Interstellar Hits Blu-Ray and DVD in March With 3 Hours of Scientific and Movie Extras
The release date and details for the home entertainment release of Christopher Nolan's Interstellar have been revealed, and it looks like there will be a ton of science-based content for fans to sink their teeth into. Interstellar will be available on Digital HD from March 17th with a DVD and Blu-Ray release on March 31st. Blu-Ray packages will come with an exclusive 70MM IMAX print from the movie, but it's the bonus content that sounds the most interesting. Detailed below, the extra features are expected to run well over 3 hours, so if that's not enough to clear up the some of the movie's weird science, then what else is?
The Science of Interstellar - Extended cut of the broadcast special.
Plotting an Interstellar Journey - Discusses the film's origins, influences and narrative designs.
Life on Cooper's Farm - Bringing Americana and the grounded nature of a farm to a sci-fi space movie.
The Dust - Learn how cast and crew avoided sand blindness, and see how to create, and clean up after, a catastrophic dust storm.
TARS and CASE - Designing and building these unique characters and how they were brought to life on set and in the film.
Cosmic Sounds - The concepts, process, and recording of Hans Zimmer's unforgettable score.
The Space Suits - A look at the design and build of the suits and helmets, and what it was like to wear them.
The Endurance - Explore this massive set with a guided tour by production designer Nathan Crowley.
Shooting in Iceland: Miller's Planet/Mann's Planet - Travel with the cast and crew to Iceland and see the challenges they faced in creating two vastly different worlds in one country.
The Ranger and the Lander - A look at the other two spaceships in the film. Miniatures in Space-Marvel at the large-scale models used in the explosive docking sequence.
The Simulation of Zero-G - Discover the various methods that the filmmakers used to create a zero gravity environment.
Celestial Landmarks - Explore how the filmmakers used practical special effects informed by real scientific equations to give the illusion of real space travel for both the actors and the audience.
Across All Dimensions and Time - A look at the concept and design of the Tesseract, which incorporated a practical set rather than a green screen.
Final Thoughts - The cast and crew reflect back on their Interstellar experience.