Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and Paramount Home Media Distribution have announced that they’ll release Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie, Nickelodeon’s brand-new Original Movie featuring a storyline picking up where the original Hey Arnold! TV series ended, on DVD on Tuesday 13th February 2018! Below is the DVD’s official information, followed by a picture of the packaging, via TVShowsOnDVD.com:
Hey! Arnold is back – and he’s about to go where no football-headed fourth grader has gone before! When his class wins a trip to San Lorenzo, the last known place his parents were seen, Arnold is excited to finally uncover exactly what happened to his mom and dad.
But the road to the truth proves to be more than he bargained for when pirates kidnap him and his friends. Even if they band together to escape their clutches, will the hazardous jungle and the mysterious Green-Eyed People get in the way of the long-awaited reunion he’s dreamt of his whole life?
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie has a running time of approximately 66 minutes when stripped of the commercial breaks, and is written and produced by the original series creator, Craig Bartlett. It features 19 voices from the original series, plus introduces new voices such as Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, Raiders of the Lost Ark) playing the villain “Lasombra.”
UPDATE (12/19): Amazon.com are now accepting pre-orders for the Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie, which is currently priced $13.99 (USD)! Additionally, Olivia Hack, who voices Rhonda in Nickelodeon’s iconic ’90s series and “The Jungle Movie”, has announced on Twitter that the DVD will feature special features!
Amazon.com has a listing for the item,
but isn’t accepting pre-orders as of when this is originally published (check back, though, because I’m sure they’ll begin soon!). It is currently unknown whether ‘Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie’ will also get a Blu-ray release,
Also fresh out the oven is the Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie Coloring Book by Hey Arnold! composer Jim Lang!
UPDATE (1/12): Below is Nickelodeon and Paramount Home Media Distribution’s official press release announcing the news, via TVShowsOnDVD.com:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE BELOVED FOOTBALL HEAD
RETURNS TO SCREENS IN THE
FIELD TRIP OF A LIFETIME
THE JUNGLE MOVIE
Available on DVD February 13, 2018
NEW YORK – Nickelodeon’s fan-favorite animated series Hey Arnold!, which burst back onto screens (and back into hearts) this past fall with the long-awaited Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie, is coming to DVD on February 13, 2018. Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie features a storyline that picks up where the original TV series ended in 2004, following the kids on the field trip of a lifetime, where Arnold and his friends embark on a quest to achieve his dream of finding his missing parents.
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie resolves unanswered questions and plotlines – including Arnold finally getting answers about the whereabouts of his missing parents – and provides all of the humor, and friendship that made the original series such a long-standing fan-favorite.
Produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment and distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution, Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie will be available on DVD February 13, 2018, for the suggested retail price of $13.99.
Hey Arnold! The Jungle Movie fast facts:
Street Date: February 13, 2018
Running Time: 80 Minutes
Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish and French Stereo
Nickelodeon, now in its 38th year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, digital, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon’s U.S. television network is seen in more than 90 million households and has been the number-one-rated kids’ basic cable network for 22 consecutive years.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form content, apps, games, consumer products, social media experiences and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 180 countries. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Originally posted: Thursday, December 14, 2017.
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