It seems like just yesterday we were foaming at the bit awaiting the launch of J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: The Force Awakens in movie theaters around the globe and seeing the inevitable avalanche of cash fall into Disney's coffers in the aftermath. Hard to believe we're now at the threshold of being able to watch it a jillion more times in the comfort of our own sanctum sanctorums next month. Lucasfilm and Disney just released the lowdown on the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release of The Force Awakens, with a breakdown of all the bonus features, deleted scenes, documentaries and dealer exclusive content, along with a rousing promo trailer heraldling the event.
Check out the roster of added goodies and the Blu-ray release trailer below, and tell us what you're most psyched to see when you get your mitts on it in April.
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
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
Bonus features may vary depending where you purchase the content from as certain retailers will have proprietary versions of the home video release so check the packaging to make sure the content you want is included.
TARGET – The Target Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray Combo Pack comes with exclusive packaging and an added 20 minutes of bonus content, including never-before-seen interviews with Daisy Ridley and John Boyega and a deeper look at the movie’s costumes and weaponry
WALMART – The Walmart Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray Combo Pack comes with exclusive BB-8 packaging and an exclusive Star Wars Galactic Connexions trading disc
BEST BUY – The Best Buy Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray Combo Pack features exclusive SteelBook Packaging
Star Wars: The Force Awakens will launch on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere begining April 1 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack/DVD on April 5.
(Via Geek Tyrant)