'Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology (1978-2006)' Debuts On Blu-ray June 7
4/2/2011 12:30pm EDT
Superman, the cultural icon and quintessential superhero, is back in a big way. In a powerhouse year marked by the theatrical releases of several major superhero films including Warner Bros.’ "Green Lantern," his arrival couldn’t be more perfectly timed.
Warner Home Video (WHV) is celebrating the year of the superhero with the June 7 release of "Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology (1978-2006)" on Blu-ray. For the first time, fans will be able to own one super-entertaining Blu-ray collection with all four original theatrical "Superman" films starring Christopher Reeve (available for the first time in high def), "Superman Returns," and the two alternate versions of "Superman I" and "Superman II."
Available now in superb hi-def, with new digital/hi-def film masters, the must-own comprehensive "Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology (1978-2006)" on Blu-ray includes all six versions of the films in the original "Superman" theatrical franchise -- "Superman: The Movie" – Original Theatrical, "Superman: The Movie" – Expanded Edition, "Superman II" – Original Theatrical, "Superman II" – The Richard Donner Cut, "Superman III" – Original Theatrical, "Superman IV" – Original Theatrical, plus "Superman Returns."
The Collection also boasts 20 hours of bonus features including the never-before-seen original opening to "Superman Returns." Also included are two documentaries in hi-def, Look, Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman and The Science of Superman, as well as You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman, deleted scenes, and much more.
Fan-boys and technophiles will especially appreciate that all of the Superman films are being released with English DTS-HD-MA soundtrack for superior sound quality. Also included is Movie Cash good up to $8 off one admission ticket to see the newest Warner Bros. superhero film, "Green Lantern," at participating theaters between June 17 and July 3.
"Superman: The Motion Picture Anthology" is also available On Demand and for download through online retailers including iTunes and Amazon on Demand.