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Sophie and Xander absolutely adore The Little Mermaid. They can't get enough of Flounder, Sebastian, Scuttle, and of course, the beautiful Ariel! So when I learned that there is a brand new, 2 movie set coming out, I became pretty excited. After all, Ariel's story didn't begin OR end with The Little Mermaid!
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea and The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning are included in this great 2 movie DVD collection. This set is available for the first time on Disney Blu-ray Combo Pack on November 19, 2013. (Yep! Just a few short days away!)
We got a sneak peek of this great collection, and my kids were absolutely thrilled. The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning, they got to see Ariel as a small child, and learned why music was once outlawed in their underwater kingdom.
In The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea, we got to meet Melody, the beautiful and strong-willed daughter of Ariel and Prince Eric! There is also a different villain, but I don't want to give too much away. You'll have to watch the movie to find out who it is!
About the Movies :
Synopsis: The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
All of your favorite characters from The Little Mermaid continue their adventures in this enchanting sequel to one of the most celebrated animated films of all time. Even though her parents tell her merpeople and Atlantica are just “old fish tales,” Ariel’s daughter, Melody, dreams of being part of that magical world. In an unforgettable story that will take your breath away, all the good creatures on the land and under the sea must join forces to show Melody that both her worlds can live in perfect harmony.
Cast: The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid, Toy Story 3) as Ariel, Samuel E. Wright (The Little Mermaid, Dinosaur) as Sebastian, Tara Strong (Princess Mononoke,Spirited Away) as Melody, Pat Carroll (The Little Mermaid, My Neighbor Totoro) as Morgana, Buddy Hackett (The Little Mermaid, Buddy Hackett Live and Uncensored) as Scuttle, Kenneth Mars (Young Frankenstein, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid) as King Triton, Cam Clarke (Hotel Transylvania, The Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride) as Flounder
The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning
One of Disney’s most beloved characters reveals the extraordinary events that led up to her transformation into a princess! Long before Ariel walked on land and into Prince Eric’s heart, she was one of seven beloved daughters of powerful King Triton. But times were troubled in the underwater kingdom – and music was banned! In this magical adventure, Ariel, her fun-loving sisters, and her loyal friends Sebastian and Flounder strive to bring music and friendship back to Atlantica. Featuring breathtaking animation – and some thrilling surprises – The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning is an enchanting tale you’ll share with your family again and again!
The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning
Jodi Benson (The Little Mermaid, Toy Story 3) as Ariel, Samuel E. Wright (The Little Mermaid, Dinosaur) as Sebastian, Jim Cummings (Shrek, Aladdin) as King Triton, Sally Field (Forrest Gump, Lincoln) as Marina Del Ray, Parker Goris (Delta Farce / Kingdom Hearts II) as Flounder
Bonus Features: THE LITTLE MERMAID II: RETURN TO THE SEA
(Blu-ray & DVD) “The Little Mermaid II” Storybook
Deleted Song “Gonna Get My Wish”
Classic Animated Short “Merbabies”
THE LITTLE MERMAID: ARIEL’S BEGINNING
Splashdance: A Dancer’s Adventures Under The Sea
Deleted Scenes with intros by Director Peggy Holmes
Music & More
Sing Along With The Movie
The Little Mermaid: Under the Sea and Behind the Scenes on Broadway (DVD only)
Mermaid Discovery Vanity Game (DVD only)
This amazing movie set will be released on November 19th. You can also preorder it today on Amazon !
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