Blu-ray News: Restored Version of ‘Jaws’ in HD Coming on Aug. 14, 2012

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CHICAGO – The news that millions of movie lovers have been waiting for finally came this morning with the press release announcing that a restored HD version of Steven Spielberg’s masterful “Jaws” will hit Blu-ray on August 14th, 2012. With an all-new, feature-length documentary feature about the making of the film along with a fully restored and digitally remastered picture (and a 7.1 surround sound system), this will be one of the Blu-ray highlights of not just 2012 but the format to date.

Special Features:
o The Shark is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of JAWS: All-new feature-length documentary featuring never-before-seen footage and interviews with cast and crew including Steven Spielberg, Richard Dreyfuss and Roy Scheider.
o JAWS: The Restoration: An all-new, in-depth look at the intricate process of restoring the movie.
o The Making of JAWS: A two-hour documentary featuring interviews with key cast and crew.
o From the Set: An insider’s look at life on the set of JAWS, featuring an interview with Steven Spielberg.
o Deleted Scenes & Outtakes
o JAWS Archives: Take a peek inside the JAWS archives, including storyboards, production photos and marketing materials, as well as a special segment on the JAWS phenomenon.
o Original Theatrical Trailer
o UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. Currently available in the United States only.
o Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices.
o pocket BLU™ App: The popular free pocket BLU™ app for smartphones is now even better with newly updated versions for iPad®, Android™ tablets, PC and Macintosh computers, with features made especially to take advantage of the devices’ larger screens and high resolution displays.
o BD-LIVE™: Access the BD-Live™ Center through your Internet-connected player to access the latest trailers, exclusive content and more!

Jaws will be released on Blu-ray on August 14, 2012
Jaws will be released on Blu-ray on August 14, 2012
Photo credit: Universal

HollywoodChicago.com content director Brian Tallerico

By BRIAN TALLERICO
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