Disney, Boys & Girls Clubs and LEGO Systems build Toy Story & Toy Story 2 mural
By April MacIntyre Mar 23, 2010, 2:47 GMT
Buzz Lightyear, courtesy of PIXAR
The classic Toy Story film from Pixar in 1995 was a resplendent new venture - not cartoon, not live action - but a completely different computer animation and audiences responded in droves.
Now Disney, Boys & Girls Clubs and LEGO Systems, Inc will team up to support Toy Story and Toy Story 2 High Definition Home Entertainment Debut, the DVD's to be released March 23.
Kids from six different Boys & Girls Clubs across the US in regional markets have built a portion of an elaborate Toy Story mural out of LEGO® bricks , which will be assembled for the first time in Los Angeles to create a one-of-a-kind mural in support of the Toy Story & Toy Story 2 release on Blu-ray™ (March 23).
The cities included: Washington DC, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Denver and Los Angeles
One of the most beloved movies of all time comes to life in LEGO® form! Buzz Lightyear and Woody are joined by other favorite characters in minifigure form as the adventure builds in the playroom with LEGO sets inspired by classic Toy Story and Toy Story 2, as well as the much-anticipated June release of Toy Story 3.
This March 23, 2010 Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment proudly presents the eagerly awaited high definition debuts of Disney Pixar’s original animated classics Toy Story and Toy Story 2.
In 1995, Toy Story made history as the first feature-length computer animated film and, together with its beloved sequel Toy Story 2, helped establish Disney•Pixar as creators of unrivaled quality family entertainment.
Now, viewers can rediscover the hidden world of toys and what happens when humans leave the room - and the toys come to life - as Toy Story and Toy Story 2 debut on Disney Blu-ray™+ DVD Combo Pack, followed seven weeks later by the Special Edition DVDs.
For the first time ever, these films will be presented with 1080p high definition picture and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio sound, along with hours of innovative new bonus features. Also included are exclusive sneak peeks at Disney•Pixar’s Toy Story 3, hitting U.S. theaters on June 18, 2010.
Disney’s relationship with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) has spanned more than 50 years.
As early as 1963, Walt Disney served as an honorary member of the Board of Directors and did a public service announcement for the “Boys Club,” the official name of the organization at the time. In recent years, Disney has donated millions in financial and in-kind donations as well as volunteer services to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America.