Disc News: Se7en Coming to Blu-ray

Warner Bros. never ceases to amaze me. While I do wish movies like Angus and Airborne got proper releases, instead of being available as part of the studio’s burn-on-demand service, at least the studio is willing to spend millions on restoring classics like North by Northwest, The Adventures of Robin Hood and The Wizard of Oz. Now, in celebration of the film’s 15th anniversary, David Fincher’s crime thriller Seven comes to Blu-ray in glorious HD.

This Blu-ray edition, supervised by director David Fincher, will come in DigiBook form, with a 32-page booklet containing information and photos on the making of the movie, and a special look at its alternate endings.

All special features will be carried over from the Platinum Series DVD release from December 2000.

  • Four audio commentary tracks:
      o Stars commentary, with director David Fincher and actors Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman
      o Story commentary, with Fincher, author Richard Dyer, screenwriter Andrew Kevin Walker, editor Richard Francis-Bruce and New Line president of production Michael De Luca
      o Picture commentary, with Fincher, director of photography Darius Khondji, production designer Arthur Max, editor Richard Francis-Bruce and author Richard Dyer
      o Sound commentary, with Fincher, sound designer Ren Klyce, composer Howard Shore and author Richard Dyer
  • Additional/extended scenes
  • Alternate endings
  • Exploration of the opening title sequence from multiple video angles with various audio mixes and two commentary tracks
  • Production design and still photographs with commentaries
  • The Notebooks: Full motion video details “John Doe´s” writings
  • Theatrical trailer

  • SRP has been set at $34.99 but Amazon.com pre-order information has not come online yet.

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