Fox announced a December 11 release date for "Ice Age: Continental Drift," the fourth full-length animated feature in the series (following "Ice Age," 2000; "Ice Age 2: The Meltdown," 2006; and "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," 2009):
Los Angeles, CA (October 4, 2012) — Ahoy, matey! Blue Sky Studios unveils a brand new chapter in one of the most successful film franchises of all time. Bringing together the visually epic and the emotionally powerful, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT sets sail on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on December 11, just in time for the holidays.
Sub-zero heroes Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon a high-seas adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they try to reunite with their herd. In the wake of these upheavals, Sid reunites with his cantankerous Granny, and the herd encounters a ragtag menagerie of seafaring pirates determined to stop them from returning home.
Showcasing the coolest cast of all-time, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT, stars Ray Romano (“Everybody Loves Raymond”), John Leguizamo (Moulin Rouge), Denis Leary (“Rescue Me”), Queen Latifah (The Secret Life of Bees), Seann William Scott (Planet 51), Josh Peck (“Drake & Josh”), and Simon Pegg (Shaun of the Dead). Joining the familiar Ice Age family for this newest franchise installment are some of the entertainment world’s brightest talents including Jennifer Lopez (“American Idol”), Aziz Ansari (“Parks and Recreation”), Peter Dinklage (“Game of Thrones”), Wanda Sykes (Monster-in-Law), Heather Morris (“Glee”), and hip hop sensations Nicki Minaj and Drake.
Overflowing with treasure for the whole family to enjoy, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT 3D is filled to the bow with bonus material including an all new coloring app with enhanced Blu-ray features, interactive features such as “Party with a Pirate!” mode, sing and dance along songs, music videos, deleted scenes, exclusive featurettes, and more! In addition, fans can watch the film in sign along mode with American Sign Language interpretation from actor Sean Berdy (“Switched at Birth”). Prebook is November 14.
ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT Blu-ray 3D Special Features
● Party with a Pirate! Mode
● Sign Along Mode
● Exclusive Featurettes
● Through a Pirate’s Spyglass: Voices Ahoy and Capturing the Crew
● Granny and the Stink of the Sloths
● Scrat Got Your Tongue?
● Whale of a Tale: Drifts, Rifts, Beasties and Myths
● Shimmy Shake Music Section
● Gutt’s Sing-Along Shanty Shimmy Shake
● “We Are” Extended Music Video
● “Chasing the Sun” by The Wanted Music Video
● “The Sid Shuffle” Dance Along
● Deleted Scenes
● Dr. Granny
● Shell Game
● Ice Age: The Story So Far
● Original Theatrical Trailers
● The Scratist
The 3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray feature an English DTS-HD MA 7.1 soundtrack, while the DVD offers an English Dolby Digital 5.1 audio. "Ice Age: Continental Drift" is presented in 2.40:1 aspect ratio, "enhanced" for 16x9 televisions. The feature runs 88 minutes and is rated PG.