"Super Buddies," the newest movie in the Disney "Buddies" franchise is now available on Blu-ray, DVD, Amazon Instant Video and Digital. While you may have heard of these precious pups, here's a few facts from behind the scenes that you may not be aware of:
• Puppies grow very fast, as a result each film requires approximately 20 dogs to complete.
• Because they grow so fast there could be anywhere from 4-6 puppies which play each character, depending on how fast they grow in each "Buddies" movie.
• The puppies begin their career at around 8 weeks old.
• They are then entered into "Buddy Bootcamp" for about two weeks.
• Around 14 weeks old, their job is done and they are ready for retirement.
• Each character always has two puppies on set for their care and safety.
• Each pup has their own trainer.
• Rosebud was actually played by Cooper, a male puppy.
• There is a long, long, long waiting list to adopt these puppies when there stint on the Buddies movie is done.
(Source: Interview and Meet and Greet with Rosebud and her trainer at Disney Studios, Hollywood)
In this version of buddies, Budderball, Mudbud, B-Dawg, Buddha, and Rosebud are at Fernfield Farms, where their ordinary day becomes extraordinary as they discover mysterious rings that grant each of them their very own super puppy power. They then use their amazing abilities to fight of the shape shifting alien bully who plans to take over the planet.
Anticipate hearing laugh out loud moments and quips from these precious pups and enjoy their amazing antics as they fight the good fight against evil in the universe. It makes for an amazing family movie night.
Talents include John Ratzenberger as Gramps Livingstone and Jason Earles (Hannah Montana) as Jack Schaeffer and Tim Conway as Deputy Sniffer.
Enjoy these free printable Super Buddy activities and sneak peak trailer.