Robert Downey Jr. and Iron Man 2 Coming to Blu-ray
Posted by: Kristy Sturdivant
Paramount Home Entertainment has just announced that one of the best films of the summer, IRON MAN 2, will be released on Blu-ray September 28, 2010. The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital combo pack edition has a ton of special features about not only Iron Man, but also Nick Fury, War Machine and Black Widow. If you can’t get enough of Iron Man then you’ll have to check out the current news about the upcoming AVENGERS film here, which will star Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth and Samuel L. Jackson. The AVENGERS will also be directed by the beloved Joss Whedon. Special features for IRON MAN 2 will include:
- S.H.I.E.L.D. Data Vault (in HD, BD-exclusive)— Extend your knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with high-level clearance into S.H.I.E.L.D.’s digital data vault. Interact with select scenes from the movie that include new layers of graphics and insider information. View case files, dossiers, S.H.I.E.L.D. training films, tech details and more.
- Commentary by Jon Favreau
- Previsualization and Animatics (in HD, BD-exclusive)
- Eight deleted and extended scenes (4 BD-exclusive) with optional commentary by Jon Favreau (in HD)
- Featurettes (in HD):
- Creating Stark Expo—A look at how the sets and computer-generated elements combine to create the massive set piece.
- Practical Meets Digital—How the “practical” props inform the “digital” work that ultimately brings our hero to life on screen.
- Illustrated Origin: Nick Fury—A comprehensive journey into creating one of the most mysterious and influential heroes in the Marvel Universe (BD-exclusive)
- Illustrated Origin: Black Widow—An exciting look at the new femme fatale introduced in Iron Man 2 (BD-exclusive)
- Illustrated Origin: War Machine—A look at the introduction of the character and how his friendship with Tony Stark resonates with fans (BD-exclusive)
- Working with DJ AM—Jon Favreau remembers working with Adam Goldstein (BD-exclusive)
- Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2 (in HD, BD-exclusive)
- Rebuilding the Suit—An all-encompassing look at the beginning stages of this mammoth blockbuster.
- A Return to Action—From Marvel Studios to the streets of Monaco, Jon Favreau takes viewers through the trials and triumphs of continuing Iron Man’s story.
- Expanding the Universe—From the amazing sets of Stark Expo to Tony Stark’s home and beyond, the Marvel Universe continues to unfold into new and exciting places.
- Building a Legacy—From filming to editing, scoring and visual effects, Favreau and his team face the challenges of bringing the sequel to the big screen.
- Theatrical trailers (in HD, BD-exclusive)
- Concept art gallery (BD-exclusive)
- Music Video: AC/DC “Shoot To Thrill” (BD-exclusive)