Posted Tue Mar 22, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT by Tom Landy
It's now official! Peter Jackson's extended trilogy is coming at the end of June -- and 'The Fellowship of the Ring' WILL receive a brand new transfer!
As previously reported, Warner Brothers' 'The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Limited Edition Extended Editions' will be released on June 28.
The collection reportedly will also consist of 15 discs (6 Blu-rays - 2 for each movie, 9 DVDs) with 1080p video, DTS-HD Master Audio 6.1 soundtracks, and all of the supplements found on previous editions (most of which will be found on the included DVDs).
'The Fellowship of the Ring' has been remastered from the original 2k digital files.
Supplements include: Audio Commentaries (multiple tracks for each film); Easter Eggs: MTV Movie Award Spoof (The Council of Elrod), MTV Movie Awards clip (Gollum accepting award); Costa Botes Documentaries: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King: Behind the Scenes (on DVD); The Appendices (on DVD): Part 1: From Book to Vision; The Appendices: Part 2: From Vision to Reality; The Appendices: Part 3: The Journey Continues; The Appendices: Part 4: The Battle for Middle Earth; The Appendices: Part 5: The War of the Ring; The Appendices: Part 6: The Passing of an Age; Sixteen cast members, including Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, and Miranda Otto; and online digital copies.
Suggested list price for this set is $119.98.
You can find the latest specs for 'The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy - Limited Edition Extended Editions' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under June 28.
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