Direct-to-Video 'Van Wilder' to Get March Blu-ray Release

Posted Tue Dec 16, 2008 at 10:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke
National Lampoon's Van Wilder

Announcing its first live-action direct-to-high-def release, Lionsgate has set a March debut for 'National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year.'

A video premiere sequel to the 2002 cult comedy, 'Freshman Year' sees a new cast (sans original Van Wilder Ryan Reynolds) up to the same old amorous collegiate hijinks.

Lionsgate will debut the Harv Glaser-directed pic on March 17, day-and-date with the standard DVD

Bonus features will include audio commentary with Glazer and cast, multiple featurettes ("Creating the Legend: The Making of Van Wilder: Freshman Year," "Going Balls Out: Colossus," "Coolidge College: Orientation Video," "Decatur," "Teacher's Pets," "Van's Party Supplies," "Pranks 101"), a blooper reel and trailers.

Tech specs will see an unrated cut of the film spread across a BD-50 dual-layer presentation with 1080p video and Dolby TrueHD 5.0 Surround audio.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.98.

You'll find the latest specs for 'National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 17.

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National Lampoon's Van Wilder: Freshman Year (Blu-ray)
National Lampoon's Van Wilder (Blu-ray)
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