Breaking news this morning from Disney CEO Bob Iger! “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be coming out on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on April 1st, and will be available on Blu-Ray Combo Pack and DVD April 5th. This at-home release will come with some amazing in-depth bonus features die-hard “Star Wars” fans will absolutely love:
- Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey: In-depth footage and interviews of the making-of Episode VII.
- The Story Awakens: The Table Read: Cast members talk about what it was like getting together for the first time to read the script.
- Building BB-8: See how BB-8 came to life on screen.
- Crafting Creatures: Get a behind-the-scenes look at the creating of the practical effects of the film.
- Blueprint of a Battle: The Snow Fight: Go deeper into the epic, climactic lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren.
- John Williams: The Seventh Symphony: John Williams discusses his experience of working on Episode VII.
- ILM: The Visual Magic of The Force: An insider’s look into the remarkable digital artistry of the movie’s visual effects.
- Force For Change: Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. See how the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative has united Star Wars fans all over the globe to help others.
- Plus Deleted Scenes
You can check out the trailer for the at-home release below:
There will also be some special combo-packs available at select retailers, such as:
- Target: This combo pack will include exclusive packaging as well as 20 minutes of bonus content, and never-before seen exclusive interviews with Daisy Ridley and John Boyega.
- Walmart: Will have exclusive BB-8 themed packaging as well as come with a Star Wars Galactic Connexions Trading Disc
- Best Buy: Will have exclusive SteelBook packaging.
Being a huge Star Wars fan myself, I cannot wait to check out all the in-depth bonus materials the Blu-Ray Combo pack will offer, I definitely need lots of never-before-seen behind the scene footage to tide me over till Episode VIII. Stay tuned for the Blu-Ray review on Chip & Co!
Pic Credit: Disney/Lucasfilm
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