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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Comes Home in March

Digital and Blu-ray editions in HD and 4K include extensive bonuses including a feature-length making-of documentary and 14 deleted scenes.

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' arrives March 13 on Digital HD and Digital 4K Ultra HD, and March 27 on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.

BURBANK, CALIF. -- Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi comes home digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD and via Movies Anywhere on March 13, followed two weeks later by the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, and Blu-ray disc on March 27.

This release marks Disney’s first title available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in both Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos immersive audio.

Director Rian Johnson takes fans on an intimate journey into the creation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi in a feature-length documentary, explaining his unique interpretation of the Force, detailing the painstaking process of creating Snoke, and deconstructing action-packed scenes from the film such as the epic space battle and the final confrontation.

Johnson also reveals two exclusive scenes, featuring Andy Serkis as Snoke prior to his digital makeover, as well as 14 never-before-seen deleted scenes, in addition to his audio commentary.

Bonus features, which may differ by retailer on digital editions, will include:

  • The Director and the Jedi -- Go deep behind the scenes with writer-director Rian Johnson on an intimate and personal journey through the production of the movie—and experience what it’s like to helm a global franchise and cultural phenomenon.
  • Balance of the Force - Explore the mythology of the Force and why Rian Johnson chose to interpret its role in such a unique way.
  • Scene Breakdowns
    • Lighting the Spark: Creating the Space Battle -- Get a close-up look at the epic space battle, from the sounds that help propel the action, through the practical and visual effects, to the characters who bring it all to life.
    • Snoke and Mirrors -- Motion capture and Star Wars collide as the filmmakers take us through the detailed process of creating the movie’s malevolent master villain.
    • Showdown on Crait -- Break down everything that went into creating the stunning world seen in the movie’s final confrontation, including the interplay between real-word locations and visual effects, reimagining the walkers, designing the crystal foxes, and much more.
  • Andy Serkis Live! (One Night Only) -- Writer-director Rian Johnson presents two exclusive sequences from the movie featuring Andy Serkis’ riveting, raw on-set performance before his digital makeover into Snoke.
  • Deleted Scenes -- With an introduction and optional commentary by writer-director Rian Johnson.
  • Audio Commentary -- View the movie with in-depth feature audio commentary by writer-director Rian Johnson.

Source: Disney

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