Posted Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 09:00 AM PDT by Tom Landy
Paramount has just announced 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' for a fall high-definition release.
Michael Bay's summer blockbuster continuing the war between the Autobots and the Decepticons will be available in stores on Blu-ray on October 20.
The 2-disc Blu-ray will feature 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, an English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 soundtrack, and will come loaded with supplements including: Commentary by Michael Bay, Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman; The Human Factor: Exacting Revenge of the Fallen—This multi-chapter documentary chronicles the entire creation of the film and includes interviews with the cast and crew; A Day with Bay: Tokyo—An intimate and fun all-access journey with Michael Bay as he travels to Tokyo, Japan for the world premiere of the biggest film of the year; 25 Years of TRANSFORMERS—Access an all-new featurette celebrating a monumental milestone for one of Hasbro’s most successful and popular franchises; NEST: Transformer Data-Hub—Explore conceptual artwork created by the production for 12 of the most popular AUTOBOTS and DECEPTICONS from the film; Deconstructing Visual Bayhem with Commentary by Pre-Vis Supervisor Steve Yamamoto— A series of multi-angle pre-visualization sequences allowing viewers to learn how some of the film’s most spectacular scenes were created with an introduction by Michael Bay; Extended Scenes; and a Music Video: Linkin Park’s “New Divide.”
Exclusive to the Blu-ray is The ALLSPARK Experiment—Viewers get their chance to unleash the power of the recently recovered ALLSPARK shard on Earth vehicles. Begin by selecting and customizing a vehicle with a selection of parts and accessories. Then apply the ALLSPARK to this creation and watch what happens. Applying the ALLSPARK to certain custom combinations enables four new robot characters with special powers. If viewers discover all four, they unlock a fifth vehicle, which reveals a top secret message about the future of the TRANSFORMERS movie franchise; NEST: Transformer Data-Hub—A database of some of the TRANSFORMERS characters that appear in the new film, offering users access to each robot’s confidential file; Giant Effing Movie – A very personal look at the making of the movie; and The Matrix of Marketing—An archive of the film’s promotional media including trailers, posters and television spots.
The Blu-ray and two-disc DVD packages also will feature augmented reality technology that will allow owners to interact with a holographic image of OPTIMUS PRIME utilizing their webcams and a special website. Fans will be asked to piece together the Matrix of Leadership to bring OPTIMUS PRIME back to life, help repair his armor and calibrate his weapons by actually controlling his aim during target practice.
As an added bonus, the Blu-ray will include an exclusive interactive feature that gives viewers the ability to customize their own robot characters and get a glimpse at a rogue robot. Out of all the available permutations, one will unlock an exclusive interview with Michael Bay about his plans for the next adventure.
Lastly, we have a preview of the packaging:
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.99.
You can find the latest specs for 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under October 20.
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