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Angels & Demons (R2/UK BD) in September

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Angels & Demons on 14th September 2009. Ron Howard directs this follow-up to The Da Vinci Code which sees expert symbologist Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) follow ancient clues on a hunt through Rome to find the four Cardinals kidnapped by the deadly secret society, the Illuminati.

The DVD and Blu-ray launch is timed to coincide with the publication of Dan Brown’s new novel The Lost Symbol (which is out on the 15th).

The DVD release features the original theatrical cut while the Blu-ray Disc offers the extended cut as well. Full details follow...

DVD

  • Theatrical Cut
  • 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1
  • English Audio Description Track
  • English, English HOH and Hindi subtitles
  • "Handling Props" featurette - The filmmakers discuss bringing the props from Dan Brown’s book to life
  • "This is an Ambigram" featurette - Meet ambigram artist John Langdon the inspiration for Dan Brown’s leading character
  • "Writing Angels & Demons" featurette - Dan Brown and the screenwriters discuss adapting his bestselling book into a movie

Blu-ray Disc
  • Theatrical (133mins) and Extended (140mins) Cuts
  • 1080P 2.40:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
  • English Audio Description Track
  • English, English HOH and Hindi subtitles
  • The Path of Illumination (& tutorial video) – Follow Robert Langdon’s journey through Rome and see if you can unlock the Path of Illumination
  • BD-Live: Cinecat & MovieIQ
  • ”Rome Was Not Built In A Day” featurette - The Filmmakers share their secrets to creating the world of Angels & Demons
  • ”CERN: Pushing the Frontiers of Knowledge” featurette - A look at one of the world’s largest and most respected scientific research centers
  • ”Angels & Demons: The Full Story” featurette - A complete behind-the-scenes look at making the film

The Blu-ray Disc is coded for Region B based on the back cover. This is rare for Sony UK but not unheard of (it happened on Rambo last year).


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