29 Sep. 2008

Clone Wars Movie on Blu-Ray and DVD, Nov. 11th


From Starwars.com:

The animated adventures of Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be coming to television every week starting next week, and you’ll soon be able to also enjoy the theatrical Clone Wars movie in your own home! Star Wars: The Clone Wars is coming to home video on November 11, as a single-disc DVD, two-disc Special Edition DVD, and — the first for any Star Wars release — a Hi-Def Blu-Ray release. The single and double-disc standard-definition versions both include the widescreen movie with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround EX sound, and with feature-length audio commentary.

Pictures and more after the jump.

Bonus material on the Special Edition DVD and Blu-Ray include:

  • The Clone Wars: The Untold Stories: Preview stories, vehicles, planets, and battles from Season One of The Clone Wars television series. (This feature is in Hi-Def on Blu-Ray).
  • The Voices of The Clone Wars: Meet the voiceover actors and see them perform their craft. (This feature is in Hi-Def on Blu-Ray).
  • Gallery of Concept and Production Art (This feature is in Hi-Def on Blu-Ray).
  • Webdocs: Six making-of featurettes, as seen on StarWars.com (This feature is in Hi-Def on Blu-Ray).
  • Deleted Scenes: Cargo Bay, Platform Droid Fight, Rancor Pit and Through the Tanks
  • The New Score: Kevin Kiner leads a 90-piece orchestra to create the unique sound of The Clone Wars movie and series. (This feature is in Hi-Def on Blu-Ray)
  • Theatrical and videogame trailers (This feature is in HI-Def on Blu-Ray)
  • A digital copy of the movie to watch on the go.
  • Take the Hologram Memory Challenge: Test your skill and memory and unlock three hi-def TV series sneak peeks

Exclusive to the Blu-Ray release is a feature-length creative conversation video commentary, featuring Director Dave Filoni, Producer Catherine Winder, Writer Henry Gilroy and Editor Jason W.A. Tucker, who discuss the development of the feature, illustrated with behind-the-scenes footage, deleted material, concept art and more.

Be on the lookout for retailer exclusives. There are more details to come, but take a look at the exclusive packaging found at Best Buy — where the Special Edition 2-disc DVD set will be available in a “steel book” tin — and the Target exclusives, featuring the red-emblazoned Senate guard clone troopers.

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