‘Ghosts of the Abyss’ Coming to Blu-ray in 2D and 3D September 11, 2012

I’ve always been interested in the Titanic, and what happened that fateful day April 15, 2012. One of my favorite documentaries in recent memory has been Jame Cameron’s ‘Ghosts of the Abyss’.  It’s a breathtaking and beautiful journey down to the grave of the Titanic, something that hasn’t been seen since the night it sank. It’s really an incredible little documentary, and I’m pleased to see that Disney will be releasing a blu-ray in 2D and 3D, including the extended version of the film, on September 11, 2012. I can’t wait to sit down and watch this one in high def, and I really look forward to adding it to my blu-ray collection. How about you?

Hit the jump for the full press release.

The Real Story Behind Titanic Unveils In An All-New Digitally Restored Version for the Very First Time on Disney Blu-ray 3D™ & Blu-ray 2D

Walt Disney Pictures Presents

“ Ghosts of the Abyss”

In Association with WALDEN MEDIA an EARTHSHIP PRODUCTION

Available for Purchase at Retail Stores Nationwide, September 11, 2012

For the first time on Disney Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray 2D, see the real story behind Titanic and watch this groundbreaking cinematic achievement in a beautiful new digital restoration!

Academy Award®-winning Director and master storyteller, James Cameron journey’s back to the site of his greatest inspiration – the legendary wreck of the titanic. With a team of the world’s foremost  historic  and  marine  experts  and  friend  Bill  Paxton,  he  embarks  on an  unscripted adventure back to the final grave where nearly 1,500 souls lost their lives almost a century ago. Using state-of-the-art technology developed expressly for this expedition, Cameron and his crew are able to explore virtually all of the wreckage, inside and out, as never-before. With the most advanced 3D photography, moviegoers will experience the ship as if they are part of crew, right inside the dive subs. In this unprecedented motion picture event, made especially for IMAX 3D theatres and specially outfitted 35MM 3D theaters across the country, Cameron and his team bring audiences to sights not seen since the sinking 90 years ago and explore why the landmark vessel – more than any shipwreck – continues to intrigue and fascinate the public.

Talent/Cast:                 Academy Award®-winning Director James Cameron (Best Director, Best Picture and Best Film

Editing, Titanic, 1997), Bill Paxton (TV’s “Big Love,” Titanic, Apollo 13),

Director/Producer:        James Cameron

Producers:                          Chuck Comisky, Gig Rackauskas & Janace Tashjian

Release Date:              September 11, 2012

Release Formats &        3-Disc Blu-ray (Blu-ray 3D Disc + Blu-ray 2D Disc + DVD) = $44.99 U.S. (original & extended versions)

Suggested Retail Price: 3D Digital =$25.00 U.S. (original version)

Hi-Def Digital = $15.50 U.S. (extended version)

Bonus Feature:           Reflections from the Deep

Rating:                       Rated – G in the U.S. (bonus material not rated)

Feature Run Time:      Approximately 60 minutes (original theatrical version, 90 minutes (extended version) 

Aspect Ratio:             1.85:1

Audio:                        English 5.1 DTS-HDMA, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 2.0 Dolby Digital

Languages/Subtitles:  English & Spanish, French

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