Star Wars Blu-ray set ships Sept. twelfth/sixteenth (world/NA), has forty hours of particular options

Star Wars Blu-ray set ships Sept. 12th/16th (world/NA), has 40 hours of special features

LucasFilm has chosen Star Wars Day (Might The 4th) to lastly reveal extra details about the upcoming Star Wars Blu-ray releases, on account of hit cabinets September sixteenth. The three editions embrace The Full Saga with all the films included, or the unique trilogy / prequels by themselves. When the counter hit zero the official web site has dropped the curtain on… completely nothing because it’s down, doubtless crashed by the refreshing of a billion followers all over the world. Earlier than it crashed utterly we snagged the discharge dates (September twelfth internationally, sixteenth within the US) and an inventory of particular options (included after the break together with the Blu-ray announce trailer) that breaks down the commentaries on every disc plus a number of new documentaries. Presently the location is refreshing to the usual Fox web page, the plan is seemingly for a promotion the place followers share the web page on social media networks which unlocks further paintings as extra individuals proceed to go to all through the day. We’ll let you recognize if R2-D2 can get the servers again up, till then we will all simply think about what the three new documentaries may be like.

Replace: There’s additionally a brief (actually brief) YouTube trailer meant to push the “Really feel The Pressure” content material unlocking promotion on the location, it is embedded after the break. [Thanks, Taylor T Farmer]

Replace 2: It seems the location is up now, calling on followers to unlock extra of an embedded video with numerous “unique imagery” by sharing the web page on Fb and Twitter. In fact, you would additionally not do this, wait a number of hours for another person to complete unlocking it and keep away from ending up on our block record together with everybody who performs Farmville. Your selection.

Replace three: As of about three p.m. Japanese the location has been absolutely unlocked, so be happy to click on by means of and take a look at all the video, or simply peep the field artwork for all three packs in our gallery right here.

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Star Wars Blu-ray field artwork

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Convey house the journey and share Star Wars&commerce; together with your entire household – when STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA involves Blu-ray Disc from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox House Leisure! To be launched starting on September 12 internationally and on September sixteen in North America, the 9-disc assortment brings the marvel of the complete Saga direct to your front room, the place you’ll be able to revisit all your favourite Star Wars moments – in beautiful excessive definition and with pristine, 6.1 DTS Encompass Sound. Dive deeper into the universe with an unprecedented forty+ hours of particular options, highlighted by by no means-earlier than-seen content material sourced from the Lucasfilm archives.

Particular Options:

STAR WARS: THE COMPLETE SAGA ON BLU-RAY is introduced in widescreen with 6.1 DTS Encompass Sound. Particular options embrace:

DISC ONE – STAR WARS: EPISODE I THE PHANTOM MENACE

Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Ben Burtt, Rob Coleman, John Knoll, Dennis Muren and Scott Squires Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Forged and Crew

DISC TWO – STAR WARS: EPISODE II ATTACK OF THE CLONES

Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Ben Burtt, Rob Coleman, Pablo Helman, John Knoll and Ben Snow Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Forged and Crew

DISC THREE – STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH

Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Rick McCallum, Rob Coleman, John Knoll and Roger Guyett Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Forged and Crew

DISC FOUR – STAR WARS: EPISODE IV A NEW HOPE

Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Carrie Fisher, Ben Burtt and Dennis Muren Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Forged and Crew

DISC FIVE – STAR WARS: EPISODE V THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK

Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Carrie Fisher, Ben Burtt and Dennis Muren Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Forged and Crew

DISC SIX – STAR WARS: EPISODE VI RETURN OF THE JEDI

Audio Commentary with George Lucas, Carrie Fisher, Ben Burtt and Dennis Muren Audio Commentary from Archival Interviews with Forged and Crew

DISC SEVEN – NEW! STAR WARS ARCHIVES: EPISODES I-III

Together with: deleted, prolonged and alternate scenes; prop, maquette and costume turnarounds; matte work and idea artwork; supplementary interviews with forged and crew; a flythrough of the Lucasfilm Archives and extra

DISC EIGHT – NEW! STAR WARS ARCHIVES: EPISODES IV-VI

Together with: deleted, prolonged and alternate scenes; prop, maquette and costume turnarounds; matte work and idea artwork; supplementary interviews with forged and crew; and extra

DISC NINE – THE STAR WARS DOCUMENTARIES

NEW! Star Warriors (2007, Shade, Apx. eighty four Minutes) – Some Star Wars followers need to acquire motion figures…these followers need to be motion figures! A tribute to the 501st Legion, a worldwide group of Star Wars costume fanatics, this insightful documentary exhibits how the tremendous-fan membership promotes curiosity within the movies by way of charity and volunteer work at fundraisers and excessive-profile particular occasions all over the world. NEW! A Dialog with the Masters: The Empire Strikes Again 30 Years Later (2010, Colour, Apx. 25 Minutes) – George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Lawrence Kasdan and John Williams look again on the making of The Empire Strikes Again on this in-depth retrospective from Lucasfilm created to assist commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of the film. The masters talk about and reminisce about probably the most beloved movies of all time. NEW! Star Wars Spoofs (2011, Shade, Apx. ninety one Minutes) – The farce is robust with this one! Take pleasure in a hilarious assortment of Star Wars spoofs and parodies which were created through the years, together with outrageous clips from Household Man, The Simpsons, How I Met Your Mom and extra – and do not miss “Bizarre Al” Yankovic’s one-of-a-sort music video tribute to The Phantom Menace! The Making of Star Wars (1977, Colour, Apx. forty nine Minutes) – Study the unimaginable behind-the-scenes story of how the unique Star Wars film was delivered to the large display on this fascinating documentary hosted by C-3PO and R2-D2. Consists of interviews with George Lucas and appearances by Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher. The Empire Strikes Again: SPFX (1980, Shade, Apx. forty eight Minutes) – Study the secrets and techniques of creating films in a galaxy far, distant. Hosted by Mark Hamill, this revealing documentary presents behind-the-scenes glimpses into the superb particular results that reworked George Lucas’ imaginative and prescient for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Again into actuality! Basic Creatures: Return of the Jedi (1983, Colour, Apx. forty eight Minutes) – Go behind the scenes – and into the costumes – as manufacturing footage from Return of the Jedi is interspersed with classic monster film clips on this in-depth exploration of the painstaking methods utilized by George Lucas to create the basic creatures and characters seen within the movie. Hosted and narrated by Carrie Fisher and Billie Dee Williams. Anatomy of a Dewback (1997, Colour, Apx. 26 Minutes) – See how a few of the particular results in Star Wars turned much more particular 20 years later! George Lucas explains and demonstrates how his staff reworked the unique dewback creatures from immovable rubber puppets (within the unique 1977 launch) to seemingly dwelling, respiration creatures for the Star Wars 1997 Particular Version replace. Star Wars Tech (2007, Colour, Apx. forty six Minutes) – Exploring the technical points of Star Wars automobiles, weapons and gadgetry, Star Wars Tech consults main scientists within the fields of physics, prosthetics, lasers, engineering and astronomy to look at the plausibility of Star Wars know-how based mostly on science as we all know it at this time. X

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