After grossing more than $2 billion worldwide at the box office, Disney has now announced some details on what expect for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray combo pack and DVD release. Disney announced this morning that we can expect it to release digitally (on iTunes/Amazon/others) and on Disney Movies Anywhere on April 1st, while the Blu-ray/DVD packs will come on April 5th with a host of bonus content and more. Disney also noted the 3D version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens will come available “later this year.”
The Blu-ray combo pack will “will take fans inside the making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens” with an in-depth documentary, featurettes, never-before-seen deleted scenes, interviews and more:
- 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
However, the digital bonus goodies and a few other things will vary by retailer. Here’s what to expect from each of the available options at this point. Pre-orders are currently being listed at $24.99 for a physical copy and $20 digitally, but you’ll also find standard version pre-order on Amazon for $19.99 Prime shipped. And if you’re looking to catch up on the rest of the series, iTunes has a great Collection listing and the Complete Saga on Amazon goes for about $85 on Blu-ray.
- 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
- Disney – Exclusive Lithograph Set* PLUS up to $10 off your next purchase Offer
- Amazon (digital) – Details still thin: “Plus Bonus Features”
- iTunes (digital) –
standard version, no extras
- Update: We now know the iTunes version comes with a series of extras very similar to the ones described above including the building of BB-8, various docs, deleted scenes and more
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