STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment have officially announced that they will release Brian Henson’s The Happytime Murders on Blu-ray Disc. Starring Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Banks, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale and Leslie David Baker, the film will be available for purchase on December 18.
The Happytime Murders is a raunchy comedy set in the underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show.
- Feature Commentary with Director Brian Henson and voice actor Bill Barretta
- Deleted Scenes
- Gag Reel
- Virtual Environments: Go behind the scenes to see the transformation of the film’s virtual environments including visual effects through backdrops, action scenes, and the movements of the puppets themselves.
- Avatars Demo: VFX supervisors discuss how The Happytime Murders created a new realm of puppet movies by using avatars to make the puppets come to life.
- VFX Breakdown: An overview of the impact of visual special effects in the film.
- Theatrical Trailers