Star Trek Hits Blu-Ray and DVD Tuesday with Unique and Special Collectible Retail Editions!
Star Trek the prequel drops on Blu-Ray and DVD on Tuesday, 11/17 with a slew of exclusives to different stores (seen on the jump page)
Here’s the cool stuff available on Blu-ray.
STAR TREK 3-DISC BLU-RAY WITH DIGITAL COPY
Commentary – By director J.J. Abrams, writers Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman, producer Damon Lindelof and executive producer Bryan Burk.
NASA News – This BD-Live feature gives viewers access to the latest news about real space exploration – direct from NASA. Learn about new mission developments and check out featured imagery from around the universe.
To Boldly Go – Taking on the world’s most beloved science fiction franchise was no small mission. Director J.J. Abrams, writers Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman, producer Damon Lindelof, and executive producer Bryan Burk talk about the many challenges they faced and their strategy for success.
The Shatner Conundrum
Red Shirt Guy
The Green Girl
Where Are You From courtesy of
Casting – The producers knew their greatest task was finding the right cast to reprise these epic roles. The cast, for their part, talk about the experience of trying to capture the essence of these mythic characters. The piece concludes with a moving tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
A New Vision – J.J. Abrams’ vision was not only to create a Star Trek that was a bigger, more action-packed spectacle but also to “make that spectacle feel real.” Every aspect of production – from unique locations to the use of classic Hollywood camera tricks – was guided by this overall objective.
Starships – Abrams and production designer Scott Chambliss were careful to pay tribute to the design of the original Enterprise, but they also wanted to make it “futuristic and cool” for a modern audience. This chapter focuses on the unique stories behind the creation of each of the film’s starships.
Bridge Construction Accelerated
The Captain’s Chair
Button Acting 101
Narada Construction Accelerated
Aliens – Designers Neville Page and Joel Harlow talk about the hurdles they faced creating new alien species, recreating the Romulans and Vulcans, and designing the terrifying creatures on Delta Vega for the new Star Trek.
The Alien Paradox
Big Bro Quinto
Planets – From the frozen landscape of Delta Vega to the desert plains of Vulcan, Scott Chambliss and the art department had a number of radically different planets to create. Abrams’ desire to shoot on real locations whenever possible led the production team to a number of strange and surprising locations.
Props and Costumes – Property master Russell Bobbitt had the unique challenge of designing props that were both true to the original series and pertinent to today’s technology. Likewise, costume designer Michael Kaplan talks about how he designed costumes that paid homage to what came before yet were relevant and timeless.
Ben Burtt and the Sounds of Star Trek – When famed sound designer Ben Burtt was hired to create sounds for the first Star Wars film, he took his inspiration from the original “Star Trek” series. Burtt jumped at the opportunity to pay tribute to the sounds that sparked his career with the sounds he created for the new Star Trek.
Score – As a fan of the original series, composer Michael Giacchino embraced the challenge of creating new music for Star Trek while preserving the spirit of Alexander Courage’s celebrated theme.
Gene Roddenberry’s Vision – J.J. Abrams, Leonard Nimoy, previous Star Trek writers and producers, and scientific consultant Carolyn Porco describe and commend the optimistic and enduring vision of Gene Roddenberry.
Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary
Klingons Take Over Narada
Young Kirk, Johnny and Uncle Frank
Amanda and Sarek Argue After Spock Fights
Prison Interrogation and Breakout
Sarek Gets Amanda
Dorm Room and Kobayashi Maru (original version)
Kirk Apologizes to the Green Girl
Sarek Sees Spock
Starfleet Vessel Simulator – Log-in and explore extensive data on the U.S.S. Enterprise and the Romulan ship, the Narada. Submerse yourself in breathtaking 360Â° views and review detailed tech information.
Gag Reel – Bloopers featuring the entire cast.
STAR TREK® D-A-C Free Trial Game for XBOX 360®
Weblink to the STAR TREK® D-A-C Free Trial Game for PC
Weblink to the STAR TREK® D-A-C Free Trial Game for PlayStation® Network
One Shot to land– courtesy of
Hollywood Video – Rent/Buy any Star Trek DVD and be entered to win an autographed poster of Uhura (Zoe Saldana).
Transworld (FYE/Coconuts/Suncoast) – Collectible Steelbook packaging.
Best Buy – Collectible Gift Set with four pack of badge pins.
CVS – For the FIRST WEEK of Star Trek Release, Buy $15 (or more) in itunes gift cards and get Star Trek single disc DVD for only $9.99 . A great way to maximize your holiday shopping. Get it done early!
Target – Limited Edition Collectible Starship Enterprise Packaging on both 2-Disc DVD and 3-Disc Blu-ray. (you can build your own Enterprise)
Amazon.com -Star Trek Limited Edition Replica Gift Set (Three-Disc + Digital Copy) [Blu-ray]
Best Buy Canada -3-Disc Special Edition Blu-Ray Collectible packaging – Easily assembles to become a Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise DVD Package!
Future Shop – Exclusive 2 Disc Steelbook Edition and 3-Disc Blu-Ray Steelbook Edition.
HMV -Limited Edition Blu-Ray Gift Set – includes Star Trek 3-Disc Blu-Ray set with Digital copy and Four Replica Starfleet Division Badges.
Wal-Mart Canada -Exclusive Lenticular o-sleeve package on the Star Trek 2 disc DVD.
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