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Adventureland (R1/US BD) in August - Artwork added

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Adventureland on 25th August 2009. Greg Mottola (Superbad) directs comedy set in the summer of 1987 which is centred around a recent college grad (Jesse Eisenberg) who takes a nowhere job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.

Available on DVD ($29.99 SRP) and Blu-ray Disc ($44.99 SRP), features are outlined below…

Blu-ray Disc

  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD (48khz/24-bit)
  • French DD5.1 Surround
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • BD Exclusive: Frigo’s Ball Tap – The “drive by,” the “ambush,” the “stranger,” the “tying of the shoe” and the knee-buckling, tear-inducing “Bangkok” are just a few of the nad numbing moves demonstrated by the testicle tapping guru himself, Matt Bush.
  • BD Exclusive: Lisa P’s Guide To Style – Ms. “Rides, Rides, Rides” herself, Lisa P (Margarita Levieva), shares her totally hip, totally ‘80s fashion advice from spiral locks to neon pink nail polish.
  • BD Exclusive: Welcome to Adventureland – Fans can learn all there is to know about the Adventureland amusement park with a pair commercials, the employee orientation kit and a peek at the official drug policy.
  • Deleted Scenes - With optional audio commentary by writer and director Greg Mottola
  • Audio Commentary - With writer/director Greg Mottola and actor Jesse Eisenberg
  • Just My Life: The Making Of Adventureland – Director and writer Greg Mottola sits down to reveal how his real life experiences helped inspire his unique comic vision for Daytrippers, Superbad, Arrested Development and now Adventureland. Cast members Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, and Martin Starr also talk candidly about what shaped them into who they are today, including the worst job they ever had.
  • Picture Music Selection
  • Digital Copy

DVD - The press release mentions both single-disc and two-disc editions but subsequent retail listings and the artwork from Disney shows there is only one DVD release on the cards. The artwork clearly shows there will be extras, though exactly which extras will make it is currently unclear. The extras listed for the planned 2-disc DVD include:
  • Deleted Scenes - With optional audio commentary by writer and director Greg Mottola
  • Audio Commentary - With writer/director Greg Mottola and actor Jesse Eisenberg
  • Just My Life: The Making Of Adventureland – Director and writer Greg Mottola sits down to reveal how his real life experiences helped inspire his unique comic vision for Daytrippers, Superbad, Arrested Development and now Adventureland. Cast members Jesse Eisenberg, Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, and Martin Starr also talk candidly about what shaped them into who they are today, including the worst job they ever had.
  • Picture Music Selection


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