Blu-Ray Announcement: “The Iron Giant – Signature Edition”

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10005871763DIron_Giant_BD3DBrad Bird’s classic animated feature “The Iron Giant” is finally coming to Blu-Ray on September  6th.

The film will be released as a standard edition and an “Ultimate Collector’s Edition” that will include will include the Signature Edition and the original theatrical version in both high definition and standard definition, “The Giant’s Dream” documentary, a hardcover art book on “The Iron Giant,” collectible Mondo art cards, a 4-inch plastic articulated Iron Giant statue, and a letter from director Brad Bird.

Both sets are brimming with special features including:

 

The Giant’s Dream Documentary NEW!

The Giant’s Dream is the dramatic story about a rare moment in movie history that allowed a first-time director to make one of the world’s greatest animated films, “The Iron Giant.” Using stylized animatics, archival footage, original concept art, and revealing interviews, The Giant’s Dream charts the incredible ups and downs, industry firsts, and amazing history behind this iconic film, and its rebel director, Brad Bird.

  • A personal letter from director Brad Bird
  • “The Iron Giant: Signature Edition”trailer
  • Theatrical version commentary by Brad Bird
  • Additional scenes, including alternate opening
  • Mini documentary segments
  • Teddy Newton The X Factor
  • Duck and Cover sequence
  • The Voice of the Giant
  • Motion Gallery
  • Brad Bird trailer

The standard edition and Ultimate Collectors Edition will both include the Original Theatrical Version as well as the expanded Signature Edition Version. Own this classic on September 6, 2016.

Pat Francis currently hosts the popular comedy/music podcast “Rock Solid,” called 1 of the 8 great music podcasts to put in your ears by USA Today and featuring artists such as Melissa Etheridge, Sammy Hagar and Susanna Hoffs. His frequent appearances on Jimmy Pardo’s top rated podcast “Never Not Funny” are fan favorites. Pat began his entertainment career as a stand-up comic in Chicago, IL. After touring the country and performing in 42 states at comedy clubs and colleges, he relocated to Los Angeles, CA. There he appeared as a comedian on Comedy Central, AMC, the UCB and is a yearly regular at the San Francisco Sketchfest. For the past 5 years he has also served as Co-Host of the yearly event Pardcast-A-Thon which to date has raised over 700,000 for Smile Train. When not entertaining people in person he also makes his living as a Story Producer for reality television programs. It is also important to know that Pat is a monkey in a human mask.
Pat FrancisBlu-Ray Announcement: “The Iron Giant – Signature Edition”