This summer’s animated hit ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ did moderately well at the box-office, bringing in over $44M globally. In the film a young boy with a magical gift sets out on a thrilling quest to discover his family’s legacy, and he’s hitting the home box-office in just a few weeks. The film, from LAIKA’s, comes from the same the animation studio behind the Academy Award-nominated films Coraline, ParaNorman, and The Boxtrolls.
Fans of the genre can find Kubo when the film hits Digital HD on November 8, 2016 and Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on November 22, 2016. Kubo and the Two Strings has captivated audiences of all ages, earning an extraordinary 97% “Certified Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes, making it one of the best-reviewed films of the year.
Kubo and the Two Strings stars an all-star supporting voice cast as well, including George Takei (Star Trek), Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa (“The Man in the High Castle”), and Academy Award® nominees Ralph Fiennes (Harry Potter), Brenda Vaccaro (“Johnny Bravo”), and Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). The Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD are packed with exciting behind-the-scenes bonus content, featuring the filmmakers and incredible voice cast, that allows viewers to dive even deeper into the magical story.
From acclaimed animation studio LAIKA comes an all-new epic adventure starring the voice talents of Academy Award winners Charlize Theron (Mad Max: Fury Road) and Matthew McConaughey (Interstellar). Young Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson of “Game of Thrones”) mesmerizes the people in his village with his magical gift for spinning fantastical tales. When he accidentally summons an evil spirit seeking vengeance, Kubo journeys on an action-packed quest to solve the mystery of his fallen samurai father, discover his own magical powers, and reunite his family.
Bonus Features Exclusive to Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack & Blu-ray Combo Pack include an introduction by Director/Producer Travis Knight, the Mythological Monsters segment, where The filmmakers and crew discuss the new techniques they used to create the terrifying antagonists. There is also a Braving the Elements feature, showing the filmmakers and how they animated water and rain effects. There is also an epilogue by Director/Producer Travis Knight, as well as several other key segments.
You can find more information on all four formats on authorized retailers like Amazon.com, the blu-ray and DVD versions are also available for pre-order.