American Pie just seems to get a little sweeter year after year doesn't it?

The Boys are back and so are the parties, the pranks, and this time, the pledges in American Pie Presents: Beta House," coming to DVD on December 26, 2007 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Rogue Pictures. Available in an outrageously over-the-top unrated version, American Pie Presents: Beta House is filled with both the irreverent gags and heartwarming humor that have appealed to fans since their first slice of the incredibly popular comedy franchise. This time, the antics hit new highs as the boys adjust to carefree college life and a competition with a rival fraternity for social dominance that leads to unexpected and hilarious surprises. The DVD is priced at $29.98 SRP.

"The American Pie franchise has enjoyed unprecedented success for almost a decade and has become a mainstay of our Universal DVD Originals initiative," said Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures Digital Platforms. "American Pie Presents: Beta House continues the legacy with a freshness and audacity that will have both faithful fans and new audiences in stitches with its groundbreaking humor."

Directed by Andrew Waller, American Pie Presents: Beta House is the latest all-new escapade in the "American Pie" series. The Universal DVD Originals release features unforgettable deleted scenes and bloopers, behind-the-scenes interviews and plenty of behind-the-scenes secrets to satisfy even the more die-hard "Pie" fan. Previous Universal DVD Originals releases American Pie: Band Camp and American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile remain two of the top five best-selling live-action, non-family, made-for-DVD releases of all time.

The cast of American Pie Presents: Beta House includes American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile alumni John White (How to Deal), Steve Talley (Peaceful Warrior), Jake Siegel (American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile), Jordan Prentice (Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle), Christopher McDonald (Happy Gilmore) as Mr. Stiffler, and reprising his role as the befuddled but beloved Mr. Levinstein for the sixth time, Pie series veteran Eugene Levy (For Your Consideration). The film also introduces new characters played by Meghan Heffren (Flight 93) Jonathan Keltz (Breach) Tyrone Savage (Wind at My Back) and Nicholas Nicotera, a.k.a. Nic Nac (Bottoms Up).

DVD Features:

- An Exclusive Interview With Noah Levinstein! - Campus Teaser Magazine's editor Sharon sits down for an exclusive interview with Noah Levinstein and gets the real story behind the banning of The Games nearly 40 years ago.

- Behind the Games - Like the Olympics -- only raunchier! See what goes on behind the scenes at the ultimate contest of deviant behavior, including The Release of Venus (undoing bras), Demeter's Feast (greased pig chase), Greek Roulette and the event that the cast unanimously voted most likely to start a national trend, The Rise of Aphrodite-competitive lap dancing!

- Beta House - Not Just Another Slice of Pie -- Director Andrew Waller and stars Steve Tally and John White take viewers behind the scenes to share the recipe for their newest tasty treat.

- American Pie Presents: A Public Service Announcement -- The entire cast of "American Pie Presents: Beta House" makes a heartfelt and hilarious plea: For the love of Pete, don't try this at home!

- Hilarious Deleted Scenes and Outtakes - And additional specially-created segments deemed too racy, too outrageous and too irresistible to miss, especially for die-hard "Pie" fans!

Synopsis:

In American Pie Presents: Beta House, the gang's all-new hijinks take them from the town of Great Falls to a university in Michigan. At the college, the party scene is in full swing, especially along fraternity row, where the competition for social supremacy is ferocious. Our heroes Erik and Cooze pledge the infamous Beta Delta Xi House, and hilarity ensues as everyone gets swept up in the craziness, pranks, partying, and, of course, unpredictable sexual situations. Pitted against a rival House and their power-hungry leader, the rivalry gets so intense that only the long-banned competition, The Games, can settle the question of which House prevails. It's up to the Betas to pull together and prove that some traditions deserve to be upheld!

Technical Specs:

- Discs: 1

- Layers: Dual Layer

- Rating: R

That same day the studio will be bringing you American Pie Presents: Stifler's 3-Movie Package. This set contains American Pie: Band Camp, American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile and the aforementioned American Pie Presents: Beta House.

Evan Jacobs