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How to Eat Fried Worms DVD

October 2nd, 2006 by Paul Martin

Dig in to the delicious family comedy How to Eat Fried Worms as it arrives on DVD December 5, 2006, from New Line Home Entertainment. A classic coming-of-age story, the movie follows new-kid-in-school Billy as he is challenged by the classroom bully to eat ten worms in one day. As the unappetizing moment of truth nears, Billy must decide just how much he is willing to stomach to become popular.

Based on the best-selling, award-winning book by Thomas Rockwell, the film stars Tom Cavanagh (TV’s Ed, TV’s Scrubs), Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Father of the Bride, TV’s According to Jim), Luke Benward (Because of Winn-Dixie) and Hallie Kate Eisenberg (The Insider, 2004’s The Goodbye Girl). Mouth-watering DVD features include audio commentaries, deleted scenes and a hilarious gag reel.

The DVD will be available at $27.95 SRP. Based on the hugely popular Thomas Rockwell book, How to Eat Fried Worms tells the classic story of a boy whose bravado lands him in a difficult predicament. The film revolves around 11-year-old Billy who inadvertently challenges the school bully on his first day at a new school. In order to save face and earn the respect of his new classmates, Billy agrees to a bet that requires him to eat 10 worms in one day. As the pressure mounts, Billy must summon all his strength to keep his younger brother from blabbing, his weak stomach from betraying him and his big mouth from getting him in even more trouble!

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

– Audio commentary by director Bob Dolman and cast members Luke Benward, Hallie Kate Eisenberg, Alexander Gould and Austin Rogers
– Deleted scenes (with optional audio commentary by director Bob Dolman)
– Featurettes:
o “Movie Making Made Fun”
o “Worm Cuisine”
– Gag reel
– Worm montage
– “Worm Guts” music video by The Rockin’ Worms
– Theatrical trailer
– Widescreen 16×9 (2.35:1) version of the film
– Fullscreen 4×3 (1:33.1) version of the film
– Dolby Digital 5.1 (English)
– Stereo Surround Sound 2.0 (English)
– English and Spanish subtitles
– Closed captions
– Animated menus

*DVD special features subject to change.