Paramount Home Entertainment has just nailed a release date to the action blockbuster G.I. JOE: The Rise Of Cobra, bringing the film to DVD and Blu-Ray Disc in November.
The G.I. JOE team travels the world from the Egyptian desert to the polar ice caps and the streets of Paris in a high stakes pursuit of COBRA, an evil international organization threatening to use a technology that could bring the world to its knees. Armed with the coolest hi-tech gadgets and weapons, including jaw-dropping accelerator and camouflage suits, G.I. JOE is the last line of defense against those intent on world domination.
The 2-disc DVD version will feature an anamorphic widescreen transfer of the film with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio and a Commentary Track by director Stephen Sommers and producer Bob Ducsay. Also included is a Digital Copy and the Featurettes ”The Big Bang Theory” in which you can join the G.I. JOE team as they set out to “Sommer-size” the summer action epic and bring G.I. JOE to the big screen, and ”Next-Gen Action: The Amazing Visual FX and Design of G.I. JOE” offering up a look at the over 1,650 visual effect shots, that made G.I. JOE a truly massive endeavor. Showcasing the hard work and creativity of the film’s effects and design team, this piece looks at the unique challenges of bringing the world of G.I. JOE and COBRA to life, while immersing viewers in the incredible thrills and various FX challenges of the film’s major action sequences.
The Blu-Ray version will also arrive on 2 discs, featuring a 1080p high definition transfer that is supplemented by a DTS 5.1 HD Master Audio track. The release will include the same bonus materials as the DVD version.
The two-disc DVD and Blu-ray packages will also feature augmented reality technology that will allow owners to participate in an exclusive 3D holographic G.I. JOE combat experience, utilizing their webcams and a special website. Fans will be able to choose between SNAKE EYES and STORM SHADOW, two of the most popular G.I. JOE and COBRA characters, and battle against their enemies one-on-one in an immersive 3D video game.
“G.I. JOE: The Rise Of Cobra” comes to stores on November 3 for $24.99 on DVD and $39.99 on Blu-Ray Disc.