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Movie News: E.T. Coming to Blu-ray for the First Time

A certain little alien is coming to life through Blu-ray for the first time ever...

The world’s favourite little alien comes to Blu-ray for the first time ever this year. E.T, The Extra Terrestrial is set for home release 12th November 2012 and marks the 30th anniversary of the film and coincides with Universal’s 100th anniversary.

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Steven Spielberg produced what would become a classic when the film was first released in 1982. You can check out the special features that will feature on the Blu-ray below the trailer! We’ll see you in the queue in November!

* The E.T. Journals: In this all-new bonus feature, retrace the day-to-day experience of creating E.T from never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage shot by Academy Award(r)-winning cinematographer John Toll. This piece will give viewers a unique feeling of being on-set and living the excitement of what it was like to make E.T.

* Steven Spielberg & E.T.: Watch an all-new interview with Steven
Spielberg, as he reflects back on the film and discusses his experience working with children as well as his overall and current perspective on E.T.

* Deleted Scenes

* A Look Back: A special insider’s look into the making of E.T. featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, the cast, and others intimately involved with the film.

* The E.T. Reunion: The cast and filmmaker reunite to discuss their thoughts on the impact of the film.

* The Evolution and Creation of E.T.: From idea to screenplay, through casting and making the film.

* The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams: Interviews and footage of the long-standing relationship between John Williams and Steven Spielberg.

* The 20th Anniversary Premiere: Composer John Williams played the score of E.T. live at the Shrine Auditorium for the re-release premiere of E.T. This featurette gives us a behind the scenes look at this presentation.

* Original Theatrical Trailer

* UltraViolet(tm): The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, store them in the cloud, and instantly stream and download to computers, tablets and smartphones. Consumers can now truly enjoy their movies anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. Currently available in the United States only.

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