Updated with cover art
The February release The Wolfman, starring Benicio Del Toro and Anthony Hopkins, is coming to Blu-ray, DVD and digital download on June 1, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
Both the Blu-ray and DVD releases of The Wolfman will contain two versions of the movie â a never-before-seen unrated director’s cut, as well as the theatrical version of the film. The Wolfman will also be available day and date on video on demand.
Bonus features on the Blu-Ray will include:
â¢ Access to more thrilling exclusive content through BD-Liveâ¢, pocket BLUâ¢ app and UniversalHiDef.com â includes the first ever online streaming of the original 1941 classic The Wolf Man.
â¢ Two alternate endings not seen in theatres
â¢ Return of The Wolfman: This featurette will look at how Anthony Hopkins, Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt, Joe Johnston and the creative team behind this new retelling have tapped into the tragic roots of legend and cinematic lore to unleash a new terror for today’s audience.
â¢ The Beast Maker: A detailed look at how make-up wizard Rick Baker transformed a classic monster into a modern nightmare!
â¢ Transformation Secrets: Whether transforming werewolves, producing hallucinogenic nightmares or recreating the fog-covered streets of Victorian London, this featurette will look at how the visual effects team has created a haunting world of moonlit monsters and unsettling thrills.
â¢ The Wolfman Unleashed: The team behind the stunt and action units share the physical challenges of bringing the Wolfman to life and creating a series of intense and action-oriented set pieces, climaxing with the dynamic werewolf battle at Talbot Hall.
â¢ pocket BLU app: USHE’s groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhone, iPod touch, Blackberry, Android, PC and Macintosh to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray player and offers advanced features such as:
o Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live functions with ease.
o Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the movie.
o Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there’s a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy exclusive content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
o Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU app-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray(TM) Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
o Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray(TM) player with your device’s easy and intuitive keyboard that will facilitate such Blu-ray(TM) features as chatting with friends and sending messages.
â¢ social BLU: Connect with friends on your favorite social networks to share information about your favorite movies, enjoy Blu-ray(TM) community features and more!
â¢ U-Control: Universal’s exclusive feature that lets the viewer access bonus materials without leaving the movie!
â¢ Werewolf Legacy, Lore and Legend: This feature gives viewers a visual tour through more than seventy years of Universal’s Wolf Man films and thousands of years of werewolf mythology.
â¢ Take Control: Special Makeup Artist Rick Baker , Visual Effects Producer Karen Murphy-Mundell and Director of Photography Shelly Johnson ASC take control of the viewing experience in this unique feature, offering a personal visual commentary by engaging with select scenes of the film to reveal details of the filmmaking process.
That’s quite a bit, no? Looks like the DVD release will be left bare bones? If we get any more details, we’ll post them here along with the cover art.
Source: Shock Till You Drop