The Hunger Games DVD and Blu-ray Details and Trailer
Lionsgate’s releasing the mega-blockbuster The Hunger Games on DVD, Blu-ray, On Demand and digital download on August 18th. During its theatrical run, the first film based on the bestselling trilogy by Suzanne Collins has brought in $650 million worldwide. To celebrate its release on home video, which includes three hours of bonus materials, Lionsgate will be holding midnight events at 12:01am on Saturday, August 18th.
“The motion picture event of the year is poised to become the home entertainment event of the year and, with a midnight launch and midnight retail events scheduled at stores around the country, we expect to replicate the same level of consumer excitement generated by the film’s theatrical debut,” stated Ron Schwartz, Lionsgate Executive Vice President & General Manager, Home Entertainment. “This is far and away the biggest home entertainment launch in Lionsgate’s history and, true to a theatrical marketing campaign that incorporated an unprecedented reliance on digital and traditional media alike, our home entertainment launch will involve a similarly innovative and integrated digital and packaged media rollout that we will unveil in the weeks ahead.”
The Blu-ray and DVD will be available for pre-order beginning on Friday, May 25th, for $39.99 and $30.98, respectively.
The Hunger Games Blu-ray and DVD Special Features:
* “The World is Watching: Making of The Hunger Games” – an eight-part documentary covering the “making of” the film in all aspects from the pre-production process all the way through the theatrical release and fan reactions
* “Game Maker: Suzanne Collins and The Hunger Games Phenomenom” featurette
* “Letters from the Rose Garden” featurette – insights from Donald Sutherland on the development of his role as President Snow
* “Controlling the Games” featurette – stories and concepts behind creating the control center
* “A Conversation with Gary Ross and Elvis Mitchell”
* Propaganda Film (in its entirety)
* Marketing Archive
* “Preparing for The Games: A Director’s Process” (Blu-ray Exclusive)
Watch the DVD trailer:
Source: Lionsgate Films