Universal Studios Home Entertainment has just announced the next chapter in their hugely popular direct-to-DVD American Pie Presents series entitled The Book of Love, which will hit DVD and Blu-ray on December 22nd, 2009. Here is the official Press Release:

The latest hilarious new escapade from the ever popular, long-running American Pie Presents comedy franchise, American Pie Presents: The Book of Love, comes to Blu-ray Hi-Def and DVD on December 22, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The newest release from the studio's highly-successful DVD Originals™ film line is packed with the high-spirited humor, raucous antics, and outrageously-inspired sex-capades that have become a hallmark of the American Pie Presents films.

In this newest adventure, a legendary guide to achieving guaranteed sexual success leads to unexpectedly hilarious predicaments in the funniest chapter yet.

American Pie Presents veteran Eugene Levy (For Your Consideration) returns as the befuddled but ever-wise Noah Levenstein. In addition, an array of pop culture celebrity cameos including glam rock band vocalist Bret Michaels of Poison (star of VH1 reality show Rock of Love with Bret Michaels), dancer/rapper/actor Kevin Federline Britney & Kevin: Chaotic), and actors Rosanna Arquette (Desperately Seeking Susan), Tim Matheson (Animal House), C. Thomas Howell (The Outsiders), Christopher Knight (The Brady Bunch), Steve Railsback (Helter Skelter), Robert Romanus (Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Curtis Armstrong (Revenge of the Nerds), Dustin Diamond (Saved by the Bell) and other startling appearances keep the surprises and the laughs coming.

The American Pie franchise remains one of the most successful in the home entertainment industry, racking up sales of 35 million units in North America alone, and representing nearly $765 million in consumer spending in the past decade. The American Pie series represents one of Universal's top DVD Originals™ properties created especially for the burgeoning made-for-DVD market, placing three of the Top 10 best-selling live-action, non-family DVD premieres of all time, including American Pie Band Camp, American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile and American Pie Presents: Beta House.

American Pie Presents stars Bug Hall, Kevin M. Horton, YouTube personality Brandon Hardesty, Beth Behrs, Melanie Papalia, Jennifer Holland, John Patrick Jordan, Cindy Busby, Naomi Hewer, Louisa Lytton, and Nico McEown.

Blu-ray Hi-Def allows viewers to experience every hilarious moment of bold{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}American Pie Presents: The Book of Love in perfect picture and purest digital sound. American Pie Presents: The Book of Love on Blu-Ray Hi-Def also comes with the BD-Live Center, which allows fans access to exclusive content, the latest trailers and more!

American Pie Presents: The Book of Love is priced at $39.98 SRP for Blu-ray Hi-Def and $29.98 SRP for DVD. Preorder close is December 1, 2009.

Rob, Nathan and Lube are three friends at Great Falls High determined to succeed in their mission of manhood and score with the ladies of their dreams. After some uproarious attempts with less than successful results, they accidentally discover a legendary guide to seduction hidden in the school library. It turns out to be a rarely-seen, often-sought manual about the secrets to sexual success, penned by some of the school's previous generations. But a few missing pages leads to hilarious surprises for everyone....Including the alumni.

Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • - Gag Reel
  • - From the Set - The film's funniest sequences are spotlighted.
  • - On the Set of American Pie Presents: The Book of Love - An uncensored, hilarious and energetic peek behind-the-scenes that showcases the cast, the crew and the craziness involved in bringing the newest American Pie to the screen.
  • - Just the Tips: The Love Manual - The cast and crew of The Book of Love offer up enlightening tips on love, relationships, and sex.
  • - American Pie Trivia-Viewers can play along as actor Kevin M. Norton (Nathan) tests the American Pie knowledge of the Book of Love cast and crew.
  • - American Pie-Cons-Profiles of Book of Love "experts" including Bret Michaels, Kevin Federline, Dustin Diamond, Christopher Knight, Robert Romanus, Tim Matheson, Curtis Armstrong and others.
  • - BD-LIVE - Allows viewers to connect to the Internet and access new and exciting exclusive online and interactive features, including My Scenes Sharing and My Chat (Blu-ray only)