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Trailer for THE FORCE AWAKENS Blu-Ray Unveils Deleted Scenes and More

Posted on March 3, 2016 at 12:18 pm by David "Snackbar" Edmundson

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The first trailer announcing Disney/Lucasflm’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens arrival on Digital HD/Blu-ray/DVD already comes loaded with new goodies. Sure, you’ll have to wait until early April to check out all of the extra content packed into the bonus features, but all you have to do to see a deleted scene and never-before-seen footage right now is to watch the Blu-ray trailer below.  Fans can snag the blockbuster film on DigitalHD starting April 1st (no foolin’) and the Blu-ray/DVD sets on April 5th.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens arriving on home video allows fans to bring your old friends Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill home with you, along with newcomers Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, and of course BB-8. You can be sure that there will be a variety of covers and box art for collectors out there as well, some of which we’ve provided for you below.

Check out the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray trailer below:

Here are all the details on the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray:

Arriving early on Digital HD April 1, 2016

Bring it home on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on April 5, 2016

Including new in-depth bonus offering fans the chance to experience more

star-wars-the-force-awakens-blu-ray-cover-bb-8BURBANK, Calif. (March 3, 2016)Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box office records upon its debut to become the cinematic event of a generation with over $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide. As announced this morning by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Robert A. Iger at The Walt Disney Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders, the epic movie will be available to own early on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on April 1. It comes home on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on April 5.

Discover the complete story behind the making of Star Wars:The Force Awakens with in-depth documentary and bonus material that will take fans on an exciting journey behind the scenes.  Secrets will be revealed through extensive footage, never-before-seen deleted scenes, and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers. Bonus features include*:

  • 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 Warsuniverse.
  • 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 Warsand 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 Warsfans all over the globe to help others.
  • Plus Deleted Scenes

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens saw the eagerly anticipated reteaming of original Star Wars stars Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and Mark Hamill, along with Anthony Daniels, the only actor to have been in all seven Star Wars films, and Peter Mayhew. The returning cast was joined by newcomer Daisy Ridley, who beat out fierce competition to take the principal role of Rey; BAFTA Rising Star Award winner John Boyega (Attack the BlockImperial Dreams) as reluctant stormtrooper Finn; Emmy® nominee Adam Driver (LincolnGirls) as the villainous Kylo Ren, and Golden Globe® winner Oscar Isaac (Inside Llewyn DavisThe Bourne Legacy) as Resistance pilot Poe Dameron.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was directed by J.J. Abrams and written by Lawrence Kasdan & J.J. Abrams and Michael Arndt. Lucasfilm president and eight-time Academy Award® nominee Kathleen Kennedy and J.J. Abrams, along with his longtime producing partner Bryan Burk, are the film’s producers.

Having established a musical legacy with his iconic scores for the previous six films in the Star Wars Saga, acclaimed composer John Williams returned to score Star WarsThe Force Awakens, ultimately garnering his 50th Oscar® nomination for it.

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

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

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