In addition to the full release on the Superman Returns DVD from earlier today, Warner Home Video has provided Superhero Hype! with the announcement for the “Superman Ultimate Collector’s Edition” DVD as well. The press release and artwork follow:
Warner Home Video continues to celebrate the year of Superman with the release of the Superman Ultimate Collector’s Edition (UCE) on November 28 — day and date with the DVD debut of the Superman Returns Special Edition as well as the previously announced Superman DVDs Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut and The Christopher Reeve Superman Collection.
The Superman Ultimate Collector’s Edition includes all six films in the Superman theatrical franchise — Superman Returns Special Edition, Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut, Superman: The Movie Four Disc Special Edition, Superman II Two Disc Special Edition, Superman III & IV Deluxe Editions — and is loaded with more than 20 hours of bonus features. Three bonus discs include Look Up in the Sky! The Amazing Story of Superman and exclusive to the collection, You Will Believe: The Cinematic Saga of Superman, a feature length documentary, plus Bryan Singer’s video journals chronicling the making of Superman Returns. The Superman Ultimate Collector’s Edition will sell for $99.92 SRP.
The 14-disc set will be packaged in a collectible keepsake tin which is shelf ready and holds the set inside lenticular packaging, along with a reproduction of the comic book Superman issue #7, a Superman overview booklet and a mail-in offer for five Superman theatrical movie posters. This Collection is a “must have” for any fan.
Also being released the same day will be the HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc versions of Superman: The Movie and Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut. The bonus materials for Superman: The Movie (2000 Expanded Edition) include commentary by Richard Donner and Tom Mankiewicz, two featurettes: Taking Flight: The Development of Superman, Making Superman: Filming the Legend, additional footage, music only track and trailers. All bonus materials on the Standard Definition version of Superman II: The Richard Donner Cutwill be included on the HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc versions. Both titles will be available for $28.99 SRP.
Source: Warner Home Video