It’s nearly here! The release of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Peyton finally watched the first one, Mamma Mia! the other weekend and she loved it! Now she cannot wait to see Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again. Plus, our local dinner theatre, The Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, is going to be performing Mamma Mia! next year!!! We are super excited about that. If you haven’t seen Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again here’s a little background about the release to DVD/Blu-Ray and what to expect –
In 1979, high-spirited and courageous Young Donna Sheridan (James), Young Tanya (Wynn) and Young Rosie(Davies)—aka Donna and The Dynamos—graduate from Oxford University, and Donna joyfully embarks on her adventures through Europe to fulfill her destiny on the Greek island of Kalokairi. On her journey, she makes the acquaintance of three attractive young men—including Young Harry(Skinner), who has been posted in Paris to swot up on the “European ways,” and Young Bill (Dylan) who offers to take Donna to the island on his sailboat. Once there, she comes across Young Sam (Irvine), who seems as heroic as he is handsome, and she promptly falls blissfully head-over-heels-in-love. Donna’s happiness is palpable and infectious. Her mindset to make this magical island her new home, she finds a singing job in the local tavern and shelter in a ramshackle farmhouse. However, when she discovers Sam is engaged to another woman, Donna’s heart is broken. Tanya and Rosie swoop in to save their friend, but it turns out she doesn’t need rescuing. As she waves
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again—Domestic Production Information4them goodbye, Donna’s optimism is restored in the knowledge she is expecting a child. In the present day on Kalokairi, Sophie Sheridan (Seyfried), with the support of Sam (Brosnan), her step-father—and one of her three possible biological dads—has dedicated herselfto fulfilling Donna’s (Streep) dream of renovating the taverna. Sophie plans to transformit into the magnificent Hotel Bella Donna in her honor. Donna’s greatest friends, Tanya (Baranski) and Rosie (Walters), arrive on the island for the lavish grandopening but Sophie’s hotel manager, Señor Cienfuegos (Garcia), warns that a terrible stormisapproaching. Sophie is distraught as the wind and rain pound the island, her opening party plans in tatters. To make matters worse, all transport is down. As Rosie and Tanya struggle to lift Sophie’s spirits, the skies clear and a miraculous, glorious flotilla comes sailing through the sparkling waters towardthe island. On board are north of 150 fishermen ready to celebratealong with Bill (Skarsgård), Harry (Firth) and Sophie’s boyfriend, Sky (Cooper). The joyous reunion is crowned by the surprise arrival of her long absent, dazzling grandmother Ruby (Cher). Standing outside the Hotel Bella Donna where it all began, Sophie’s connection to her mother has never felt so strong. With the colorful celebration in full swing, surrounded by music and those she loves most in the world, Sophie reveals that she and Sky have a secret of their own to share…
Doesn’t that sound amazing?!?
BONUS FEATURES INCLUDE
- Sing-Along – Watch the film and sing along to the lyrics displayed at the bottom of the screen. With 22 musical numbers from “Dancing Queen” to “Take a chance on Me,” take your home entertainment experience to a whole new level!
- Anatomy of a Musical Number: “Lay All Your Love on Me” – This featurette includes footage of Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper as they create one of the movie’s most unforgettable scenes.
- The Making of Mamma Mia! The Movie – Executive producers Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson join director Phyllida Lloyd, writer Catherine Johnson and producers Judy Craymer and Gary Goetzman, to give viewers an in – depth look into the creation of Mamma Mia! The Movie
- “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!” Music Video
- Feature Commentary with Director Phyllida Lloyd
- Deleted Scenes
- And Much More! Mamma Mia! The Movie 10th Anniversary will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM, DVD, and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.
- 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multi-dimensional sound experience.
- Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
- Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
- MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere.
And you can enter to win your very own copy! Enter below and I’ll pick a winner next week.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again