Disney Confirms Star Wars: The Force Awakens Blu-ray / DVD Release Date For April


Star Wars: The Force Awakens is coming to Blu-ray and DVD on April 5, Disney announced today. The movie, which earned over $2 billion at the box office worldwide will also be available to own early on Digital HD on April 1.

The Force Awakens home release comes with bonus content that includes an in-depth documentary inside the making of the movie, featurettes, deleted scenes and interviews with the actors and filmmakers. The full list of bonus features includes:

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 universe

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

Deleted Scenes – Never before seen deleted scenes

Retailers Target, Walmart and Best Buy will also offer limited edition exclusive versions of The Force Awakens. Target’s Blu-ray combo pack will include 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’s Blu-ray combo pack will come with exclusive BB-8 packaging and an exclusive Star Wars Galactic Connexions trading disc; and Best Buy’s combo pack features exclusive SteelBook packaging.

The 3D version of The Force Awakens will be available later this year.

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