In an early alert to retailers Universal has made public their plans to bring the 2011 Brett Ratner directed film “Tower Heist” starring Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy and Matthew Broderick to Blu-ray Disc on February 21st, 2012. The title is already available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon with a $24.49 price tag.
UPDATE: Tech specs for the release include full 1080p Hi-Def video and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD, Digital Copy and Ultraviolet streaming digital copy as well. The bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Two Alternate Endings â€“ not seen in theatres!
- Hilarious Deleted & Alternate Scenes
- Gag Reel
- Plotting Tower Heistâ€”Following the structure of a classic caper movie in three acts, director Brett Ratner, producer Brian Grazer and the entire cast bring this heist film to a whole new level. Viewers will learn how the project started, as well as meet the screenwriters and cast. This exclusive feature reveals the secrets of the set design, special effects and more, including what it took to create the iconic sequence involving Steve McQueenâ€™s car!
- Feature Commentary with director Brett Ratner, editor Mark Helfrich and co- writers Ted Griffin & Jeff Nathanson
The following features are exclusive to Blu-ray:
Tower Heist Video Diary â€“ Director Brett Ratner takes fans through the filmmaking process with these personal video production diaries from the set. U-Control with Picture-in-Picture â€“ featuring pre-visualization and storyboard comparisons of some the filmâ€™s most exciting scenes. As well as The Music of Tower Heist pocket BLU App with Universal’s Second Screen
Below after the break you will find the trailer for the film.