'Soul Surfer' Blu-ray Announced and Detailed

Posted Thu Jun 9, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT by

Pro surfer Bethany Hamilton’s journey from tragedy to triumph will debut on Blu-ray this August.

In an early announcement to retailers, Sony says 'Soul Surfer' will catch the high-definition wave on August 2.

The inspiring story of a girl’s comeback after a shark attack stars AnnaSophia Robb ('Race to Witch Mountain'), Academy Award® winner Helen Hunt (Best Actress, 'As Good As It Gets,' 1997), Dennis Quaid ('The Rookie,' 'G.I. Joe: The Rise of the Cobra'), Grammy Award® winner Carrie Underwood, Kevin Sorbo (TV's “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys”) and Lorraine Nicholson ('Click').

The release will be a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include deleted scenes, Soul Surfing Onto The Screen featurette, Surfing for the Screen: Inside the Action featurette, Becoming Bethany featurette, and Heart of a Soul Surfer documentary.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is set at $38.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Soul Surfer' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under August 2.

See what people are saying about this story in our forums area, or check out other recent discussions.

Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Soul Surfer (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, Sony (all tags)