Saturday 20 April 2013

The Little Mermaid Officially Announced and Detailed for Blu-Ray Release!

Blu-Ray and DVD (BD packaging)

In very exciting news, Disney has officially detailed the Diamond Edition release of one its most beloved films, 1989's The Little Mermaid. Confirming the previously announced date of 1st Oct. in the US (there's no release date for the UK yet, but an announcement can't be far off), Mermaid will be released in four different versions: A Blu-ray/DVD Combo in BD packaging (top), the same set in DVD packaging, a Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy Combo and, confirming previous rumours, a Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy/Music Download Combo.
Blu-Ray and DVD (DVD packaging)

Blu Ray and DVD and Digital Copy

Blu-Ray and Blu-Ray 3D and DVD and Digital
Copy and Music

The film will have a brand-new restoration and feature 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio. Here's a list of the bonus features (as detailed in the official press release) included with the release:
  • All-New Music Video 
  • Disney Intermission 
  • Deleted Character 
  • The Real Little Mermaid: Live Action Reference Model 
  • Part of Her World: Jodi Benson’s Voyage To New Fantasyland 
  • Howard’s Lecture 
  • Classic DVD Bonus Features 

Personally, I'm beyond excited with this announcement; the film will surely look and sound stupendous, and the new bonus features seem interesting. What about you, are you picking up this Disney classic in October?

You can now pre-order The Little Mermaid from Amazon US:


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