Yesterday we reported that Christopher Nolan’s Oscar-nominated sci-fi epic Interstellar was available to pre-order at online vendor Amazon, but today Paramount Home Entertainment has officially announced the release of the film on March 31st on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand, with a digital release on March 17th.
The Blu-ray release for Interstellar is set to include a cell from an original 70MM IMAX print of the film in addition to three hours of bonus content, details of which you can view below, as well as a look at the artwork for the release.
–The Science of Interstellar — Extended cut of the broadcast special.
–Plotting an Interstellar Journey — Discusses the film’s origins, influences and narrative designs.
–Life on Cooper’s Farm—Bringing Americana and the grounded nature of a farm to a sci-fi space movie.
The Dust—Learn how cast and crew avoided sand blindness, and see how to create, and clean up after, a catastrophic dust storm.
–TARS and CASE — Designing and building these unique characters and how they were brought to life on set and in the film.
–Cosmic Sounds — The concepts, process, and recording of Hans Zimmer’s unforgettable score.
–The Space Suits — A look at the design and build of the suits and helmets, and what it was like to wear them.
–The Endurance — Explore this massive set with a guided tour by production designer Nathan Crowley.
–Shooting in Iceland: Miller’s Planet/Mann’s Planet — Travel with the cast and crew to Iceland and see the challenges they faced in creating two vastly different worlds in one country.
–The Ranger and the Lander — A look at the other two spaceships in the film.
–Miniatures in Space — Marvel at the large-scale models used in the explosive docking sequence.
–The Simulation of Zero-G—Discover the various methods that the filmmakers used to create a zero gravity environment.
–Celestial Landmarks — Explore how the filmmakers used practical special effects informed by real scientific equations to give the illusion of real space travel for both the actors and the audience.
–Across All Dimensions and Time — A look at the concept and design of the Tesseract, which incorporated a practical set rather than a green screen.
–Final Thoughts — The cast and crew reflect back on their Interstellar experience.
Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), Anne Hathaway (The Dark Knight Rises), Jessica Chastain (The Help), Michael Caine (Inception), Mackenzie Foy (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn), Wes Bentley (The Hunger Games), Casey Affleck (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Topher Grace (Spider-Man 3), John Lithgow (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), Bill Irwin (Lady in the Water), David Gyasi (Cloud Atlas), Ellen Burstyn (Requiem for a Dream), David Oyelowo (The Butler) and Matt Damon (Elysium).