Hancock (US BD) in November - Artwork added

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the US Blu-ray Disc release of Hancock on 25th November 2008 priced at $39.95 SRP. Directed by Peter Berg, Hancock stars Will Smith as a sarcastic hard-living and misunderstood superhero who has fallen out of favour with the public. When Hancock grudgingly agrees to an extreme makeover from idealistic publicist Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman), his life and reputation rise from the ashes and all seems right again – until he meets a woman with similar powers to his and the key to his secret past. Charlize Theron also stars.

The Hancock Blu-ray Disc release features both Theatrical (92mins) and Unrated (102mins) cuts of the film plus all of the extras from the DVD releases. You also get BD-Live functionality and a Blu-ray exclusive Picture-in-Picture track.

Coded for all regions (A, B and C), extras are presented in HD. Features include:

  • 1080P 2.40:1 Widescreen
  • English and French 5.1 Dolby TrueHD
  • Portuguese and Spanish DD5.1 Surround
  • Subtitles (Main Feature): English, English SDH, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Korean, Thai, Indonesian
  • Subtitles (Extras): Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai
  • On-Set Visual Diary - BonusView picture-in-picture track with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the cast, filmmakers and crew
  • Superhumans: The Making of Hancock - Behind-the-scenes documentary
  • Seeing the Future - Takes eight scenes from the actual film footage or B-roll footage and shows side by side comparisons of the conception during the pre-visualization creation
  • Building a Better Hero - Special effects featurette
  • Bumps and Bruises - Breakdown of action sequences in the film
  • Mere Mortals: Behind the Scenes with “Dirty Pete” – Director Peter Berg is interviewed
  • Home Life - Shows via time lapse photography the building of the homes and buildings used in the film
  • Suiting Up - A featurette on the film’s costume design
  • Disc 2: Digital copy of the film to play on their PC or PSP (PlayStation® Portable) System

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