‘Green Lantern’ Blu-ray Details: Extended Cut, Digital Justice League #1, and ‘Batman: Arkham City’ Skin
This is actually pretty impressive. Details on the upcoming release of Green Lantern on DVD, Blu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D were released this week, and there is a staggering amount of content in it. It seems like Warner Bros. is really attempting to make the Blu-ray copy of Green Lantern worth the money, or possibly trying to boost sales with so many extra features that even people who thought Green Lantern was “meh” will buy this pack. Hit the jump for all the details.
There are actually a few differences between the DVD and Blu-ray copies of Green Lantern, which releases on October 14th, 2011. Obviously, the DVD will only be holding the film itself on both a physical disc and a digital copy and will be available for the much lower price of $28.98. While the Blu-ray versions may be a tad more expensive the additional features actually seem worth the extra cost, which is a rarity these days as many Blu-ray editions like to charge you a buttload more just for a simple HD version of the film. Included with the Blu-ray versions, which will be available at $35.99 for regular and $40.99 for 3D, are:
- Extended Cut of the Film
- Theatrical Cut of the Film
- UltraViolet Digital Copy
- Access code for Sinestro Corps Batman Skin for Batman: Arkham City
- Maximum Movie Mode with Picture in Picture Pods
- The Universe According to Green Lantern
- Ryan Reynolds Becomes Green Lantern
- Justice League #1 Digital Comic (Also on DVD)
- Additional Scenes
- Preview of Green Lantern: The Animated Series (Also on DVD)
Wow. What will obviously catch the eye of most is the Sinestro Corps skin for Batman in the upcoming Arkham City, allowing the Dark Knight to fight with the power of fear. It’s definitely worth noting that according to the information from Warner Home Entertainment, the access code is for PS3 users only. Which is a bit of a shame, and quite odd actually. I mean I understand that their reasoning for throwing in PS3 codes was most likely that people often watch Blu-ray discs on their PS3, so throwing in a code for PS3 copies of Arkham City makes sense. But I don’t think it would have cost anything extra to throw in codes for Xbox and PC users and it would possibly persuade those people to buy a copy as well, increasing sales. Oh well.
More interesting is that they’re offering an extended cut; not just a deleted scenes gallery, a full extended cut that has said scenes edited in. It’ll be interesting to see just how different it was. Also awesome is offering a digital copy of Justice League #1, the flagship title of the New 52, with the pack. Lastly, here’s a look at the box art courtesy of IGN:
Green Lantern releases October 14th, 2011.