Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada

November 21, 2008 10:00 ET

The Hanson Brothers and Greyston Holt Celebrate Slap Shot 3: The Junior League at DVD Signing on Tuesday, November 25, 2008


TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 21, 2008) -

Media Alert/Photo Opportunity: Stars of Slap Shot 3 in Toronto

To celebrate the DVD release of Slap Shot 3: The Junior League, Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada invites hockey fans to meet the legendary Hanson Brothers and star of the film, Greyston Holt on Tuesday, November 25th, 2008. Pick up your copy of Slap Shot 3: The Junior League and have it signed by the Hanson brothers and Greyston Holt at The Queensway Blockbuster store located at 125 The Queensway in Toronto.

Slap Shot 3: The Junior League is the hilarious new installment in the classic film franchise starring the Hanson Brothers and Leslie Nielsen. Its outrageous, off-beat humour and hard hitting hockey action combine with memorable characters to create an upbeat, underdog story for the next generation of hockey fans.

WHO: The Hanson Brothers and the star of Slap Shot 3: The Junior League,
Greyston Holt

WHAT: Slap Shot 3: The Junior League DVD Signing

WHEN: Tuesday, November 25th, 2008
3:00pm - 4:30pm

WHERE: Blockbuster
125 The Queensway (Queensway & Parklawn)
Etobicoke, ON

Talent Access: Media will have the opportunity to obtain images of the talent during the DVD signing; however due to time constraints, interviews will not be granted onsite.

About Slap Shot 3: The Junior League

Available on DVD November 25th from Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada, the Hanson brothers are back delivering more hard-hitting action and outrageous, unforgettable laughs in an all-new installment of this classic sports comedy franchise. Also starring comic genius Leslie Nielsen and cameos from hockey greats Mark Messier and Doug Gilmour, this irreverent sports comedy about a group of underdogs proves that with a little hard work and a whole lot of spirit, even the impossible is possible.

Bonus Features

- Deleted Scenes

- The Making of Slap Shot 3: The Junior League: See what it took to bring this new installment to the ice featuring interviews from Director Richard Martin and actor Leslie Nielsen.

- Hockey Legends: Mark Messier and Doug Gilmour discuss what it was like working with the Hanson brothers and breakdown the different scenes they appeared in and the challenges they faced. Mark Messier also gives tips and technique on how to perform a proper Slap Shot.

Technical Information

Street Date: November 25, 2008
Price: $32.99
Rating: PG for language and rude humour
Selection Number: 63107450 Anamorphic Widescreen
Running Time: 1 Hour 31 Minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 1.78:1
Languages: English and French
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1

Cast and Film-makers:

Cast: Jeff Carlson, Steve Carlson, David Hanson, Leslie Nielsen, Greyston
Holt, Lynda Boyd, Mark Messier, Brett Kelly, Emma Lahana, Eric Keenleyside,
Samuel Patrick Chu, Tyler Johnston, Ryan Grantham, Darien Provost, Peter
Benson, Adrian Hough, Danny Bristol, Stephanie Belding, Sara Canning, Scott
Patey, Marc Gaudet, Kirk McMeekan, Ryan McDonell, Hunter Elliott.
Directed by: Richard Martin
Screenplay by: Brad Riddell
Produced by: Connie Dolphin
Cinematographer: Neil Cervin
Production Designer: James Hazell
Editor: Roger Mattiussi

About Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada

Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada is a division of Universal Studios Canada Inc. (www.universalstudioscanada.com). Universal Studios is a part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates the No. 1 television network, the fastest-growing Spanish-language network, a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% controlled by Vivendi Universal.

Contact Information

  • On behalf of Universal Studios Home Entertainment Canada
    Kiran Chauhan
    (416) 644-2269
    Email: kchauhan@highroad.com
    BLOCKBUSTER Canada Co.
    Troy Popadynetz
    Local Store Marketing & Events Coordinator
    (416) 641-6906