The UK branch of Universal Studios has officially announced and detailed its upcoming standard and SteelBook Blu-ray editions of Steven Spielberg's E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (1982). The two Blu-ray editions will be available for purchase online and in shops across the United Kingdom on November 12th.
Digitally remastered and featuring an all-new 7.1 surround sound, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial standard and SteelBook Blu-ray editions feature the 1982 theatrical movie, and all-new interview with director Steven Spielberg and "The E.T. Journals" which features an hour of never-before-seen footage from the set of the film. The standard and SteelBook Blu-ray editions also include a Digital Copy and UltraViolet copy of the film.
The E.T. Journals: In this all-new bonus feature, retrace the day-to-day experience of creating E.T from never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage shot by Academy Award┬«-winning cinematographer John Toll. This piece will give viewers a unique feeling of being on-set and living the excitement of what it was like to make E.T.
Steven Spielberg & E.T.: Watch an all-new interview with Steven Spielberg, as he reflects back on the film and discusses his experience working with children as well as his overall and current perspective on E.T.
A Look Back: A special insider's look into the making of E.T. featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, the cast, and others intimately involved with the film.
The E.T. Reunion: The cast and filmmaker reunite to discuss their thoughts on the impact of the film.
The Evolution and Creation of E.T.: From idea to screenplay, through casting and making the film.
The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams: Interviews and footage of the long-standing relationship between John Williams and Steven Spielberg.
The 20th Anniversary Premiere: Composer John Williams played the score of E.T. live at the Shrine Auditorium for the re-release premiere of E.T. This featurette gives us a behind the scenes look at this presentation.