Vudu Welcomes ‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ & ‘Lightyear’ with New Clips, Activities

Minions: The Rise of Gru and Lightyear have arrived on Vudu, and as a special treat, fans can get free access to exclusive clips for both films. Check out a behind-the-scenes clip of Steve Carell (Gur), as well as an extended nine-minute preview of Buzz’s origin story starring the voices of Chris Evans, Keke Palmer, Taika Waititi and Peter Sohn as robot cat Sox.

For a truly epic family movie night, Vudu is providing a guide to fun activities, games and crafts for a night the whole household will never forget! Families can join the Minions on a trip back in time with Vudu’s activity sheets that include instructions for making a Minions pet rock and how to create an origami ninja star, minions badges, minion popsicle stick puppets, as well as access to special coloring sheets, a special banana split recipe, “admit one” tickets to your own living room with reserved seating on the couch and more!

(Note: Parents should read through activity instructions fully before starting, additional supplies may be needed.)

For fans interested in spreading a little Minions madness, Vudu is offering seven unique gift card designs available for purchase (check them out). Plus, for a limited time, fans purchasing Minions: The Rise of Gru on Vudu will get a discount code good for 50% off the new Exploding Minions family game, the Minions-themed version of the popular Exploding Kittens, featuring new cards, illustrations and banana-fueled hilarity. Here’s how to play the game and here are details on the limited time offer.

From Universal’s Illumiantion Entertainment, Minions: The Rise of Gru tags along as teenage Gru (voiced by Steve Carrell) joins forces with Kevin, Stuart and Bob (Pierre Coffin) to defeat the Vicious 6 in an adventure featuring spectacular action and the franchise’s signature subversive humor. The star-powered voice cast features Taraji P. Henson, Michelle Yeoh, RZA, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Lucy Lawless, Dolph Lundgren, Danny Trejo, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews and Alan Arkin.

Disney-Pixar’s Lightyear is the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear (Chris Evans), the hero who inspired the toy. The sci-fi action-adventure follows the legendary space ranger on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy (Keke Palmer), Mo (Taika Waititi) and Darby (Dale Soules), and his robot companion Sox (Peter Sohn). As this motley crew embark on their toughest mission yet, they must learn to work as a team to escape the evil Zurg (James Brolin) and his dutiful robot army who are never far behind.

Rent or buy Minions: Rise of Gru and Lightyear on Vudu now.



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