Universal Pictures Home Entertainment are gearing up to launch Wes Anderson’s Asteroid City on Blu-ray and DVD staring August 15th, 2023. The Blu-ray edition includes both the DVD and a Digital Copy as well.
Where you won’t find Asteroid City is 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray. Universal has not announced a release, though it seems like the type of film that could end up on a 4k Criterion Collection disc sometime down the road.
The Asteroid City bonus features are mostly shared across Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital, with the latter receiving a couple exclusives.
- The Making of Asteroid City – With Wes Anderson as your guide, take a personal tour behind the scenes of “Asteroid City” and get insider’s access into set creation, performer preparation, music rehearsals and more.
- Desert Town – Wes Anderson pulls back the curtain on the creation of Asteroid City with an intimate look at what goes into building a town in the middle of a desert and bringing its quirks to life.
- Doomsday Carnival (Digital, Blu-ray, DVD Exclusive) – Go even further inside Asteroid City as period costumes, classic cars, and camera tricks combine to create a bustling midway of carnival rides and lookie-loosanticipating an alien arrival.
- Montana and Ranch Hands – Witness a quiet prayer evolve into a hand-clapping country hoedown as the film’s fictional band inspires a sudden dance number through their banjo, bass, and washboard.
- The Players (Digital, Blu-ray, DVD Exclusive) – Go behind-the-scenes with the stars of Asteroid City.
- The Alien (Digital Exclusive) – Designers come up with the concept and Jeff Goldblum suits up in the costume to create the captivating look and mesmerizing movements of the movie’s extraterrestrial creature.
- The Roadrunner (Digital Exclusive) – Get a peek at the planning, puppeteering, and careful camera positioning that animates an artificial animal with scene-stealing personality.
The ensemble Asteroid City cast includes Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks, Jeffrey Wright, Tilda Swinton, Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton,Adrien Brody, LievSchreiber, Hope Davis, Stephen Park, Rupert Friend, Maya Hawke, Steve Carell, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau,Willem Dafoe, Margot Robbie, Tony Revolori, Jake Ryan, and Jeff Goldblum.