Casino Royale 2-Disc CE (US BD) in October

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of Casino Royale (2-Disc Collector’s Edition) on 21st October 2008. Daniel Craig’s first outing as 007 returns to Blu-ray as a 2-Disc set with the following content…

Disc 1: Main Feature & New Extras

  • 1080P 2.40:1 Widescreen
  • English and French 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English SDH, French and Spanish
  • Subtitles (Extra Features): English, French, Dutch, German, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Chinese, Portuguese
  • Bonus View Picture-in-Picture Visual Commentary with Director & Producer
  • Crew Commentary - Audio Commentary with scene-specific comments and observations from many of Casino Royale’s creative team
  • BD Exclusive: Know Your Double-O – The Ultimate James Bond Trivia Quiz

Disc 2: Original & New Special Features
  • Becoming Bond documentary
  • James Bond: For Real Documentary
  • Bond Girls are Forever (2006)
  • Chris Cornell Music Video
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Road to Casino Royale - The story of why it took over 50 years for the Bond filmmakers to bring Ian Fleming’s first 007 novel to the big screen, featuring the amazing behind-the-scenes stories of the many attempts to make the film
  • Ian Fleming’s Incredible Creation - A remarkable look at the birth and continued success of James Bond, including never-before-revealed information about Bond’s creator and the origins of 007
  • James Bond in the Bahamas - A fascinating examination of the links between the the cinematic Bond and the Bahamas, with never-before-told behind-the-scenes stories from Casino Royale, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, For Your Eyes Only and The World Is Not Enough
  • Ian Fleming: The Secret Road to Paradise - A revealing exploration of the world of James Bond’s creator. In this documentary, discover why Ian Fleming was drawn to the Bahamas, and learn the cinematic Casino Royale’s unique link to an important chapter in 007’s secret history
  • Death in Venice - A break down of one of the key scenes in the film
  • The Art of the Freerun - An in-depth look at the freerunning chase and the freerunning technique with the sport’s founder, Sebastien Foucan
  • Catching a Plane: From Storyboard to Screen, featuring outtakes and never-before-seen footage
  • Storyboard Sequence: Freerun Chase - Watch the storyboards presented in animatic form, or view them in comparison to the finished film sequence
  • Filmmaker Profiles - in-depth conversations with key creative forces behind Casino Royale, including never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage:
    • Martin Campbell, Director
    • Chris Corbould, Special Effects
    • Phil Meheux, Director of Photography
    • Gary Powell, Stunt Coordinator
    • Alexander Witt, Second Unit Director
    • David Arnold, Composer

The Blu-ray is coded for all regions (A, B and C) and the disc is BD Live Enabled. Extras are presented in a mix of standard and high definition.

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