Posted Wed Mar 16, 2011 at 10:10 AM PDT by Tom Landy
We now have more details for the upcoming extended editions of Peter Jackson's adaptation of Tolkien's trilogy on Blu-ray!
As previously reported, Warner Brothers' 'The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Limited Edition Extended Editions' appeared on Amazon as a pre-order a while ago, and now retailers are indicating that the set will be released on June 28.
The collection reportedly will also consist of 15 discs (6 Blu-rays, 9 DVDs) with 1080p video, DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtracks, and all of the supplements found on previous editions (most of which will be found on the included DVDs).
Supplements include: Audio Commentaries (multiple tracks for each film); Easter Eggs: MTV Movie Award Spoof (The Council of Elrod), MTV Movie Awards clip (Gollum accepting award); Costa Botes Documentaries: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King: Behind the Scenes (on DVD); The Appendices (on DVD): Part 1: From Book to Vision; The Appendices: Part 2: From Vision to Reality; The Appendices: Part 3: The Journey Continues; The Appendices: Part 4: The Battle for Middle Earth; The Appendices: Part 5: The War of the Ring; The Appendices: Part 6: The Passing of an Age; Sixteen cast members, including Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, and Miranda Otto; and online digital copies.
Suggested list price for this set is $119.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Limited Edition Extended Editions' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under June 28.
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