Posted Fri Jun 10, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Another beloved Disney classic gets a Blu-ray 3D upgrade this October!
As previously reported, Disney/Buena Vista is working on 'Beauty and the Beast -3D' for the new Blu-ray 3D format and now the official release date is October 4.
The same Disney classic that taught us beauty is found within, now comes to life in spectacular Disney 3D bringing the characters, sound, and storyline to a whole new immersive dimension. Fans can once again meet and enjoy their favorite characters - Belle, Beast, Lumiere, Mrs. Potts and more – in an entirely new fashion as if they were watching the film for the very first time.
The release will be a 5-Disc Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D, 2 Blu-rays, DVD, and Digital Copy) and will include three versions of the film (Theatrical, Special Extended Edition, and original Storyboard version) with 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 soundtrack, and the same supplements from the previous release including:
• Deleted Scenes - Alternate Opening & Ending and "Belle In The Library" scene
• Backstage Disney - Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind Making Beauty and the Beast, Broadway Beginnings, and Composing A Classic: A Musical Conversation with Alan Menken, Don Hahn, & Richard Kraft
• Music And More - Jordin Sparks 'Beauty and the Beast" Music Video, Disney Sing-Along Mode, Deleted Song: "Human Again," Alternate Version of "Be Our Guest," Alternate Score of "The Transformation," Introduction To Deleted Songs By Don Hahn: "Human Again," Introductions To Deleted Song By Alan Menken: "Human Again," Beauty and the Beast Music Video Performed By Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson
• Family Games & Activities - Bonjour, Who Is This BD-Live TelePlay Game, Enchanted Musical Challenge: A DisneyQuest Game, Chip's Musical Challenge, and Mrs. Pott's Personality Profile Game
Suggested list price for the 5-disc combo pack is $49.99.
Additionally, the company will also release two Special Edition releases, 'Beauty and the Beast: Belle’s Magical World' and 'Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas,' to follow on November 22, 2011 just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.
You can find the latest specs for 'Beauty and the Beast - 3D' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under October 4.
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