Blu-ray to Play on a Field of Dreams

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
  • BD-Live
  • 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.

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