E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Blu-ray Has a Release Date
July 27, 2012
We finally have a release date on the much-anticipated debut of Steven Spielberg's E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
on Blu-ray. That release date is October 9, 2012.
The Blu-ray edition of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial has been remastered for 1080p high definition video and 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. Spielberg has not altered any scenes, so the cut you are getting is identical to the theatrical cut that premiered back in 1982, FBI rifles and all.
In celebration of E.T.'s 20th anniversary and Universal's 100th, the studio has packed a wide variety of bonus features in the Blu-ray and DVD combo pack. They include:
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- The E.T. Journals: In this all-new bonus feature, 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. This piece will give viewers a unique feeling of being on the set and living the excitement of what it was like to make E.T.
- Steven Spielberg & E.T.: Watch an all-new 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.
- Deleted Scenes: Two scenes from 2002 version of the film.
- A 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 Evolution and Creation of E.T.: From idea to screenplay, through casting and making the film.
- 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.
- 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.
- Original Theatrical Trailer
- Special Olympics TV spot
- Designs, Photographs and Marketing
- 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.T.
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