'Jumper' Leaps to Blu-ray this June

Posted Wed Apr 2, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Peter Bracke

Fox has announced a June landing for the sci-fi thriller 'Jumper,' which will hit Blu-ray with exclusive picture-in-picture features and a digital copy.

Starring Hayden Christensen as a boy who discovers the ability to teleport, 'Jumper' scored over $70 million at the box office this past winter. Fox will debut the Doug Liman-directed film on Blu-ray June 10, day-and-date with the single-disc and two-disc standard DVD editions.

Supplements on the Blu-ray will include all of the extras on the two-disc DVD, including audio commentary with Liman, writer-producer Simon Kinberg and producer Lucas Foster, a suite of four featurettes ("Jumping From Novel To Film: The Past, Present & Future of Jumper," "Making an Actor Jump," "Doug Liman’s Jumper: Uncensored," "Jumping Around The World"), six deleted scenes, "Future Concepts" previsuzalizations, and the animated graphic novel "Jumpstart: David’s Story."

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be the picture-in-picture feature "Jumping Around the World," which will make full use of the Blu-ray format's Profile 1.1 capabilities (a Profile 1.1-enabled player required).

Tech specs for the Blu-ray feature 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French and Spanish Dolby 5.1 Surround, and Spanish, Cantonese, Korean and Mandarin subtitles

Fox has set a suggested retail price of $39.98 for the high-def version.

You'll find specs for 'Jumper' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 10.

We've also set up a dedicated thread for Fox's latest in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'Jumper' Blu-ray release.

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