'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' Blu-ray Supplements Detailed

Posted Mon Sep 21, 2009 at 08:00 AM PDT by

As reported last week, 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' starring Daniel Radcliffe is coming to high-definition on December 8.

Voldemort is tightening his grip on both the Muggle and wizarding worlds and Hogwarts is no longer the safe haven it once was. Harry suspects that dangers may even lie within the castle, but Dumbledore is more intent upon preparing him for the final battle that he knows is fast approaching. Together they work to find the key to unlock Voldemorts defenses and, to this end, Dumbledore recruits his old friend and colleague, Professor Horace Slughorn, whom he believes holds crucial information. Meanwhile, Harry discovers an old book marked mysteriously "This book is the property of the Half-Blood Prince" and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort's dark past.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements will include: WB Maximum Movie Mode with director David Yates, producers David Heyman and David Barron, and cast members Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Tom Felton, including Focus Points, picture-in-picture and image galleries; Additional scenes (about 7 minutes worth); Close-Up with the Cast and Crew of Harry Potter: hosts Matthew Lewis ("Neville Longbottom") and Alfred Enoch ("Dean Thomas") lead us on an entertaining look at the cast of Harry Potter as they explore their interests away from acting and spend a day on set with the production team; J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life: a fascinating and intimate look into the life of J.K. Rowling over the last year of writing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows; One-minute Drills: the cast has 60 seconds to describe their character's personality, history, relationships and other traits before time runs out; What's on Your Mind: hosted by Tom Felton, the cast is put on the spot when asked a series of rapid-fire questions on their likes and dislikes; and Universal's"The Wizarding World of Harry Potter" Sneak Peek: get an inside look at the amazing world of magic and excitement being created at Universal Orlando Resort in Florida.

The disc will also be BD-Live enabled (with My commentary, Live Community Screening, Introduction to the Harry Potter Ultimate Editions by Daniel Radcliffe and Facebook Connect).

Finally, the release will include a DVD as well as a digital copy of the film.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $35.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 8.

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Blu-ray)
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