'The Help' Dated and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Oct 7, 2011 at 08:00 AM PDT by

One of the best reviewed films of the year will take a high-definition bow in early December.

In an early announcement to retailers, Disney/DreamWorks will release 'The Help' on Blu-ray on December 6.

The #1 New York Times bestseller by Kathryn Stockett comes to vivid life through the compelling performances of a phenomenal ensemble cast including Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and Bryce Dallas Howard. 'The Help' is a courageous and empowering story about very different and extraordinary women in the 1960s South who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project.

'The Help' Blu-ray Combo Pack provides audiences with the chance to delve deeper into the movie through compelling, never-before-seen bonus features, including “The Making of ‘The Help:’ From Friendship To Film,” an intimate look at how the life-changing experiences of close-knit childhood friends director Tate Taylor and novelist Kathryn Stockett led to the creation of the best-selling novel and its transition to the big screen.

Additional bonus includes “In Their Own Words: A Tribute To the Maids Of Mississippi,” which is an honest observation of life in the South from real-life maids, including director Tate Taylor’s childhood caretaker, Carol Lee; Deleted Scenes; and nine-time Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling singer/songwriter, Mary J. Blige’s “The Living Proof”, music video from the film’s end titles.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack is $39.99 ($44.99 to tack on an extra Digital Copy disc).

You can find the latest specs for 'The Help' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 6.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
The Help (3-Disc Combo Pack) (Blu-ray)
The Help (2-Disc Combo Pack) (Blu-ray)