It’s official. Lucasfilm and Walt Disney Studios announced this week that the movie that took the entire world by storm last December, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, will arrive on Blu-ray and DVD on April 5. The film will first be available on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on April 1. The announcement was originally made by Disney Chairman and CEO Robert A. Iger at The Walt Disney Company’s Annual Meeting of Share.
The home entertainment release will feature an in-depth documentary and new deleted scenes that fans will likely bey very interested in. There will also be some exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers. You can check out the reveal trailer for the Blu-ray Combo Pack/DVD release in the player below. Here’s a breakdown of the bonus features:
- Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey – For the first time, discover the complete story behind the making of The Force Awakens, revealed through in-depth footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers in this feature documentary.
- The Story Awakens: The Table Read – Cast members familiar and new reflect on the memorable day they all first came together to read the movie’s script.
- Building BB-8 – See how the filmmakers brought the newest droid to the screen, creating an instant fan favorite in the Star Wars universe.
- Crafting Creatures – Watch movie magic as the filmmakers bring a cast of new creatures to life.
- 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 – The legendary composer shares personal insights of his work on Star Wars and The Force Awakens.
- 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
Here’s the listing for the Disc Specifications:
- FEATURE RUN TIME: Approximately 136 min.
- RATING: PG-13 in U.S.; PG in CE; G in CF
- ASPECT RATIO: Blu-ray Feature Film = 2.40:1
- DVD Feature Film = 2.40:1
- AUDIO: Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks
- AUDIO: DVD = English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio Language Tracks
- LANGUAGES: English, French & Spanish
- SUBTITLES: English SDH, French & Spanish