Update: release date fixed to May 26. If you win the format war, it will come. Universal’s former HD DVD exclusive and hardball classic Field of Dreams starring Kevin Costner as a man who lures deceased baseball players to his property will make its way to Blu-ray Disc on May 26.
The Blu-ray version of Field of Dreams will closely mirror the HD DVD version with only a couple exceptions. Audio will be bumped up to 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and BD-Live will be supported.
Other features include a 1.85:1 1080p transfer and the following extras.
- User Guide
- Deleted Scenes with Introductions by Phil Alden Robinson
- From Father to Son: Passing Along the Pastime
- Roundtable with Kevin Costner, Bret Saberhagen, George Brett and Johnny Bench
- The Diamond in the Husks
- Galena, IL Pinch Hits for Chisholm, MN
- Field of Dreams: A Scrapbook
- Bravo Special: From Page to Screen
- Theatrical Trailer
- Feature Commentary with Director Phil Alden Robinson and Director of Photography John Lindley
Universal has priced Field of Dreams on Blu-ray with an SRP of $29.98 which should place its Amazon pre-order price around $21. Check back regularly for the Amazon pre-order link and high-res cover art.