20th Century Fox Home Entertainment has just added the fantasy film Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief to their line-up, bringing the movie to DVD and Blu-Ray Disc in June.
Based on the popular book series by Rick Riordan, the film follows trouble-prone Percy Jackson who finds himself having problems in high school… but that’s the least of his challenge. It’s the 21st century, but the gods of Mount Olympus have walked out of the pages of his Greek mythology texts and into his life, and they’re not happy – Zeus’ lightning bolt has been stolen, and Percy is the prime suspect. Learning he is the son of Poseidon, the young teen finds himself caught between angry and battling gods, and embarks on a cross-country adventure to catch the true lightning thief and unravel a mystery more powerful than the gods themselves.
The DVD version, featuring an anamorphic widescreen transfer with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, will also contain five Extended and Deleted Scenes named ”The Museum – Grover Photographs Aphrodite”, “Int. Pickup Truck – Grover Talks About Zeus’ daughter,” “Lotus Land Casino – Grover Dances,” “Lotus Land Casino – Percy, Annabeth and Grover Fight The Guards” and ”Hades’ Mansion – Hades Talks To Percy”. The disc will also contain the Discover Your Powers Quiz and the Featurette ”The Book Comes To Life”.
The Blu-Ray Disc version will offer up ten Deleted Scenes, named ”The Museum – Grover Photographs Aphrodite,” “The Infirmary – Percy Meets Annabeth,” “Aphrodite’s Daughters – Grover Jumps Into Spa,” “Int. Bus – Percy Looks At The Map,” “Auntie Em’s – Medusa Chases Percy,” “Int. Pickup Truck – Grover Talks About Zeus’ daughter,” “Lotus Land Casino – Grover Dances,” “Lotus Land Casino – Percy Meets 50’s Guy,” “Lotus Land Casino – Percy, Annabeth and Grover Fight The Guards” and ”Hades’ Mansion – Hades Talks To Percy”
Further included on the disc are the Featurettes ”Secrets of the Gods,” “The Book Comes To Life,” “Inside Camp Half-Blood,” Meet he Demigods” and ”On Set With Brandon T. Jackson”. Also inlcuded is the Discover Your Powers Quiz.
“Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief” will be released on June 22 for $29.98 on DVD and $39.99 on Blu-Ray.