February 23, 2014 – 9:38 PM - Posted by: Justin Sluss
Tags: Adam McKay, Blu-ray, Christina Applegate, David Koechner, Digital Copy, Paramount Home Entertainment, Paul Rudd, Ron Burgundy, Steve Carell, UltraViolet, Will Ferrell
The 2013 sequel “Anchorman 2 The Legend Continues” starring Will Ferrell is coming to Blu-ray Disc (in three forms) on April 1st, 2014 via Paramount Home Entertainment — according to an early alert to retailers. The release will come in three forms (as mentioned). Those being a standard Blu-ray and two different gift sets that include pairs of Jockey briefs in either blue or red. The film, directed by Adam McKay, co-stars Paul Rudd, Steve Carell, David Koechner and Christina Applegate. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD, a Digital Copy and an UltraViolet digital copy of the film included. The title is available for pre-order over at Amazon with the Blu-ray carrying a $19.99 price tag, the Blu-ray Jockey Briefs Set (in Blue) carrying a $29.99 price tag and the Blu-ray Jockey Briefs Set (in Red) carrying a $29.99 price tag.
UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include full 1080p Hi-Def video and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound.
This release of the film will include THREE versions of the film: the Theatrical Cut, the Super-Sized R-Rated Version (with 763 new jokes) and an UNRATED Cut of the film. Details about the release and bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
Blu-ray Disc 1 :
- Feature film in high definition (Unrated Version)
– Commentary by Adam McKay, Judd Apatow, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd & David Koechner
- Feature film in high definition (Theatrical Version)
- Behind-the-Scenes: Newsroom—Inside the making of the film
- Gag Reel, Parts 1 & 2
- Line-O-Rama, Parts 1 & 2—Non-stop alternate lines from the film
- Welcome to the Dolphin Show—Ron Burgundy takes on the crowd
- Catfight—Christina Applegate vs. Meagan Good with hilarious one-liners
- News-O-Rama—Ron and the News Team bring you the headlines
- Kench-O-Rama—Mashup of Kench Allenby’s most Australian moments
- Cast Table Read
Blu-ray Disc 2 :
- Feature film in high definition (Super-Sized R-Rated Version)
– Anchorman 2: The Musical—A look at the musical sequel that almost was
– RV—Dissecting the RV tumble
– Baxter & Doby—The lovable animals of Anchorman 2
– News Fight—Inside the biggest, baddest all-star celebrity brawl
Extended & Alternate Scenes
Previsualizations—RV, Shark Attack and News Fight sequences
Auditions—Featuring Meagan Good, Dylan Baker and Amy Poehler
Benefit for 826LA: “Spoiler Alert”—A special tribute to Anchorman 2
Further below after the break you’ll find the trailer for the film and the PRESS RELEASE announcing its Blu-ray release.
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