November 11, 2008
‘WALL-E’ DVD Available for Pre-Order on Amazon.Com
With just a week to go before the release of "WALL-E" on DVD, Amazon.com is offering the Disney-Pixar's blockbuster animated film for immediate pre-order. This highly anticipated film will be released on Nov. 18, 2008, and customers who pre-order and select "Two-day" or "One-day" shipping will have their order arrive on the date of release. Amazon Prime customers who select "Two-day" shipping will receive Release-Date Delivery for free.
In addition, the first 100,000 customers who order "WALL-E" will receive the product in a specially designed, environmentally friendly package.
From the humans that brought you "Finding Nemo" and "Cars,""WALL-E" is set in a visually astonishing galaxy, and the DVD and Blu-ray releases are made even more compelling by out-of-this-world bonus features which are sure to take families on an exciting voyage.
The "WALL-E" DVD comes in a special, innovatively designed, eco-friendly package that contains no plastic; it's made from 100 percent recyclable cardboard. The packaging for the Blu-Ray version of "WALL-E" has been designed to be 30 percent smaller than the standard DVD package. And the expanded three-disc DVD versions contain a digital copy which enables customers to easily transfer the movie onto their favorite portable device, including iPods, iPhones, laptops and other portable media players.
"Based on initial customer reaction, we fully expect "WALL-E" to be one of our biggest sellers this holiday season," said Peter Faricy, vice president of movies and music at Amazon.com. "We also believe our customers will appreciate the convenience of Release-Date Delivery and the new environmentally friendly packaging as well."
Fans of the intergalactic robot can find a wealth of "WALL-E" content by visiting the "WALL-E" Store at www.amazon.com/walle. Amazon is offering custom "WALL-E" animation, video clips, interactive games, photos and coloring pages for fans of all ages.
After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes to realize that WALL-E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet's future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans (who have been eagerly awaiting word that it is safe to return home). Meanwhile, WALL-E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets into motion one of the most exciting and imaginative comedy adventures ever brought to the big screen. Joining WALL-E on his fantastic journey across a universe of never-before-imagined visions of the future, is a hilarious cast of characters including a pet cockroach, and a heroic team of malfunctioning misfit robots.
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