New Release: Stardust Blu-ray

Stardust movie scene with Claire Danes and Charlie CoxFantasy movie Stardust was released on Blu-ray in the U.S. on Sept. 7, 2010.

The film, about a young man who goes on an adventure when he tries to bring his love a star that has fallen from the sky, was issued on Blu-ray overseas in 2007, the same time it was released on the now defunct high-definition format HD DVD. But, Paramount Home Entertainment put new extras on this new Blu-ray to entice fans to upgrade.

Starring Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Sienna Miller, Michelle Pfeiffer and Robert De Niro, Stardust is a fairy tale love story based on a novel by popular fantasy author Neil Gaiman (Coraline). The movie grossed $38.6 million when it hit theaters in 2007.

Stardust Blu-ray boxThe new special features on the Blu-ray are:

  • commentary by writer and director Matthew Vaughn and writer Jane Goldman
  • “Crossing the Wall: The Making of Stardust,” with five parts: “The Quest for the Stone…,” “A Portal to Another World…,” “What Do Stars Do?,” “A Quest of Enormous Importance…” and “Have You Seen a Fallen Star?”
  • “Nothing Is True…”

The Blu-ray also includes deleted scenes and a blooper reel, which were on earlier disc versions of the movie.

The HD DVD did have a different making-of featurette.

The Blu-ray was priced at $29.99 and includes DTS-HP audio and 1080p high-definition video.

Here’s the film’s trailer:

 

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.