Update: BD-Live references removed.
Greg Mottola’s Adventureland will whirl its way onto Blu-ray Disc August 25, day-and-date with DVD.
Adventureland is a comedy set in 1987 at an amusement park where shenanigans ensue. It stars Kristen Stewart of Twilight and New Moon fame along with Jesse Eisenberg, Martin Starr, Bill Hader, Kristen Wiig, Margarita Levieva, and Deadpool himself Ryan Reynolds.
Miramax is lavishing Adventureland with a extensive Blu-ray treatment that includes roughly double the number of bonus features as will be found on the DVD edition. The extra content won’t come cheap with retail pricing set at $44.99.
The complete list of supplements with Blu-ray exclusives noted is as follows:
- 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
- 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.
- 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. (BD exclusive)
“Rides, Rides, Rides” herself, Lisa P (Margarita Levieva), shares her totally hip, totally ’80s fashion advice from spiral locks to neon pink nail polish.
Tech specs for Adventureland on Blu-ray reveal a 1.85:1 1080p transfer and 5.1 Dolby TrueHD 48kHz/24-bit sound mix.
Check out a sneak peek at the Adventureland Blu-ray (and DVD) cover art below and look for Amazon pre-order pricing sometime next week.