The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (2018)
Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Disney's dazzling adventure The Nutcracker and the Four Realms - inspired by E.T.A. Hoffmann's classic tale and the beloved ballet The Nutcracker - carried audiences along with 14-year-old Clara (Mackenzie Foy) to a magical, mysterious world with breathtaking performances by Misty Copeland plus sweets, snowflakes, soldiers, scurrying mice... and no shortage of surprises.
Destined to become an annual viewing tradition for adventurers of all ages, the film arrives home with never-before seen extras and deleted scenes on Blu-ray and DVD 11th March 2019 from Walt Disney Home Entertainment.
Bonus features include a discussion with American Ballet Theatre's Misty Copeland about her role as the enchanting Ballerina Princess, her personal history with The Nutcracker ballet, and her inspirational and historic rise within the world of dance. Extras take viewers on the set of The Nutcracker and the Four Realms to meet both new and reimagined characters, and discover how the Land of Sweets, Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and mysterious Fourth Realm were created to such dazzling effect. Deleted scenes provide a look at magical moments that didn't make the final version of the movie.
In The Nutcracker and the Four Realms, Clara travels along a golden thread, presented at Drosselmeyer's (Morgan Freeman) annual party, eagerly searching for a one-of-a-kind key that will unlock a music box that holds a priceless gift. When she enters a mysterious parallel world, Clara encounters a Nutcracker soldier named Phillip (Jayden Fowora-Knight), a gang of mice and three Realm regents, including the Sugar Plum Fairy (Keira Knightley). Ultimately, she must brave the ominous Fourth Realm, home to the tyrant Mother Ginger (Helen Mirren), to retrieve the key and return harmony to the unstable world.
- On Pointe: A Conversation with Misty Copeland - Copeland shares the thrill of portraying one of her favourite characters in a whole new way
- Unwrapping "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" - Dive into the production design, sets, costumes and more that helped transform a beloved ballet into an adventurous movie
- The Stahlbaums Arrive deleted scene - As the Stahlbaums enter the Christmas Eve ball, the butler attempts to announce them to the assembled guests
- deleted scene "Follow Your Ribbon" - Drosselmeyer encourages a reluctant Clara to go find her gift
- Deleted scene "Clara Asks About Her Mother" - Sugar Plum gives Clara a tour of her mother's bedroom
- Deleted scene "Left, Left, Left, Left, Left" - Wandering lost in the forest, palace guards Cavalier and Harlequin quarrel about which way to go
- Deleted scene "Out with the Old" - Sugar Plum makes sweeping changes to the palace decor
- Music video "Fall on Me" Performed by Andrea Bocelli Featuring Matteo Bocelli. Experience superstar tenor Andrea Bocelli and his son Matteo Bocelli performing their first duet together in this uplifting song
- Music video "The Nutcracker Suite" Performed by Lang Lang - Get swept up in a series of images from the movie, set to Tchaikovsky's music and featuring world-renowned pianist Lang Lang
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.