New Terminator T2 'Judgement Day' DVD Sets For the Serious Fan

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February 23rd, 2009

terminator2_judgmentday_blurayThere was a time when I was sufficiently young, single and geeky to covet this. Now, being only one of the three, it just doesn't move the dial enough. Still, I bet there are a few folks out there who'd like to have "a 14-inch T-800 endoskull, whose eyes light up as it plays sound effects from the film"

Lionsgate will release Terminator 2 Skynet Edition, a new Blu-ray version of the classic sci-fi movie, on May 19, featuring multiple THX-certified high-definition versions of the film, an all-new 6.1 audio mix and more than eight hours of interactive special features.

The single-disc release will be available with a suggested retail price of $29.99.

The Terminator 2 Skynet Edition Blu-ray —timed to coincide with the release of McG's upcoming Terminator Salvation on May 22—will also be available for a limited time as part of a Limited Edition T2 Complete Collector's Set, a six-disc set that also collects the Extreme Edition DVD and Ultimate Edition DVDs.

Packaged with a 14-inch T-800 endoskull, whose eyes light up as it plays sound effects from the film, the Limited Edition T2 Complete Collector's Set compiles every T2 special feature released on DVD and includes a digital copy of the film for iTunes or Windows Media. This set will carry a suggested retail price of $174.99.

Both sets are being released to coincide also with the DVD release of the Schwarzenegger DVD Collection. The Terminator 2 Skynet Edition Blu-ray features the following materials:

  • THX-certified high-definition editions of both the theatrical and extended cuts of T2
  • All-new 6.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Lossless audio
  • Picture-in-picture behind-the-scenes video footage, text commentaries and multimedia galleries
  • Storyboard-script mode, in which viewers can see storyboards and read the script while watching the film
  • Interactive quizzes and games
  • BD-Live enabled games, extra content and more for internet-connected players
  • Audio commentary with 26 cast and crew members
  • Audio commentary with director James Cameron and co-writer William Wisher
  • Enhanced for D-Box Motion Control Systems
  • THX Optimizer

via SCI FI Wire

 
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