Ang Lee’s Life of Pi release date on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD has been confirmed for March 12, 2013. Those outside North America will get it a few days earlier on March 8.
Life of Pi stars Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan, Rafe Spall and Gerard Depardieu, and is widely considered to be a triumph in 3D filmmaking. The film is nominated for 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director for Lee, and is based on the best-selling novel from Yann Martel.
Given the film’s acclaim for 3D, Fox has packed on some 3D bonus features for those who purchase the Blu-ray 3D combo pack that also includes Blu-ray, DVD, UltraViolet and a digital copy. Exclusive to the Blu-ray 3D release are the following extras:
- 3D/2D Deleted Scenes:
- Anandi’s Second Dance
- Time to Grow Up
- Happy Birthday
- Did I Say Something Wrong?
- 3D/2D VFX Progressions:
- Tsimstum Sinking
- The Wave Tank
Shared between the Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray combo are the following:
- Documentary: Remarkable Vision (20 min)
- Documentary: Epic Journey (60 min)
- Documentary: Tiger, Tiger Burning Bright (5 min)
- Stills: Gallery
- Art by Joanna Bush
- Art by Haan Lee
- Art by Dawn Masi
- Art by Alexis Rockman
- Stills: Storyboards
Click here to pre-order Life of Pi on Blu-ray 3D combo for $29.99 at Amazon.com, 40% off the $49.99 list price.
Click here to pre-order Life of Pi on Blu-ray combo for $24.99 at Amazon.com, 38% off the $39.99 list price.