Fox Home Entertainment has announced a street date for Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium on DVD and Blu-ray Disc: March 4, 2008. Written and directed by Zach Helm (Stranger Than Fiction), the movie features Dustin Hoffman, Natalie Portman and Jason Bateman in an unusual story about the strangest toy store in the world.
You can pre-order Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium on Blu-ray by clicking here. All the Blu-ray Disc specs and features are outlined below.
In Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium, the eccentric 243-year-old Mr. Magorium (Hoffman) has owned and operated the incredible toy store, but when he announces that he will be handing over the reigns to his reluctant young manager Molly (Portman), the store throws a tantrum — literally. In order to restore order to this whimsical store, Molly must learn not only to believe in her abilities, but also to find the magic within.
The Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium will include multiple featurettes (see below) that will give audiences a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film and access to never-before-seen interviews with the cast and crew.
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium on Blu-ray Disc will be authored in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG 4 compression) on a dual-layer 50 GB disc. Its audio tracks will include English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital sound. The disc will feature all of the following special features in high-definition:
- Strangely Weird and Weirdly Strange: The Magical World Of A Wonder Emporium
- Zach Helm Pod
- Sock Monkey Pod
- Mortimer The Zebra Pod
- Lincoln Man Pod
- An Eccentric Boss And An Awkward Apprentice Featurette
- To Meet Eric Applebaum, Start By Saying Hi Featurette
- The Magical Toy Store Featurette
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium will be available day-and-date in high-definition Blu-ray Disc format for $39.98 U.S./$49.98 Canada.