The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature drops in November

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature packed on the major voices for this squirrelly tale. Jackie Chan, Bobby Canavale, Will Arnett, Katherine Heigl, Maya Rudolph, Bobby Moynihan, Isabela Moner, Jeff Dunham and Gabriel Iglesias. The movie is perfect for kids who stare out the window in the fall wondering how many nuts and acorns the local squirrels will hide in the backyard. The DVD and Blu-ray doesn’t come out until November 14, but you can get the digital version on Oct. 31. Here’s the press release from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment:

WILL ARNETT, KATHERINE HEIGL, MAYA RUDOPLH AND JACKIE CHAN LEND THEIR VOICES IN THE HILARIOUS ANIMATED SEQUEL
 
THE NUT JOB 2: NUTTY BY NATURE
 

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL OCTOBER 31, 2017
AND ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD NOVEMBER 14, 2017
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
 
Universal City, September 20, 2017 – Surly and his friends are back in the action-packed animated adventure, The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, coming to Digital on October 31, 2017 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD, and On Demand on November 14, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Filled with heart and animal hijinks, this family-friendly comedy introduces new fan-favorite characters including Mr. Feng (Jackie Chan, Kung Fu Panda), the adorable but deadly city mouse, and Frankie, the love-struck bulldog (Bobby Canavale, Ant-Man). The film also features an incredible voice cast including Will Arnett (Lego Batman), Katherine Heigl (“Grey’s Anatomy”), Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids), Bobby Moynihan (“Saturday Night Live”), Isabela Moner (Transformers: The Last Knight), Jeff Dunham (Smurfs: The Lost Village) and Gabriel Iglesias (The Fluffy Movie). The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature comes packed with exciting bonus content including deleted scenes, special animation and art reels as well as a feature commentary with the filmmakers, giving viewers a peek inside the making of the film and how the characters were brought to life.  
 
Surly Squirrel (Arnett) and the gang are back, returning to Liberty Park after they are forced to leave their easy life at the nut store. Getting back to nature is the last thing Surly wants to do, but when a greedy mayor decides to destroy the park to build an amusement park, Surly and his ragtag critter friends must band together to save the place they call home.
 
BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES:
Deleted Scene
Animation Progression Reels: Watch as two key scenes are brought to life, from storyboard and pre-visualization, to final animation, lighting and effects.
Concept Art Reel: See the concept art that inspired animators to create the world of The Nut Job 2.
Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer Cal Brunker and Producer/Co-Writer Bob Barlen
FILMMAKERS
Cast:  Will Arnett, Maya Rudolph, Jackie Chan, Katherine Heigl, Bobby Moynihan, Bobby Cannavale, Isabela Moner, Jeff Dunham, Gabriel Igelsias
Directed By: Cal Brunker
Written By: Scott Bindley, Cal Brunker, Bob Barlen
Produced By: Harry Linden, Jongsoo Kim, Youngki Lee, Li Li Ma, Jonghan Kim, Bob Barlen
Executive Producers:  Daniel Woo, Mike Karz, William Bindley, Hoejin Ha, Hong Kim, Gui Ping Zhang, Zhao Lan Wu, Hyungkon Kim
Animation Director: Daryl Graham 
Art Director: Andrew Woodhouse  
Edited By:  Paul Hunter
CG Supervisor:  Graham Olsen, L. Cliff Brett
Music By:  Heitor Pereira
Music Supervisor:  John Houlihan
Casting Director: Linda Lamontagne 
Post-Production Supervisor: Gregor Hutchison
 
TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: November 14, 2017
Copyright:  2017 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 55186694
Running Time: 1 Hour and 31 Minutes
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG for action and some rude humor
Language/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
 
TECHNICAL INFORMATION – DVD:
Street Date: November 14, 2017
Copyright:  2017 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 55186698

Running Time: 1 Hour and 31 Minutes
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: Rated PG for action and some rude humor
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1

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