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17th September 2008 11:18:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (UK BD) in November

Blu-Ray News
Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull on 10th November 2008 priced at Ł29.99 RRP. Set in 1957, the latest Indy film stars Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone and John Hurt, following Indy on a perilous adventure to find the coveted Crystal Skull of Akator. From the ivy-covered halls of Marshall College to the verdant jungles of South America, Indy is relentlessly pursued by sinister Soviet agents who will stop at nothing to get their hands on the eerie object of fascination.

A 2-Disc Special Edition, all extras are in HD with the full list of features detailed below…

Disc 1: Main Feature
  • Indiana Jones Timelines— Explore the movie through interactive timelines that include video featurettes, in-depth information and unique imagery. Your adventure begins with one of these three timelines:
    • Story Timeline: Showcases the key events of the “Kingdom of the Crystal Skull” storyline.
    • Production Timeline: A Making-of chronology for “Kingdom of the Crystal Skull”.
    • Historical Timeline: Dives into the real-world historical influences that are referenced in the film.
  • The Return of a Legend - The evolution of the new film and a tribute to the legendary hero and his creators.
  • Pre-Production - Follows Steven Spielberg as he creates animatic sequences, Shia LaBeouf as he learns to swordfight and captures the reunion of filmmakers and cast on the soundstage.

Disc 2: Extra Features
  • Production Diary: Making Kingdom of the Crystal Skull - Join filmmakers, cast and crew for a complete look at the making of the film.
    • Shooting Begins: New Mexico
    • Back To School: New Haven, Connecticut
    • Welcome to the Jungle: Hilo, Hawaii
    • On-Set Action
    • Exploring Akator
    • Wrapping Up!
  • Warrior Makeup
  • The Crystal Skulls
  • Iconic Props
  • The Effects of Indy
  • Adventures in Post Production
  • Closing: Team Indy
  • Pre-Visualization Sequences:
    • Area 51 Escape
    • Jungle Chase
    • Ants Attack
  • Galleries:
    • The Art Department
      • The Adventure Begins
      • Cemetery and Jungle
      • Akator
    • Stan Winston Sudio
      • Corpses, Skeletons & Mummies
      • Aliens & Crystal Skulls
    • Production Photographs
    • Portraits
    • Behind-the-Scenes Photographs

About Dave Foster
Dave has been loitering the virtual halls of TDF for a decade now and the majority of that time has been spent as Editor of the Home Cinema section (formerly DVDTimes). He doesn't contribute reviews anywhere near as much as he once did (or indeed would like to) but when he does it will invariably be something in the anime or Asian film area.