Australian distributor eazydvd.com is the most recent web site to have news about uber-special edition release of Blade Runner, a title which should have been released in 2006.
Persistence pays off, and these specs can attest to that.
Blade Runner: Ultimate Collection
Disc 1 – The Final Cut (2007):
Ridley Scott’s definitive new version of his science-fiction masterpiece includes added & extended scenes, added lines and new and cleaner special effects.
Disc 2 – 3 Complete Film Versions:
’82 U.S. Theatrical version
’82 International Theatrical version
’92 Director’s Cut
Disc 3 – “Dangerous Days: Making Blade Runner” Documentary
Newly created documentary: Through interviews with the cast and crew, critics and colleagues, this feature-length documentary provides a mainstream-friendly yet meaningful in-depth look at Blade Runner’s literary genesis, its challenging production and controversial legacy. When all is said and done, this will be the definitive documentary on the film.
Disc 4 â€” Enhanced Content Bonus: (TBC)
INCEPTION – Featurettes and galleries devoted to Philip K. Dick, the birth of Cyberpunk and adapting the novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep.
PRE-PRODUCTION – Featurettes and galleries devoted to script development, conceptual design and abandoned sequences.
PRODUCTION – Featurettes and galleries devoted to principal photography and locations.
POST-PRODUCTION – Featurettes and galleries devoted to deleted scenes, music and visual effects.
RELEASE – Featurettes and galleries devoted to marketing and reaction including Trailers, TV Spots and Promotional Featurettes
LEGACY – Featurettes and galleries devoted to the film’s resurrection and impact.
Disc 5 – Work Print Version & Enhanced Content:
Including the rarely seen Work Print version and potentially the 52 min. Channel Four (UK) documentary which was the first serious documentary created for the film.
Additionally (now this may be subject only to Australia), the set will come packaged in a limited “Blade Runner” briefcase holding the five-disc digipack with foil-enhanced and embossed slipcase. The goodies inside will include a lenticular motion image from the original feature, a collectible model spinner, an origami unicorn, a collection of photographs and a letter from Ridley Scott.
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