Walt Disney Home Entertainment has issued the official announcement of Zootopia’s home entertainment release. The CG animated comedy-adventure will arrive on Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD and Disney Movies Anywhere on June 7, having broken box office records and earning over $900 million worldwide to-date.
Directed by Byron Howard (Tangled) and Rich Moore (Wreck-It Ralph), Zootopia is set in a modern, mammal metropolis where animals from every habitat live side-by-side. When new rabbit police officer Judy Hopps (voiced by Ginnifer Goodwin) arrives in town, she discovers being the first bunny on the force is not going to be easy. Determined to prove herself, she sets out to crack and unsolved case — even if it means working with a con-artist fox, Nick Wilde (Jason Bateman). But the stakes are raised when the unlikely duo uncover a mysterious plot to turn the city’s predators and prey against each other.
The impressive voice cast also includes Idris Elba, Jenny Slate, Nate Torrence, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Tommy Chong, J.K. Simmons, Octavia Spencer, Alan Tudyk, Shakira, Raymond Persi, Maurice LaMarche, Tiny Lister, John DiMaggio, Katie Lowes and Jesse Corti.
The Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and Digital HD releases come with a nice assortment of bonus features, including seven deleted scenes, a music video for Shakira’s “Try Everything” and a number of informative featurettes:
Zoology: The Roundtables – Ginnifer Goodwin hosts an in-depth look at the movie’s characters, animation, environments and more with Disney Animation artists.
The Origin of an Animal Tale – 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.
Research: A True-Life Adventure – The filmmakers reflect on their worldwide travels to find inspiration for the characters and cityscapes of Zootopia and observing animal behavior at Disney’s Animal Kingdom park.
Z.P.D. Forensic Files – A guide to the movie’s hidden Easter Eggs.
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.
The standalone DVD includes Scoretopia and the music video, while the Digital HD version has an exclusive “International Character Reel.”