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Star Trek Blu-ray Details, Artwork, Release Dates

Star Trek Blu-ray Details, Artwork, Release Dates

Bill Hunt of TheDigitalBits.com comes through again! This time with a full run-down of Paramount’s Star Trek release plans. Here’s my edit of the details he provides along with the relevant artwork:

 

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  • All 29 first season episodes in 1080p high-definition, presented in the original 4×3 aspect ratio
  • Choice of newly-enhanced audio in English 7.1 DTS-HD MA or the original English 2.0 Mono
  • Newly-remastered digital or original effects versions available through Seamless Branching (Toggle during episodes!)
  • Enhanced Starfleet Access bonus content (specifically Where No Man Has Gone Before, The Menagerie: Parts 1 & 2, Balance of Terror, Space Seed and Errand of Mercy) featuring pop-up trivia and picture-in-picture video commentaries
  • preview trailers for each episode
  • 9 featurettes (Spacelift: Transporting Trek into the 21st Century, Reflections on Spock, Life Beyond Trek: William Shatner, To Boldly Go… Season One, The Birth of a Timeless Legacy, Sci-Fi Visionaries, Billy Blackburn’s Treasure Chest: Rare Home Movies and Special Memories and Kiss N’ Tell: Romance in the 23rd Century)
  • Interactive Enterprise Inspection
  • 7-disc Blu-ray Amaray case with an outer O-sleeve (a vertical cardboard slipcase)

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Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection (6-film Blu-ray Disc Collection) May 12th (SRP $104.99)

  • Original theatrical editions
  • Audio in English 7.1 Dolby TrueHD, French 2.0 Dolby Surround and Spanish Mono
  • English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles
  • Amaray “thin packs” with a cardboard slipcase
  • over 14 hours of bonus content in all, including 2 hours of all-new material

Star Trek: The Motion Picture

  • New audio commentary by Michael & Denise Okuda, Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens and Daren Dochterman
  • 3 HD featurettes (The Longest Trek: Writing the Motion Picture, Special Star Trek Reunion and Starfleet Academy: The Mystery Behind V’ger), deleted scenes, storyboards, trailers (in HD)
  • TV spots
  • BD-Java Library Computer access
  • Star Trek I.Q. BD-Live feature

Bill Hunt Notes: “Missing from the previous 2-disc DVD release are the Director’s Edition of the film, the Robert Wise group audio commentary, the Okuda text commentary (though this could be included in the Library Computer access feature), 3 featurettes (Phase II: The Lost Enterprise, A Bold New Enterprise and Redirecting the Future), and the Director’s Edition trailer. Presumably, these will be included on a future Director’s Edition Blu-ray release.

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan

  • Audio commentary with director Nicholas Meyer
  • A new commentary by Meyer and Manny Coto
  • 4 HD featurettes (James Horner: Composing Genesis, A Tribute to Ricardo Montalban, Collecting Star Trek’s Movie Relics and Starfleet Academy: The Mystery Behind Ceti Alpha VI)
  • 4 SD featurettes (Captain’s Log, Designing Khan, Where No Man Has Gone Before: The Visual Effects of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and The Star Trek Universe: A Novel Approach)
  • Original interviews with DeForest Kelley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Ricardo Montalban, storyboards
  • Theatrical trailer (in HD)
  • BD-Java Library Computer access
  • Star Trek I.Q. BD-Live feature

Bill Hunt Notes: “Missing from the previous 2-disc DVD release is the Extended Director’s Edition of the film, the extended commentary with Meyer, and the Okuda text commentary (though this could be included in the Library Computer access feature). Presumably, these will be included on a future Director’s Edition release on Blu-ray.

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock

  • Audio commentary by director Leonard Nimoy, writer/producer Harve Bennett, director of photography Charles Correll and Robin Curtis
  • New commentary by Ronald D. Moore and Michael Taylor
  • 3 HD featurettes (Industrial Light & Magic: The Visual Effects of Star Trek, Spock: The Early Years and Star Trek and the Science Fiction Museum Hall of Fame)
  • 6 SD featurettes (Captain’s Log, Space Docks and Birds of Prey, Speaking Klingon, Klingon and Vulcan Costumes, Terraforming and the Prime Directive and Starfleet Academy: The Mystery Behind the Vulcan Katra Transfer)
  • Storyboards
  • Photo galleries
  • Theatrical trailer (in HD)
  • BD-Java Library Computer access
  • Star Trek I.Q. BD-Live feature.

Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

  • Audio commentary by William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy
  • New commentary by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman
  • 4 HD featurettes (Pavel Chekov’s Screen Moments, The Three-Picture Saga, Star Trek for a Cause and Starfleet Academy: The Whale Probe)
  • 12 SD featurettes (Time Travel: The Art of the Possible, The Language of Whales, A Vulcan Primer, Kirk’s Women, Future’s Past: A Look Back, On Location, Dailies Deconstruction, Below-the-Line: Sound Design, From Outer Space to the Ocean, The Bird of Prey, Roddenberry Scrapbook and Featured Artist: Mark Lenard)
  • Original interviews with Leonard Nimoy, William Shatner and DeForest Kelley
  • A production gallery
  • Storyboards
  • Theatrical trailer (in HD)
  • BD-Java Library Computer access
  • Star Trek I.Q. BD-Live feature.

Star Trek V: The Final Frontier

  • Audio commentary by William Shatner and Liz Shatner
  • A new commentary by Michael & Denise Okuda and Judith & Garfield Reeves-Stevens and Daren Dochterman
  • 3 HD featurettes (Star Trek Honors NASA, Hollywood Walk of Fame: James Doohan and Starfleet Academy: Nimbus III)
  • 11 SD featurettes (Herman Zimmerman: A Tribute, Original Interview: William Shatner, Cosmic Thoughts, That Klingon Couple, A Green Future?, Harve Bennett’s Pitch to the Sales Team, The Journey: A Behind-the-Scenes Documentary, Makeup Tests, Pre-Visualization Models, Rock Man in the Raw and Star Trek V Press Conference)
  • Deleted scenes
  • Production gallery
  • Storyboards
  • Theatrical trailers (in HD)
  • TV spots
  • BD-Java Library Computer access
  • Star Trek I.Q. BD-Live feature.

Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country

  • Audio commentary by director Nicholas Meyer and screenwriter Denny Martin Flinn
  • New commentary by Larry Nemecek and Ira Steven Behr
  • 3 HD featurettes (Tom Morga: Alien Stuntman, To Be or Not to Be: Klingons and Shakespeare and Starfleet Academy: Praxis)
  • 6 SD Stories from Star Trek VI featurettes (It Started with a Story, Prejudice, Director Nicholas Meyer, Shakespeare & General Chang, Bring it to Life and Farewell & Goodbye)
  • 8 additional SD featurettes (Conversations with Nicholas Meyer, Klingons: Conjuring the Legend, Federation Operatives, Penny’s Toy Box, Together Again, The Perils of Peacemaking, DeForest Kelley: A Tribute and Original Cast Interviews)
  • Footage of the 1991 Convention Presentation by Nicholas Meyer
  • A production gallery
  • Storyboards
  • Trailers (in HD)
  • BD-Java Library Computer access
  • Star Trek I.Q. BD-Live feature.

Bill Hunt Notes: Missing from the previous 2-disc DVD is the Extended Version of the film, the extended commentary with Meyer, and the Okuda text commentary (though this could be included in the Library Computer access feature). Presumably, these will be included on a future Extended Edition release on Blu-ray.

Star Trek: The Captains’ Summit bonus disc (in HD)

  • A 70-minute exclusive roundtable discussion, hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, in which William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Patrick Stewart and Jonathan Frakes share candid moments and intimate details about life on the set.

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Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy (SRP $48.99)

The Trilogy set will include the “Genesis arc” films, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock and Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Special features are identical to Original Motion Picture Collection versions.


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