- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Tuesday, 15 January 2013 00:05
When The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 lands on Blu-ray and DVD Saturday, March 2, 2013 at midnight, Twi-hards will be treated to a seven-part "making of" documentary and a featurette on shooting the two Breaking Dawn movies simultaneously. And die-hard fans will be able to pre-order their copy starting January 14, 2013.Nine weeks after premiering in movie theaters, Breaking Dawn – Part 2 has taken in over $821.8 million worldwide with $290 million coming from the domestic box office. Part 2 has become the highest grossing of the Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight movies. In the final chapter to the highly successful novel adaptation, the birth of Bella (Kristen Stewart) and Edward’s (Robert Pattinson) child brings conflict between Bella and her lifelong friend, Jacob (Taylor Lautner), and an all-out war between the Cullens and the Volturi.
The Blu-ray and 2-disc DVD will include hours of bonus materials that will keep Twilight fans busy for days. A seven-part making-of documentary will provide an incredibly detailed behind-the-scenes look at how the finale of this epic series came together, including Bella’s transformation, a global cast of vampires and the shocking climactic battle scene. The significant challenges of shooting Breaking Dawn – Part 1 and Part 2 back to back are exposed in the feature, “Two Movies at Once.” Viewers will also be able to gain new insight into the making of the film with an audio commentary by director Bill Condon. “Jump to” features allow fans to watch only their favorite scenes in the film featuring Edward Cullen and Jacob Black.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 arrives on Blu-ray Disc at a retail price of $39.99 and 2-disc DVD edition $30.98. An extended version of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 will also be available on March 2nd. Both releases will be available for pre-order on January 14th, 2013.
Take a closer look at the Bonus Features breakdown:
BLU-RAY & DVD SPECIAL FEATURES· “Forever: Filming Breaking Dawn Part 2” – Seven-part “making of” documentary
o Chapter 1: “Rebirth”
o Chapter 2: “Renesmee”
o Chapter 3: “The Cottage”
o Chapter 4: “The Gathering”
o Chapter 5: “The Field”
o Chapter 6: “The Battle”
o Chapter 7: “Forever”
· “Two Movies at Once” featurette
· “The Forgotten” Green Day music video
· “Jump to” features
· Audio commentary with director Bill Condon
PROGRAM INFORMATIONStreet Date: March 2nd, 2013
Year of Production: 2012
Title Copyright: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2 © 2012, Artwork & Supplementary Materials ™ & © 2013 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: PG-13 for sequences of violence including disturbing images, some sensuality and partial nudity
Blu-ray Closed Captioned: English SDH
DVD Closed Captioned: English
Subtitles: English and Spanish
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Feature Running Time: 115 minutes
Blu-ray Audio Status: English 7.1 DTS HD-MA, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late Night Listening and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio
DVD Audio Status: English 5.1 Dolby Digital EX, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late Night Listening and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital