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31st July 2012 12:20:00
Posted by Dave Foster

Harry Potter Wizard's Collection in September

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To no one's surprise, Warner are going to continue milking the Harry Potter franchise. Today they announced the Harry Potter Wizard's Collection, a new limited and numbered 31-disc collection that contains all eight Harry Potter movies on Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet Digital Copy and more than 37 hours of special features including all previously released materials and more than 10 hours of new to disc bonus content, and more than 4 hours of never-before-seen material.

Available from 10th September 2012, the collection will be packaged in a gift box measuring 32.4cm x 26.4cm x 28.6cm and weighing 19 lbs. The set will contain eight artistic and authentic pieces of film memorabilia which - along with the new extra features.

RRP is £259.99. Amazon and Play are currently taking pre-orders at £177.99.

A list of films and then the new extras follows...

Films Included in Collection – All on Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet Digital Copy
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Theatrical Version and Extended Cut
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Theatrical Version and Extended Cut
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 2D and 3D Versions
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 2D and 3D Versions

Special Features for Hours of Entertainment - All previously released extras plus the following new material...

Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection Bonus Disc - Nearly 4 hours of features including:
  • All New! “The Harry Potters You Never Met” – watch how thrilling stunts from the films were performed, and learn about the tricks behind the major stunts in the series
  • All New! “Designing the World of Harry Potter” - Explore how production designer Stuart Craig and his creative team brought J.K. Rowling's imagination to life on the screen.
  • All New! “When Harry Left Hogwarts” (Extended Version) - Hear candid and emotional stories about the final days on set in this extended behind-the-scenes look.
  • All New! “50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments” (Definitive Version) - Take a look back with cast members who share their on and off-screen memories.
  • All New! “Secrets Revealed! Quidditch” – At last, the secrets behind the special effects required for the breathtaking Quidditch scenes are revealed!
  • All New! “Secrets Revealed! Hagrid”- See the camera tricks, towering stand-in and voluminous body suits behind the beloved Keeper of Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Bonus Disc - Over 2 hours of features including:
  • All New! “Creating the World of Harry Potter, Pt. 7: Story”
  • Plus all previously released special features!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Bonus Disc - Over 4 hours of features including:
  • All New! “Creating the World of Harry Potter, Pt. 8: Growing Up”
  • All New! Extended “A Conversation with JK Rowling and Dan Radcliffe” - with 15 minutes of new footage
  • “Hogwarts’ Last Stand” (Extended Version)
  • Plus all previously released special features!

Exclusive Premiums - Memorabilia designed exclusively for the collection by the graphic designers from the films
  • Label Collection – A collection of prop labels created by the production for potions, wizarding products and more
  • Harry Potter Catalogue of Artefacts – 48-page rigid book featuring the favorite props of the film’s graphic designers
  • Blueprint poster of Hogwarts castle – Detailed blueprint of Hogwarts castle is 22” x 26”
  • Concept Art Prints – High quality color concept art prints from the films are perfect for framing
  • Map of Hogwarts and the areas surrounding it – Full color 24” x 36” map of Hogwarts printed on fabric
  • Stuart Craig Sketch Prints -- Series of 5” x 7” black and white concept sketches from Harry Potter production designer, Stuart Craig
  • Horcrux Locket – Wearable, high-quality prop replica created by Noble Collection
  • Certificate of Authenticity – A uniquely numbered 8” x 10” certificate inspired by a Hogwarts Express ticket

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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.


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