
                                       PG for mild action, some rude humor
    U.S. Rating:                       and brief language
    Canadian Rating:                  PG for violence

“This is the part where you run away.” – Shrek

SOURCE Paramount Home Entertainment


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