Interstellar starring Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway hits Blu-ray in March
Paramount Home Media Distribution has announced that the Academy Award nominated film INTERSTELLAR (click the link to read our review), will be released on a three-disc Blu-ray combo pack March 31, 2015 and on Digital HD on March 17, 2015.
Here’s the official synopsis: INTERSTELLAR chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. INTERSTELLAR is directed by Christopher Nolan and stars Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, Michael Caine, Wes Bentley, Topher Grace, Casey Affleck, Mackenzie Foy, John Lithgow, Ellen Burstyn, David Oyelowo and Matt Damon.
INTERSTELLAR has received five Academy Award nominations for Best Visual Effects, Best Production Design, Best Sound Mixing, Best Sound Editing and Best Original Score. Check out the trailer below.
Here’s a list of special features:
Blu-ray Disc One
Feature film in high definition
For a limited time, the Blu-ray Combo Pack will also include an authentic, collectible Interstellar film cell from an original 70MM IMAX print of the film.
Blu-ray Disc Two
The Science of Interstellar—Extended cut of the broadcast special.
Plotting an Interstellar Journey—Discusses the film’s origins, influences and narrative designs.
Life on Cooper’s Farm—Bringing Americana and the grounded nature of a farm to a sci-fi space movie.
The Dust—Learn how cast and crew avoided sand blindness, and see how to create, and clean up after, a catastrophic dust storm.
TARS and CASE—Designing and building these unique characters and how they were brought to life on set and in the film.
Cosmic Sounds—The concepts, process, and recording of Hans Zimmer’s unforgettable score.
The Space Suits—A look at the design and build of the suits and helmets, and what it was like to wear them.
The Endurance—Explore this massive set with a guided tour by production designer Nathan Crowley.
Shooting in Iceland: Miller’s Planet/Mann’s Planet—Travel with the cast and crew to Iceland and see the challenges they faced in creating two vastly different worlds in one country.
The Ranger and the Lander—A look at the other two spaceships in the film.
Miniatures in Space—Marvel at the large-scale models used in the explosive docking sequence.
The Simulation of Zero-G—Discover the various methods that the filmmakers used to create a zero gravity environment.
Celestial Landmarks—Explore how the filmmakers used practical special effects informed by real scientific equations to give the illusion of real space travel for both the actors and the audience.
Across All Dimensions and Time—A look at the concept and design of the Tesseract, which incorporated a practical set rather than a green screen.
Final Thoughts—The cast and crew reflect back on their Interstellar experience.