Super 8, the original sci-fi project written and directed by J.J. Abrams, will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on November 22, 2011. The movie will be available as a two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack or a single-disc DVD. Details over the jump.
J.J. Abrams’ third film overall — and first after Star Trek — Super 8 grossed more than $250M worldwide. Included on the two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack with Digital Copy will be more than two hours of special features including eight behind-the-scenes featurettes explo3ring the origins of the story.
Here’s the list of special features:
- Commentary by writer/director J.J. Abrams, producer Bryan Burk and cinematographer Larry Fong
- Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
- The Dream Behind Super 8
- The Search for New Faces
- Meet Joel Courtney
- Rediscovering Steel Town
- The Visitor Lives
- Scoring Super 8
- Do You Believe in Magic?
- The 8mm Revolution
- Deconstructing the Train Crash
- Deleted Scenes
Super 8 will also be available on a single disc DVD that will feature a Digital Copy, the afforementioned commentary track with Abrams, Burk and Fong, and two of the featurettes: The Dream Behind Super 8 and The Visitor Lives. Suggested U.S. retail price will be $29.99 for the DVD and $39.99 for the Blu-ray/DVD Combo.
Called “this year’s most thrilling movie” (Richard Corliss, Time), writer/director J.J. Abrams’ (Star Trek) breathtaking adventure SUPER 8 debuts in a Blu-ray™/DVD Combo Pack with Digital Copy November 22, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Produced by Amblin, Bad Robot and Academy Award® winner* Steven Spielberg, the exhilarating story follows a group of friends in a small Ohio town who witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie. When they realize that it was no accident, they set out to find the truth—something more shocking than any of them could have imagined. Combining action, humor and heart, the film features outstanding performances from a fresh young cast including Elle Fanning (Somewhere), Gabriel Basso (“The Big C”), Zach Mills (Kit Kittredge: An American Girl) and newcomers Joel Courtney, Riley Griffiths and Ryan Lee, along with veteran actors Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”) and Ron Eldard (“Blind Justice”).