The Years Biggest Comedy Premieres on DVD and HD DVD Tuesday, November 13th

The Years Biggest Animated Film Gets Even Bigger with New Ogre-Sized Bonus Features and Shrek-tacular Prizes

DreamWorks' Shrek the Third, The Year's Biggest Comedy Premieres On DVD and HD DVD Tuesday, November 13th (Photo: Business Wire)

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--()--Hear ye! Hear ye! Prepare for king-sized laughs as DreamWorks Animations newest adventure in the largest theatrical animated franchise ever gets the royal treatment on DVD and HD DVD on Tuesday, November 13th. The best Shrek yet (Pat Collins, WWOR-TV), Shrek the Third has earned over $785 million in worldwide box office and secured a spot as the largest domestic animated film opening and the third-largest debut in cinema history. Shrek the Third chronicles the continued adventures of Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and Puss in Boots from Shrek and Shrek 2 with new characters including a magical, misguided Merlin, an awkward Arthur, a powerful posse of Princesses and a bundle of unexpected arrivals. As the all-star cast and characters you love return for another all-new royal adventure, the biggest comedy of the year becomes the must-have home entertainment event of the holidays.

The Shrek the Third DVD and HD DVD presentations are ogre-loaded with bonus material, giving viewers the chance to join the whole Shrek family for hours of entertainment and activities. Everyone with two legs (or four) can master the Donkey Dance with the help of Donkeys wildly entertaining step-by-step instructions. In Shreks Guide to Parenthood viewers receive wise and wacky parental advice from Donkey, Puss in Boots, Pinocchio and Gingy. In addition to cast profiles, Lost Scenes, Big Green Goofs and much more, Shrek and Donkey provide How to Be Green environmental tips for kids. The DVD includes a wealth of exciting DVD-ROM features, such as Shrek Shmash-Ups, which allow aspiring filmmakers of all ages to choose and mix scenes from all three Shrek films and put them to music, as well as many more Shrek-tivties including printables, games and more.

The HD DVD includes a number of interactive and web-enabled features. The Animators Corner is an all-new, interactive, picture-in-picture experience featuring storyboards relevant to the scenes on screen, plus branching to the Lost Scenes; The World of Shrek is a movie guide that provides biographies of key characters and the actors who voice them; My Menus are customizable character-themed menus; Shreks Trivia Track features pop-up fun facts; and Donkeys Digital Coloring Book is an interactive coloring book that allows viewers to digitally paint their favorite scenes.

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DreamWorks SHREK® Debuts at 81st Annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade®

This Thanksgiving, DreamWorks Animations giant ogre flies in from Far Far Away and takes over Manhattan as Shrek® makes his grand debut, flying high in the 81st Annual Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade® on Thursday, November 22nd. Beginning at 9:00 a.m. ET, fans can watch as Shrek flies down the streets of New York City for the first time, delighting over 3.5 million spectators and more than 50 million television viewers nationwide. Shrek marks the start of the holiday season at the Parade and serves as Macys Official 2007 Holiday Ambassador. An exclusive Shrek holiday plush toy will be available beginning November 1st at all Macys stores nationwide and on Fans can purchase the plush Shrek for $14.95 with any purchase of $35 or more.


The Shrek the Third DVD and HD DVD presentations offer not only a fantastically entertaining movie but also a swamp full of bonus content for fans of all ages:

-- Shreks Guide to Parenthood - Donkey, Puss in Boots, Pinocchio and
   Gingy offer their priceless parenting tips for Shrek & Fiona!
-- Meet the Cast & Behind-the-Scenes featurette
-- Lost Scenes
-- Tech of Shrek
-- Hilarious Donkey Dance music video
-- Big Green Goofs
-- DreamWorks Animation Video Jukebox
-- DreamWorks Kids - This Way to Play - Fun and creative bonus
   features for kids, including:
    -- Learn to Donkey Dance: Youve seen his video, now Donkey
       teaches the moves
    -- How to Be Green: Shrek and Donkey give kids fun and simple tips
       on how to be environmentally friendly every day (from
       conserving water and energy to building your very own worm
    -- Merlins Magic Crystal Ball: Let Merlin answer all of your
       deepest questions

DVD Feature:

-- Worcestershire Academy Yearbook Take an interactive flip through Arties yearbook, where you can meet 30 of his classmates and hear sound bites of yearbook quotes and dedications

DVD-ROM Features:

-- Shrek Shmash-Ups: Shrek's take on popular "mash-up" technology. Mix
   scenes from all three Shrek movies with music and more to create
   your own short film!
-- Royal Tournament Games: Captain Shrek's High Seas Adventure,
   Shrek's Eyeball Dropper, Gingy's Dreamz and more games featuring
   your favorite characters
-- Additional Shrek-tivities (including games, printables, weblinks
   and more)

Exclusive HD DVD Features:

-- The Animators' Corner: A feature-length picture-in-picture
   storyboard reel with a contextual branch to lost scenes
-- My Menus: Customize your menus with themes based on your favorite
   character, choosing from Shrek, Donkey, Fiona, Puss in Boots and
-- Web-Enabled Downloadable Features:
    -- Shrek's Trivia Track: Discover hilarious trivia with pop-up

Future Web-Enabled Downloadable Features:

-- The World of Shrek: A movie guide with bigraphies of talent and
   characters from the film
-- Donkey's Digital Coloring Book: Interactive feature allows you to
   digitally paint your favorite scenes


Get ready for Thirds the greatest fairy tale never told continues with a brand new, hilarious comedy of royal proportions. When his frog-in-law suddenly croaks, Shrek embarks on another whirlwind adventure with Donkey and Puss in Boots to find the rightful heir to the throne. Everyones favorite cast of animated characters returns, along with a magical, misguided Merlin, an awkward Arthur, a powerful posse of Princesses, and a bundle of unexpected arrivals. Only Shrek can tell a tale where everyone lives happily ever laughter!


Shrek the Third features a royal line-up of all-star talent, including Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Rupert Everett, Justin Timberlake, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Cheri Oteri, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Amy Sedaris, John Krasinski and Ian McShane.

About DreamWorks Animation SKG

DreamWorks Animation SKG (NYSE:DWA) is devoted to producing high-quality family entertainment through the use of computer-generated (CG) animation. Utilizing world-class creative talent and state-of-the-art technological capabilities, the company is committed to making two computer-animated feature films a year that appeal to a broad movie-going audience.

About Shrek

DreamWorks Animations most successful franchise to date, the Shrek series began with the acquisition of William Steigs book in 1990, with the original Shrek going on to win the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature in 2001. The sequel, Shrek 2, proved even more popular than the first, practically doubling the worldwide box office take of the original to become the third highest-grossing film of all time. Shrek the Third, the latest installment, recently wrote box office history by scoring the biggest opening weekend ever for an animated film and continues to perform in its current global run.

About Paramount Home Entertainment

Paramount Home Entertainment (PHE) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NYSE:VIA)(VIA.B), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. PHE is responsible for the worldwide sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment products on behalf of various parties including: Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks Studios, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, CBS, PBS and Hasbro and for providing home entertainment fulfillment services for DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment.

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