Captain America: The First Avenger Blu-ray To Arrive On October 25, 2011

Captain America: The First Avenger, the Paramount/Marvel Studios co-production will be available in a 3D Limited Edition combo pack (Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy) and a standard combo pack (Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Copy). These will hit retail with starting prices of $54.99 and $42.99 respectively.

The Joe Johnston (Jurassic Park III) feature stars Chris Evans as the iconic superhero along with Hayley Atwell (The Duchess), Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) and Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men). The film tells the origin story of Steve Rogers’ transformation into the super-soldier Captain America and his mission to stop Nazi officer Johann Schmidt/Red Skull (played by Weaving). Captain America performed strong at the box office last month and has hauled in over $316 million worldwide to date.

The Blu-ray for The First Avenger will feature DTS HD Master Audio 7.1 and a 2:39:1 aspect ratio.

Special features are as follows:

– Audio Commentary with director Joe Johnston, cinematographer Shelly Johnson and editor Jeffrey Ford

– Outfitting a Hero

– The Assembly Begins

– Howling Commandos

– Heightened Technology

– The Transformation

– Behind the Skull

– Captain America’s Origins

– Deleted Scenes

– Marvel One Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer

– The Avengers animated series trailer

Captain America: The First Avenger streets on October 25th, 2011.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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