Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has announced that the fourth, and perhaps final, feature-length Futurama movie will hit retail on DVD and Blu-ray on Feb. 24. Titled Futurama: Into The Wild Green Yonder, the release boasts guest spots by illusionist Penn Jillette, hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg, talk radio star Phil Hendrie and Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane, as well as a host of bonus features.
Mankind stands on the brink of a wondrous new Green Age, but ancient forces of darkness, three years older than time itself, have returned to wreak destruction. Meanwhile, Bender is in love with a married fembot, and Leela’s on the run from the law’Zapp Brannigan’s law. Fry is the last hope for the universe and fans will finally learn the truth about ‘Number 9 Man,’ a mysterious character from the earliest days of the series.
Bonus materials will include audio commentary from Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche and various writers and animators. There will also be a making-of mockumentary, deleted scenes, a storyboard animatic, 3D models with animator discussion, a ‘How to Draw Futurama In 10 Very Difficult Steps’ tutorial, an examination of the acting technique of Penn Jillette and the featurettes Matt Groening and David X. Cohen in Space!, Bender’s Movie Theater Etiquette and Zapp Brannigan’s Guide to Making Love at a Woman. The Blu-ray version will also offer video picture-in-picture commentary by Matt Groening, David X. Cohen, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche, Michael Rowe, Lee Supercinski, Patric M. Verrone and Peter Avanzino. The movie will carry a suggested retail price of $29.98 on DVD and $39.98 on Blu-ray.