Shane Acker’s 9 Blu-ray Details and Release Date

Shake Acker’s animated spectacle 9 presented by Tim Burton (The Nightmare Before Christmas) and Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) is coming to Blu-ray Disc and DVD on December 29 or just under four months after its September 9, 2009 theatrical release.

On Blu-ray, 9 will be presented in 1.85:1 1080p video, 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio and also include D-BOX Motion Code as was offered in a handful of theaters.


The original short film 9 was based on has been included in the bonus features, a key addition for fans of Acker’s work. The complete list is as follows.

  • U Control – Picture in Picture
  • Deleted Scenes
  • 9 – The Long and the Short of It
  • On Tour with Shane Acker
  • The Look of 9
  • Acting Out
  • 9 – The Original Short
  • My Scenes
  • Feature Commentary with Writer/Director Shane Acker, Animation Director Joe Ksander, Head of Story Ryan O’Loughlin and Editor Nick Kenway
  • Pocket Blue App
  • BD Live

We will pass along 9 Blu-ray pre-order information and cover art as soon as they are available.

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