Star Trek Into Darkness Beaming Onto Blu-ray & DVD
By StarTrek.com Staff - July 11, 2013
Star Trek Into Darkness will beam onto Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and On Demand in the U.S. on September 10, via Paramount Home Media Distribution; fans can access the Digital version three weeks early, on August 20. The J.J. Abrams-directed blockbuster, which is still playing in theaters across the U.S. and internationally, has so far grossed a whopping $445 million, making it the top-grossing Star Trek film… ever.
The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, which includes the Digital edition, will feature numerous extras, including “Creating the Red Planet,” a peek into the creation of the world glimpsed in the film’s opening sequence; “The Klingon Home World,” a featurette about Kronos and the new-look Klingons; “Attack on Starfleet,” with the cast and filmmakers discussing the pivotal sequence; “Ship to Ship,” a piece about the space jump scene; “Brawl by the Bay,” with Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch discussing the Spock-Khan throwdown; and “The Enemy of My Enemy,” which examines the how and why of choosing Khan as the villain and the decision to keep his identity under wraps.
The Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack includes all of the above, plus the film in hi-def and 3D (on a disc presented in 1080p high-definition), while the Single-Disc DVD presents the film in widescreen enhanced for 16:9. The Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/On Demand Combo will cost $49.99, with the Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack priced at $39.99 and the Single-Disc DVD at $29.99.
"I'm excited for viewers at home to check out Star Trek Into Darkness on Blu-ray and DVD," J.J. Abrams said in a statement. "They did a great job and I'm thrilled with how everything looks and sounds. We also have some really fun behind-the-scenes special features that we shot on the Red and created entirely in-house at Bad Robot. They really look amazing and unlike anything I've seen on DVD or Blu-ray before."
Abrams added, "I hope fans enjoy seeing the process that went into making the movie and the truly amazing work of our most spectacular cast and crew."
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