'Robin Hood: Director's Cut' Dated & Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Jul 28, 2010 at 12:00 PM PDT by

Ridley Scott's take on the classic medieval hero will charge onto Blu-ray this September!

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal has set 'Robin Hood: Director's Cut' for Blu-ray release on September 21.

The film stars Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, and Mark Strong and the release will be the Unrated Director's Cut featuring fifteen minutes of new footage not seen in theaters.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and bonus features will include: Deleted Scenes with Intro & Commentary by Editor Pietro Scalia as well as Rise and Rise Again: Making Ridley Scott's Robin Hood (divided into three parts: Ballad, Legend and Myth: Pre-Production, The More the The Merrier: Production, and No Quarter Given: Post-Production).

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be My Scenes, Pocket Blu, and BD-Live connectivity, as well as two extensive features:

Director's Notebook - A seamless multimedia experience focusing on the director's vision gives viewers a peek inside Oscar nominee Ridley Scott's unique filmmaking process. Incorporating behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Scott and his trusted inner circle of collaborators, this feature launches at critical moments throughout the film to illuminate the task of mounting a vast production like Robin Hood.

The Art of Nottingham - A special look at the portfolio of designs generated for the film, including video introductions by key department heads such as production designer Arthur Max and costume designer Janty Yates. Galleries of concept art, costume designs, storyboards and other imagery are featured.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'Robin Hood: Director's Cut' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 21.

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Robin Hood: Director's Cut (2010) (Blu-ray)
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