The remastered version of the Iron Giant will be arriving on Blu-ray on September 6, 2016 along with Ultimate Collectors Edition.
Within the Signature Edition Blu-ray will be copies of both the Signature Edition and an hi-def version of the original theatrical cut. In addition to director’s commentary on the theatrical cut, an alternate opening, and other bonus content, a documentary titled “The Giant’s Dream” chronicles the making of The Iron Giant.
Here’s a description of the documentary from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment:
“The Giant’s Dream” is the dramatic story about a rare moment in movie history that allowed a first-time director to make one of the world’s greatest animated films, “The Iron Giant.” Using stylized animatics, archival footage, original concept art, and revealing interviews, The Giant’s Dream charts the incredible ups and downs, industry firsts, and amazing history behind this iconic film, and its rebel director, Brad Bird.”
The suggested retail price of the Signature Edition is $14.99. The Ultimate Collectors Edition is $74.99 and will include a hardcover art book, collectible Mondo art cards, a 4-inch plastic articulated Iron Giant statue and the personal letter from Brad Bird.
Special features include:
– “The Giant’s Dream” documentary
– “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition” trailer
– Theatrical version commentary by Brad Bird
– Additional scenes, including alternate opening
– Mini documentary segments
– Teddy Newton The X Factor
– Duck and Cover sequence
– The Voice of the Giant
– Motion Gallery
– Brad Bird trailer