Posted Mon Jun 6, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The delightfully frightful holiday classic makes its Blu-ray 3D debut this summer!
More astonishing and spectacular than ever before, Academy Award® nominated writer/producer Tim Burton’s overwhelmingly favorite 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' becomes available for the first time ever to own on Disney Blu-ray 3D™ on August 30!
'The Nightmare Before Christmas' is produced by Academy Award® nominated writer and producer Tim Burton ('Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,' 'Corpse Bride') and Denise DiNovi ('Edward Scissorhands,' 'James and the Giant Peach'), directed by Henry Selick ('Coraline,' 'James and the Giant Peach') and written by Michael McDowell ('Beetlejuice,' 'Thinner') and Caroline Thompson ('Corpse Bride,' 'The Addams Family'). And the spectacular characters are voiced by the talents of Chris Sarandon ('The Princess Bride,' 'Fright Night') as Jack Skellington’s speaking voice, Danny Elfman ('Corpse Bride,' 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory') as Jack Skellington’s singing voice and Catherine O-Hara ('Home Alone,' 'Best In Show') as Sally, to name a few.
The release will be a Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD + Digital Copy combo pack with 1080p video, a Dolby TrueHD 7.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include:
• What’s This? Jack’s Haunted Mansion Holiday Tour – Viewers choose the way they want to tour Disneyland’s Holiday Haunted Mansion. “On Track” explores a tricked-out version of the Haunted Mansion, while “Off Track” reveals what went into creating all the creepy fun.
• Frankenweenie Short Film – A un-cut version of the Frankenweenie short with introduction by Tim Burton.
• Vincent Short Film
• Tim Burton’s Original poem narrated by Christopher Lee – Tim Burton’s poem that inspired the creation of the movie. Now, the original verse comes to creepylife as performed by legendary actor Christopher Lee.
• Film Commentary – commentary by producer and writer Tim Burton, director Henry Selick and composer Danny Elfman.
• The Making of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas - Go behind the scenes of the very first full-length stop motion animated movie with the filmmakers.
• The Worlds of Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas – Witness the creation of the film’s richly imagined dreamscapes, including Halloween Town, Christmas Town and the Real World.
• Deleted Scenes
• Storyboard to Film Comparison
• Original Theatrical Trailers and Posters
• A Special Introduction by Tim Burton (Blu-ray exclusive)
Suggested list price for the 3D Blu-ray is set at $49.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Nightmare Before Christmas - 3D' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 30.
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