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‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’ 35th Anniversary Limited Edition 4K Blu-ray Unveiled

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Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 35th Anniversary Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital HD combo pack is coming on September 25th, 2017.

Separate E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial 35th Anniversary Limited Edition Blu-ray and DVD editions will also be available. Pricing and pre-order information is not available at this time.

Steven Spielberg’s Sci-Fi classic has only been on Blu-ray for a few years so its quick jump to the newer 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray format is a welcome surprise. DTS:X and 2.0 DTS Headphone:X audio formats will be supported.

All-new for E.T.’s 35th anniversary is premium packaging, a re-mastered CD soundtrack, and a collector’s booklet with behind-the-scenes stories and rare images from the archives.

Legacy bonus totaling over three hours in length will also be included on the Blu-ray. They include:

  • The E.T. Journals – Retrace the day-to-day experience of creating E.T from never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage shot by Academy Award®-winning cinematographer John Toll.
  • Steven Spielberg & E.T. – Watch an interview with Steven Spielberg, as he reflects back on the film and discusses his experience working with the actors, as well as his overall and current perspective on E.T.
  • The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams – Interviews and footage focused on the long-standing relationship between John Williams and Steven Spielberg.
  • Designs, Photographs and Marketing of E.T
    • E.T. Designs by Production Illustrator Ed Verreaux
    • E.T. Designs by Carlo Rambaldi
    • Spaceship Designs by Ralph McQuarrie
    • Designs by Production Illustrator Ed Verreaux
    • Production Photographs
  • Marketing E.TA Look Back – A special insider’s look into the making of E.T. featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, the cast, and others intimately involved with the film.
  • The E.T. Reunion – The cast and filmmaker reunite to discuss their thoughts on the impact of the film.
  • The 20th Anniversary Premiere – Composer John Williams played the score of E.T. live at the Shrine Auditorium for the re-release premiere of E.T.   This featurette gives us a behind the scenes look at this presentation.
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

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