Disney’s fall-hit “Moana” will become available on-demand next month, and will hit Blu-ray this spring. The studio announced today that “Moana” will release on Digital HD starting on February 21, 2017 and will be available on Blu-ray March 7, 2017. The film will be available to pre-order on sites like Amazon.com, and you can set options to be reminded when the film is available.
The film, from Walt Disney Animation Studios, tells the story of a spirited teenager who sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people. The film stars newcomer Auli’i Cravalho, who voiced the brave and tenacious Moana, and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (HBO’s “Ballers,” “Central Intelligence”) as the larger-than-life demigod Maui.
The animated hit has earned a 95% critics’ consensus on Rotten Tomatoes, and earned the number-one spot at the domestic box office over opening weekend. “Moana” has already grossed over $226.93M domestically, the then made over $451.63M worldwide.
Now “Moana” has set a new course, arriving to homes on Digital HD/3D and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on Feb. 21. As we stated earlier, the film will release on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on March 7.
The home box-office release will include a new, mini-movie featuring Moana and Maui, and an in-depth look at how the people, cultures and heritage of the Pacific Islands shaped the story of the film. The BTS features also include a Q&A with co-stars Auli’i Cravalho and Dwayne Johnson, and famed animation directors Ron Clements and John Musker.
There will also be interviews and featurettes with Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Mancina and Opetaia Foaʻi, the trio behind the film’s moving music, and four mini-documentaries highlighting the movie’s groundbreaking effects. Of course there will also be deleted scenes; a deleted song; hidden Easter Eggs; a music video and more. Fans of the film can also watch this clip from the mini-movie bonus feature featuring Maui and Moana, “Gone Fishing“.
“Moana” was directed by Ron Clements and Don Hall.