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I've been waiting anxiously for the home release of Zootopia ever since I watched it in theaters and interviewed the cast. This is a movie that I've been dying to pause – just to gawk at all of the intricate and witty details that were added. After chatting with the creators of Zootopia, I learned that Zootopia has a ton of hidden Disney gems, also know as Disney Easter Eggs. I want to watch this blu-ray a million times just to see what else I can catch. I can see myself now, sitting indian-style on the floor, eyes glued to the TV – just like I'm 5 again. There's something to be found in each and every viewing of this movie and that is one of many reasons that the Zootopia Blu-ray combo pack is worth every penny!
The bonus features are IN-CREDIBLE in this Blu-ray combo pack! I absolutely loved getting another behind-the-scenes look at the creation of this entire metropolis! I am so hopeful for another Zootopia movie! There are so many directions that this movie could go. I think it could be something that children for decades would enjoy.
I also love the Z.P.D Forensic Files special feature! That's my absolute favorite because we get a look at the hidden Easter Eggs in the film. How much fun is that? It can be a game with your family!
Bonus Features Include*
- Zoology: The Roundtables – Ginnifer Goodwin hosts an in-depth look at the movie’s characters, animation, environments and more. The artists at Disney Animation give a rare and in-depth look at the complexities of bringing an all-animal world to life from the ground-breaking technology behind the characters’ fur and clothing to the varied and vast environments of Tundratown, Sahara Square and the Rainforest District as well as the deep thought and research given to bringing 64 unique animal species to life through animation.
- The Origin of an Animal Tale – Follow the story’s development from its origins to a big story shift that turned the film upside down. In this feature-length documentary, filmmakers give a candid look into the difficulties of creating the story of Zootopia and the bold decision to switch the main character late in the production process, putting one resolute rabbit center stage.
- Research: A True-Life Adventure – The filmmakers traveled the globe to find inspiration for the diverse characters and amazing city of Zootopia. They reflect on the importance of research and how a deep dive into animal behavior at Disney Animal Kingdom theme park and a deep immersion into animal society on the African savanna shaped and inspired the characters of Zootopia and changed the filmmakers’ lives forever.
- Z.P.D. Forensic Files – Find the movie’s hidden Easter Eggs. Every city has its hidden gems, especially when it has been created by the filmmakers of Disney Animation who love nothing more than sprinkling hidden references to some of Disney’s greatest animated features throughout the story.
- Scoretopia – Academy Award®-winning composer, Michael Giacchino spotlights five of cinema’s greatest percussionists and how they brought an organic, animalistic sound to his powerful and emotional music score.
- Deleted Characters – Directors Byron Howard and Rich Moore introduce citizens of Zootopia who did not make the final cut.
- Deleted Scenes:
- Alternate Opening – Young Judy Hopps rescues a fellow classmate and realizes she can reach beyond a life in carrot farming to a future in law enforcement.
- Wild Times! Pitch – Nick desperately pitches the bankers of Zootopia on funding Wild Times!, an amusement park made exclusively for the predators of Zootopia and a sure-fire, money-making scheme for Nick and his friends.
- Alternate Homesick Hopps – After a frustrating first day on the force, Judy has a conversation with her parents. See how this scene changed from a heartfelt conversation with her parents to tough love when her parents discover their daughter is only a meter maid and not a “real cop.”
- Detective Work – Judy borrows a fellow police officer’s computer to conduct research, which turns out to be no small task.
- Alternate Jumbo Pop – In this early version of the story where Nick was the main character, the filmmakers and Jason Bateman were able to take hustling to a new level.
- Hopps’ Apartment – When Judy’s entire family pays her a surprise visit they are shocked to discover the company she’s keeping.
- The Taming Party – In this emotional clip from an early version of “Zootopia,” Judy attends her first “taming party” and gains a deeper understanding of the plight of the predator.
· “Try Everything” Music Video by Shakira
- “Try Everything” Music Video by Shakira
- International Character Reel – See the variances in news reporters in Zootopia around the world!
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