'Blue Crush' & 'Blue Crush 2' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Fri Feb 25, 2011 at 08:00 AM PST by

Cowabunga dudes! Catch twice the surfing fun on Blu-ray this June!

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal has slated 'Blue Crush' and it's all-new direct-to-video sequel 'Blue Crush 2' for Blu-ray on June 7.

'Blue Crush' - Set amid the stunning island paradise of Hawaii’s fabled North Shore surfer Anne Marie (Kate Bosworth) takes on the ultimate challenge to make her pipe dream into a reality. With the support of her two friends (Michelle Rodriguez and Sanoe Lake) Anne Marie discovers she must overcome her fears before she can conquer the waves. Hailed as an exhilarating “fun ride” by People Magazine Blue Crush is an adrenaline-powered story of heartfelt friendship and non-stop action that The Washington Post raves is “a big sexy sun-splashed thrill.

The original film will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: Feature Commentary with Director John Stockwell; Feature Commentary with Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez and Sanoe Lake; Three Friends, One Passion: The Making of Blue Crush; Deleted Scenes; Filming Blue Crush; The Female Surfing Revolution; Wipeout!; Riding the Waves; Skateboarding; Blue Crush Promo; Surf Fashion; The World of Surfing; Music video: Lenny Kravitz, "If I Could Fall in Love"; Theatrical Trailer; Production Notes; and Cast and Filmmakers.

Suggested list price is $26.98.

'Blue Crush 2' - A gorgeous and talented young cast including Sasha Jackson (“One Tree Hill”), Sharni Vinson ('Step Up 3-D'), Elizabeth Mathis ('Tron: Legacy,' 'Unstoppable'), Ben Milliken ('Newcastle') and newcomer Chris Fisher is joined by some of the world’s preeminent surfers at the renowned “home of the perfect wave,” Jeffrey’s Bay (aka “J-Bay”), as well as other spectacular South African surf destinations including North Beach, Glenmore, Banana Beach and Coffee Bay.

The film also features many world-class female surfers from the professional Roxy team, including Sally Fitzgibbons, Bianca Buitendag, Rosy Hodge, Tanika Hoffman and Danielle Le Roux. Additional top female surfers featured in the film include Laura Enever, Sarah Baum, Roxy Louw, Tarryn Chudleigh, Kirsty Delport, Mia Hordyk, Morag Steele and Heidi Palmboom. Performing daring stunts and conquering some of the wildest surf ever captured on film on the men’s side are surfing legends Jordy Smith, Taj Burrow and Travis Logie as well as big wave surfer Grant “Twiggy” Baker, Rudi Palmboom Sr., Casey Grant, Warwick Wright, Mikey February and Andrew “Roosta” Lange.

Specs have yet to be announced, but supplements will include: Deleted Scenes, Gag Reel, Surf Safari! Filming in South Africa, The Making of Blue Crush 2, Ripping It! Shooting the Surf Scenes, and Feature Commentary with Director Mike Elliott and Cast, with BD-Live, My Scenes, and Pocket Blu.

Suggested list price for the sequel is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'Blue Crush 2' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 7.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Blue Crush (Blu-ray)
Blue Crush 2 (Blu-ray)
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