Star Wars Digital Movie Collection arriving on 10 AprilBy Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 April 2015 | Categories: news
Any regular reader of TechSmart knows we cannot get ourselves enough Star Wars, which is why we're dizzy with excitement over the new digital HD release of the entire Star Wars saga come 10 April. As such, it should the perfect way to prep for the seventh instalment in the franchise, The Force Awakens, which is slated for cinema debut come 18 December this year.
Lucasfilm, in conjunction with Walt Disney and 20th Century Fox are bringing all six Episodes to Star Wars fans in a few short days time, with the digital HD release made available globally through services like iTunes, Google Play and Xbox Video. The films can be purchased for download individually or as an entire Star Wars Digital Movie Collection, although pricing for both remains a mystery and will be dependent on service provider and region.
Each of the six movies will come with additional bonus content, including interviews, commentary and behind-the scenes footage, all of which has been digitally remastered. The bonus digital content will also differ between retailers according to Lucasfilm, but some of the content fans can look forward to includes:
Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace
Conversations: Doug Chiang Looks Back
Discoveries From Inside: Models & Miniatures
Legacy content includes “The Beginning”; The Podrace: Theatrical Edit; plus eight deleted scenes.
Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones
Conversations: Sounds In Space
Discoveries From Inside: Costumes Revealed
Legacy content includes “From Puppets To Pixels: Digital Characters In Episode II”; State Of The Art: The Previsualization Of Episode II; and “Films Are Not Released, They Escape”; plus Episode II Visual Effects Breakdown Montage and six deleted scenes.
Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
Conversations: The Star Wars That Almost Was
Discoveries From Inside: Hologram & Bloopers
Legacy content includes documentaries “Within A Minute: The Making Of Episode III”; The Journey Part 1; and The Journey Part 2; plus six deleted scenes.
Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope (20th Century Fox)
Conversations: Creating A Universe
Discoveries From Inside: Weapons & The First Lightsaber
Legacy content includes “Anatomy Of A Dewback”; Star Wars Launch Trailer; plus eight deleted scenes.
Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
Conversations: The Lost Interviews
Discoveries From Inside: Matte Paintings Unveiled
Legacy content includes “A Conversation With The Masters” (2010); “Dennis Muren: How Walkers Walk”; “George Lucas On Editing The Empire Strikes Back1979”; and “George Lucas On The Force: 2010”; plus six deleted scenes.
Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi
Conversations: The Effects
Discoveries From Inside: The Sounds Of Ben Burtt
Legacy content includes “Classic Creatures: Return Of The Jedi”; “Revenge Of The Jedi Teaser Trailer”; Return Of The Jedi Launch Trailer; “It Began TV Spot”; “Climactic Chapter TV Spot”; plus five deleted scenes.
Click on the launch video below, for more details on the Star Wars Digital Movie Collection. After that we'd advise giving the Force Awakens trailer another view.
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