soul blu rayDisney and Pixar have now officially announced and detailed their physical (and digital) releases of the acclaimed animated film ‘Soul’. The film will be available to own on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital on March 23, 2021. Continue below to check out the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for all three physical releases.

“THE BEST ANIMATED MOVIE OF THE YEAR”

– Peter Travers, GMA.com

 

Disney and Pixar’s Soul Sparks to Life on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital March 23

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2, 2021) – Directed by Academy Award® winner Pete Docter (Inside Out, Up), co-directed by Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami) and produced by Academy Award nominee Dana Murray, p.g.a. (Pixar short Lou), Disney and Pixar’s Soul will be available on digital, 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on March 23.

 

The digital and physical releases of Soul will include exclusive, never-before-seen deleted scenes and audio commentary by Pete Docter, Kemp Powers and Dana Murray. Additionally, fans can find the film packaged as a collectible SteelBook® at Best Buy and packaged with a limited-edition gallery book at Target.

 

Honored as a recipient of the American Film Institute’s Movie of the Year Award and winner of the National Board of Review’s Best Animated Feature in addition to being included on its Top Films list, Soul is “an animated film fit for all ages,” (Jazzie Belle, Vibe.com) loved by critics and audiences alike. Certified-Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™, add Soul to your Disney and Pixar collection on Movies Anywhere and buy it on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD on March 23.

 

 

Disney and Pixar’s Soul Bonus Features*

  • Deleted Scenes
    • Introduction – Writer Mike Jones and story supervisor Kristen Lester introduce the Soul deleted scenes.
    • Mentor Orientation – Joe sneaks into the You Seminar Mentor Program orientation, trying to figure out how on earth he can get back to…Earth.
    • Clubhouse Forgery – Joe follows 22 into her “secret lair” as she reluctantly agrees to help him find his way back to Earth.
    • Home Lessons – Stuck inside Joe’s body, 22 clumsily attempts to help the downstairs neighbor.
    • Living the Dream – Joe has a heart-to-heart with 22 about her fear of living on Earth, then tries to make his way back home via a dream portal.
    • Press Shot – Joe, stuck in a cat’s body, and 22, stuck in Joe’s body, take the subway to the jazz club for a publicity photography session.
  • Audio Commentary – View the film with audio commentary by director Pete Docter, co-director/writer Kemp Powers and producer Dana Murray.
  • Not Your Average Joe – See the thought and care that went into crafting Joe and his story in Pixar’s first film to feature a Black leading character.
  • Astral Taffy – Get an in-depth look at the artistry and technical innovation that went into creating the sets and characters of Soul‘s world.
  • Pretty Deep for a Cartoon – The filmmakers tackle big questions, such as: Where does a newborn’s personality come from? What’s the meaning of life? And more!
  • Into the Zone: The Music and Sound of Soul – Explore the movie’s different sonic worlds and discover how music drives and adds specificity to Joe’s journey.
  • Soul, Improvised – See how the Pixar Systems team and Soul‘s crew managed to finish the film on schedule during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Jazz Greats – Giants of the jazz world who consulted on Soul share their passion and hard-won wisdom about what music is and does for us all.

 

*bonus features may vary by retailer and product

 

Synopsis:                                Jamie Foxx leads an all-star cast in this hilarious, heart-filled adventure. Disney and Pixar’s Soul introduces Joe, who lands the gig of his life at the best jazz club in town. But one misstep lands Joe in a fantastical place: The Great Before. There, he teams up with soul 22 (Tina Fey), and together they find the answers to some of life’s biggest questions.

 

Voice Cast:                             Jamie Foxx as the voice of Joe Gardner

Tina Fey as the voice of 22

Phylicia Rashad as the voice of Libba

Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson as the voice of Curley

Angela Bassett as the voice of Dorothea

Daveed Diggs as the voice of Paul

Graham Norton as the voice of Moonwind

Rachel House as the voice of Terry

Alice Braga as the voice of Counselor Jerry

Richard Ayoade as the voice of Counselor Jerry

Wes Studi as the voice of Counselor Jerry

Fortune Feimster as the voice of Counselor Jerry

Zenobia Shroff as the voice of Counselor Jerry

Donnell Rawlings as the voice of Dez

June Squibb as the voice of Gerel

 

Director:                                 Pete Docter

 

Co-Director:                          Kemp Powers

 

Producer:                               Dana Murray, p.g.a.

 

Executive Producers:            Dan Scanlon

                                                Kiri Hart

 

Story and Screenplay by:     Pete Docter

Kemp Powers

Mike Jones

 

Original Score by:                 Trent Reznor

and Atticus Ross

 

Jazz Compositions and

Arrangements by:                 Jon Batiste

 

Disney and Pixar’s Soul Product Specifications

Street Date:                            March 23, 2021

Product SKUs:                      Digital: 4K UHD, HD, SD

                                          Physical: 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (4K UHD™ + Blu-ray™ Feature + Digital Code), Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray™ Feature + DVD + Digital Code) & DVD

Feature Run Time:               100 minutes

Rating:                                   U.S. Rated PG

Bonus material not rated

Aspect Ratio:                         Digital: 2.39

Physical: 2.39:1

U.S. Audio:                                        4K Ultra HD™: English Dolby Atmos and 2.0 Descriptive Audio, English and Spanish 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus

Blu-ray™: English 7.1 DTS-HDMA and 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital

DVD: English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio

Digital: English Dolby Atmos (UHD only), English 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital

CA Audio:                             4K Ultra HD™: English Dolby Atmos and 2.0 Descriptive Audio, English and French 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus

Blu-ray™: English 7.1 DTS-HDMA and 2.0 Descriptive Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital

DVD: English and French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio

Digital: English Dolby Atmos (UHD only), English 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital

U.S. Subtitles:                        4K Ultra HD™: English SDH and Spanish

Blu-ray™: English SDH and Spanish

DVD: English SDH and Spanish

Digital: English SDH, French, Spanish

CA Subtitles:                         4K Ultra HD™: English SDH and French

Blu-ray™: English SDH and French

DVD: English SDH and French

Digital: English SDH and French

 

 

 

About Pixar Animation Studios

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 37 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $14 billion at the worldwide box office. “Soul,” Pixar’s 23rd feature, is currently streaming on Disney+.

 

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