CULVER CITY, Calif. (November 30, 2016) – WWE Superstars John Cena®, Undertaker®, Triple H®, Paige™ and Mr. McMahon,® along with actors Jon Heder, Diedrich Bader, and Jeremy Shada, lend their voice talents to Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios’ family-friendly adventure “Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania,” the sequel to the Academy Award® nominated “Surf’s Up” (2007, Best Animated Feature). Debuting on DVD and Digital on January 17th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, “Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania” follows surfer penguin Cody Maverick as his childhood dream comes true when The Hang 5, a world famous surf crew known for their extreme stunts and personalities, visits his island. Cody joins the crew on a journey to a mysterious spot to surf the biggest waves in the world and they challenge him on the skills it takes to become a member of The Hang 5 – power, speed, endurance and teamwork.
“Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania” comes loaded with totally rad bonus material, leading with hilarious bloopers and a special featurette showcasing WWE Superstars John Cena and Triple H, and WWE Announcer Michael Cole, recording their voices for the film in “Behind the Mic: Hanging with the Dream Team.” In the animated featurette “Chicken Joe’s Extreme Slaughter Island Tour,” Chicken Joe has fans relive some of his favorite booby-trapped, tight roped, lava filled Slaughter Island hot spots. You’ll “lava!” this place once you’re done with the tour! The release also comes with character drawing lessons from Director Henry Yu, along with a piece that dives into the making of this film’s unique score in “Inside the Music with Composer Toby Chu.”
Directed by Henry Yu, “Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania” is based on a screenplay by Abdul Williams. The film is a co-financed production between Sony Pictures Animation and WWE Studios, and is produced by Michelle L.M. Wong and executive produced by Michael Luisi.
DVD and Digital Bonus Materials Include:
- “Behind the Mic: Hanging with the Dream Team”
- “Chicken Joe’s Extreme Slaughter Island Tour”
- “How to Draw Your Favorite Characters with Henry Yu”
- “Inside the Music with Composer Toby Chu”
“Surf’s Up 2: WaveMania” has a run time of approximately 84 minutes.
Available on DVD & Digital HD January 17