Posted Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
The adrenaline-pumping fifth 'Fast & Furious' installment will feel the need for speed on Blu-ray this October!
In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is working on 'Fast Five' for a Blu-ray release on October 4.
Packed with mind-blowing stunts, high-octane thrills and unprecedented automotive wizardry, 'Fast Five' reunites cast members from all four previous chapters of the blockbuster franchise, reprising their roles as the most daring gang of outlaw drivers to ever get behind the wheel, while a relentless FBI agent (Dwayne Johnson) does whatever it takes to them bring down. Director Justin Lin ('Fast & Furious,' 'The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift') takes the wheel of this all-star reunion as Vin Diesel and Paul Walker reprise their iconic roles as Dom Toretto, the king of the street racers, and former cop Brian O’Conner, now Dom’s partner-in-crime, while Johnson rides shotgun for the first time ever as Federal agent Luke Hobbs. 'Fast Five' also brings back several popular franchise stars including Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, Sung Kang, Tego Calderon, Don Omar, Elsa Pataky, Gal Gadot and Matt Schulze in a story fueled by gear-grinding action, hairpin plot twists and vehicular mayhem set to a driving hip-hop and Latin soundtrack.
The Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy will include both the theatrical and the extended cuts of the film in 1080p video, a Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack (guessing this is a typo), and supplements include: Feature Commentary With Director Justin Lin; Dom’s Journey: Track Vin Diesel’s legendary character from the beginning; Brian O’conner: From Fed To Con: Follow Paul Walker’s character as he goes from lawman to outlaw; Enter Federal Agent Hobbs: Meet Dom & Brian’s toughest nemesis yet; Deleted Scenes; and a Gag Reel.
Blu-ray exclusives include: Dom Vs. Hobbs: Watch how the action-packed showdown was shot; On Set With Director Justin Lin: Go behind the scenes of Fast Five with director Justin Lin; Inside The Vault Chase: Learn how they filmed the movie’s most dangerous sequence; Tyrese TV: Go behind the scenes of Fast Five with Tyrese Gibson; pocket BLU™ Versions for Tablets and Computers, Featuring Universal’s Second Screen; uhear; and BD-Live.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'Fast Five' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under October 4.
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