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Disney and Pixar’s SOUL is sparking to life on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital Media on 23 March 2021 with 8 great bonus features you need to check out!
Have you had a chance to see Disney and Pixar’s SOUL yet? It is Pixar’s 23rd animated picture and their first film to feature a black leading character (Jamie Foxx).
If you are not subscribed to Disney+ yet, here is your chance to win a FREE digital copy of the beautiful family-friendly animated comedy with exclusive, never-before-seen deleted scenes and audio commentary by Pete Docter (Academy Award winning director), Kemp Powers (co-director), and Dana Murray (Academy Award nominated producer).
Jamie Foxx leads an all-star cast in this hilarious, heart-filled adventure. Disney and Pixar’s SOUL introduces Joe, who lands the gig of his life at the best jazz club in town. But one misstep lands Joe in a fantastical place: The Great Before. There, he teams up with soul 22 (Tina Fey), and together they find the answers to some of life’s biggest questions.
Disney and Pixar’s SOUL Deleted Scenes
- Introduction – Writer Mike Jones and story supervisor Kristen Lester introduce the SOUL deleted scenes.
- Mentor Orientation – Joe sneaks into the You Seminar Mentor Program orientation, trying to figure out how on earth he can get back to…Earth.
- Clubhouse Forgery – Joe follows 22 into her “secret lair” as she reluctantly agrees to help him find his way back to Earth.
- Home Lessons – Stuck inside Joe’s body, 22 clumsily attempts to help the downstairs neighbor.
- Living the Dream – Joe has a heart-to-heart with 22 about her fear of living on Earth, then tries to make his way back home via a dream portal.
- Press Shot – Joe, stuck in a cat’s body, and 22, stuck in Joe’s body, take the subway to the jazz club for a publicity photography session.
Disney and Pixar’s SOUL Special Features*
• Audio Commentary – View the film with audio commentary by director Pete Docter, co-director/writer Kemp Powers and producer Dana Murray.
• Not Your Average Joe – See the thought and care that went into crafting Joe and his story in Pixar’s first film to feature a Black leading character.
• Astral Taffy – Get an in-depth look at the artistry and technical innovation that went into creating the sets and characters of Soul’s world.
• Pretty Deep for a Cartoon – The filmmakers tackle big questions, such as: Where does a newborn’s personality come from? What’s the meaning of life? And more!
• Into the Zone: The Music and Sound of SOUL – Explore the movie’s different sonic worlds and discover how music drives and adds specificity to Joe’s journey.
• Soul, Improvised – See how the Pixar Systems team and SOUL’s crew managed to finish the film on schedule during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
• Jazz Greats – Giants of the jazz world who consulted on SOUL share their passion and hard-won wisdom about what music is and does for us all.
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Voice Cast of SOUL
Jamie Foxx as the voice of Joe Gardner
Tina Fey as the voice of 22
Phylicia Rashad as the voice of Libba
Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson as the voice of Curley
Angela Bassett as the voice of Dorothea
Daveed Diggs as the voice of Paul
Graham Norton as the voice of Moonwind
Rachel House as the voice of Terry
Alice Braga as the voice of Counselor Jerry
Richard Ayoade as the voice of Counselor Jerry
Wes Studi as the voice of Counselor Jerry
Fortune Feimster as the voice of Counselor Jerry
Zenobia Shroff as the voice of Counselor Jerry
Donnell Rawlings as the voice of Dez
June Squibb as the voice of Gerel
Behind the Scenes of SOUL
Director: Pete Docter (Inside Out)
Co-Director: Kemp Powers (One Night in Miami)
Producer: Dana Murray, p.g.a. (Pixar Short Lou)
Executive Producers: Dan Scanlon, Kiri Hart
Story and Screenplay by: Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, Mike Jones
Original Score by: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross
Jazz Compositions and Arrangements by: Jon Batiste
Suggested Reading about SOUL
For some great family discussion questions and lessons from SOUL, check out Down the Hobbit Hole’s post here.
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