Paramount has revealed details for the upcoming release of Star Trek. The film will be released on November 17th, same day as the DVD. The Blu-ray will include something called branching pods. What do these pods do? they allow the user enhanced exploration, extra features on the starships, planets, props, costumes and sound of Star Trek, as well as a Starfleet Vessel Simulator. BD-Live will let the user find the latest information from NASA about real life space exploration. Paramount has also provided technical details for this release.
Technical & Video specs
Blu-ray BD50 @ 1080p/MPEG4-AVC 2.35:1 Aspect Ratio
English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround
French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround
- Audio Commentary: Director JJ Abrams
- BD-Live: NASA News
- Casting: The cast talks about their experience trying to bring to life the legendary characters. This feature ends with a tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
- 9 Deleted Scenes: Optional audio commentary
- To Bold Go: Filmmakers talk about the many challenges faced while making the film. This includes 4 branching pods: The Shattner Conundrum, The Red Shirt Guy, The Green Girl, and Trekker Alert!
- A New Vision: Go deep into the vision of Director JJ Abrams and see every aspect of the production of the film. Branching pod included: Savage Pressure.
- Starships: Story behind the film’s many starship creations. Branching pods included: Warp Explained, Paint Job, Bridge Construction Accelerated, The Captain’s Chair, Button Acting 101, Shuffle Shuffle, and Narada Construction Accelerated.
- Aliens: Designers talk about challenges faced while creating the various species in Star Trek. Branching pods included: The Alien Paradox, Big Eyed Girl, Big Bro Quinto, Klingons, and Drakoulias Anatomy 101.
- Planets: Designers talk about difficulties creating the various planets and JJ Abram desire to film at various locations. Branching pods include: Confidentiality and Extra Business.
- Props and Costumes: Designers talk about the challenges found during costume design. Branching pod included: Klingons Wardrobe.
- BD-Live: Ben Burtt and the Sounds of Star Trek
- BD-Live: Gene Roddenberry’s Vision
- BD-Live: Starfleet Vessel Simulator
- Star Trek D-A-C Free Trial Game for XBOX 360
- Weblink Star Trek D-A-C Free Trial Game for PC
- Weblink for Star Trek D-A-C Free Trial Game for Playstation Network
- Digital Copy