'Empire of the Sun: 25th Anniversary Edition' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Mar 14, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT by

Steven Spielberg's WWII epic is getting the Blu-ray digibook treatment in June.

In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Brothers is getting ready to release 'Empire of the Sun: 25th Anniversary Edition' on Blu-ray on June 19.

The movie stars a young Christian Bale as a privileged English boy who has to learn how to survive on his own after being separated from his parents during Shanghai's occupation by the Japanese. The film also stars Miranda Richardson, John Malkovich, and Ben Stiller.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but the release will have digibook packaging and supplements will include The China Odyssey: Empire of the Sun behind-the-scenes documentary and Warner at War documentary about Warner Bros' WWII propaganda department.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'Empire of the Sun: 25th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 19.

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Empire of the Sun: 25th Anniversary Edition (Digibook) (Blu-ray)
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