In stores: Disney's The Pirate Fairy (+ giveaway)

Check out the latest Tinker Bell adventure from Disney. Plus: Enter for a chance to receive a copy of The Pirate Fairy!

11-PirateFairyBluray Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Canada.

The wait is over. Tinker Bell returns for her first big adventure since 2012's Secret of the Wings. Families can dive into The Pirate Fairy, available on Disney Blu-Ray/DVD on April 1, 2014.

Zarina, a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy, is captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities. When Zarina’s wild ideas get her into trouble, she flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship.

I originally got the chance to speak with Secret of the Wings director Peggy Holmes back in 2012, and I was really looking forward to sitting down with her again this past February to talk about the latest Tinker Bell adventure, The Pirate Fairy.

As Holmes explains, “the big, big, big idea of this movie is that we are taking Tinker Bell outside of Pixie Hollow and closer to her world.” Of course Holmes is speaking of the magical world of Neverland—with Peter Pan, Skull Rock, pirates and, of course, a very famous captain. "What makes this a huge adventure is the fairies are very far outside of Pixie Hollow,” explains Holmes.

Holmes knew that in this film she wanted to tell a story about a girl who makes a mistake and runs away. She talks about how the idea of a fairy on the run evolved into a premise that led to Skull Rock and pirates—and that from there, everything fell into place.

This opened the door to introduce both a young Captain Hook, known as a cabin boy named James, and a baby crocodile (who I guarantee will be a favourite in your household). Zarina is the heart of this story of redemption. Zarina, as a dust-keeper fairy, is often referred to as the “Tinker” of dust-keepers. We learn early on in the movie that she and Tinker Bell have a strong connection and even similar personalities.


The Pirate Fairy on Blu-Ray/DVD, also available in-stores on April 1st, 2914.

Giveaway closes Monday, April 7, 2014.

We are giving away copies of Disney’s The Pirate Fairy DVD/Blu-ray combo pack! For a chance to receive a copy, make sure you are logged in and leave a comment in the section below telling us what Disney hero is a family favourite in your household.

To be awarded on a first come, first serve basis to those who leave a comment below, until inventory is depleted. Quantities are limited at the discretion of Rogers. You must be a Canadian resident, 18 years or older, excluding residents of Quebec. No cash value.

This article was originally published on Mar 31, 2014

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