'Captain America: The First Avenger' Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D Announced

Posted Mon Aug 29, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT by

Marvel's patriotic superhero is already suiting up for both high-definition formats this October!

In an early announcement to retailers, Paramount is preparing 'Captain America: The First Avenger' Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy combo pack and 'Captain America: The First Avenger - 3D' Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack for a release on October 25.

The action-packed adventure stars Chris Evans as Steve Rogers, the scrawny weakling turned super-soldier and future leader of The Avengers. The film co-stars Hugo Weaving as Red Skull and Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as Nick Fury.

The Blu-rays will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 soundtrack, and preliminary supplements include: Audio Commentary with director Joe Johnston, cinematographer Shelly Johnson and editor Jeffrey Ford, Outfitting a Hero, The Assembly Begins, Howling Commandos, Heightened Technology, The Transformation, Behind the Skull, Captain America's Origins, Deleted Scenes, Marvel One Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer, and The Avengers animated series trailer.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is set at $42.99 and the Blu-ray 3D is $54.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Captain America: The First Avenger' and 'Captain America: The First Avenger - 3D' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're both indexed under October 25.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Captain America: The First Avenger (Blu-ray)
Captain America: The First Avenger - 3D (Blu-ray)
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