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X-Men Origins Wolverine Comes To Blu-ray & DVD On September 15
Marvel: Jay Cochran on 2009-08-21

Experience the very first chapter of the exciting X-Men saga through the eyes of a true Marvel legend when X-Men Origins: Wolverine arrives Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Special Edition DVD September 15 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Hugh Jackman (Australia, Deception) returns as the iconic character in an epic adventure that pits Wolverine and all mutants against powerful forces determined to eliminate them. Spanning over 150 years, X-Men Origins: Wolverine chronicles young James Logan and his tortured past… from boy, to man, to mutant. From conflicts with his half brother Victor Creed – aka Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber; Defiance, The Ten), his membership in Team X, his infamous adamantium rebirth and the total memory loss that ultimately fuels his angry quest, X-Men Origins: Wolverine paints the vivid and difficult journey of the legendary superhero.

Directed by Gavin Hood (Rendition) from a script by David Benioff (The Kite Runner, Stay) and Skip Woods (Hitman, Swordfish), X-Men Origins: Wolverine delves deep into the X-Men universe by introducing comic-book mainstays into the film including Ryan Reynolds (The Proposal, Van Wilder) as Deadpool, Taylor Kitsch (“Friday Night Lights,” Snakes on a Plane) as Gambit, Danny Huston (30 Days of Night, The Kingdom) as Colonel William Stryker, Dominic Monaghan (“Lost,” The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) as Bolt and Black Eyed Peas front man Will.i.Am as Wraith. The two-disc BD offers fans the studio’s first ever release featuring “Live Lookup, an interactive BD-Live technology gives fans access to up-to-date filmographies and information related to the film via IMDb.

The X-Men Origins: Wolverine BD and Special Edition DVD are both loaded with bonus material including commentary by director Hood and producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter, a conversation with Wolverine creators Stan Lee and Len Wein, deleted and alternate scenes, behind-the-scenes featurettes and much more. The Ultimate 2-Disc Blu-ray will be available for a suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada while the 2-Disc Special Edition DVD will be available for $34.98 U.S. / $45.98 Canada, both featuring Digital Copy. Additionally, a single-disc DVD will be available for $29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada. Prebook is August 19.

Leading up to the events of X-Men, X-Men Origins: Wolverine tells the story of Wolverine’s epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose appearances in the film have long been anticipated.

Blu-ray Disc Specs:
The X-Men Origins: Wolverine BD is presented in widescreen on a 50GB dual-layer disc authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression with English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio and French / Spanish 5.1 DTS along with English / French / Spanish subtitles. Special features include:

• Disc One
- Commentary by Director Gavin Hood
- Commentary by Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter
- The Roots of Wolverine: A Conversation with X-Men creators Stan Lee and Len Wein
- Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins
- “Wolverine Weapon X Mutant Files Featurette: 10 Character Chronicles
- “The Thrill of the Chase: The Helicopter Chase Sequence” featurette
- “X Connect and On Set With Gavin Hood” featurette
- X-Facts: Trivia Track
- Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Gavin Hood
- Alternate Memory Erase Sequence
- Alternate Tag Scene: Japan
- Fox Movie Channel Presents: World Premiere
- IMDB BD-Live technology
Disc Two
- Digital Copy

Two-Disc Special Edition Specs:
The X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2-Disc Special Edition DVD is presented in widescreen with English 5.1 Dolby Surround and French / Spanish Dolby Surround along with English / French / Spanish subtitles. Special features include:

Disc One
- Commentary by Director Gavin Hood
- Commentary by Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter
- The Roots of Wolverine: A Conversation with X-Men creators Stan Lee and Len Wein
- “Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins” featurette
- Deleted and Alternate Scenes
- Alternate Tag Scene: Japan
- Anti-Smoking PSA: Bubbles
Disc Two
- Digital Copy

Single-Disc Specs:
The X-Men Origins: Wolverine Single-Disc DVD is presented in widescreen with English 5.1 Dolby Surround and French / Spanish Dolby Surround along with English / French / Spanish subtitles. Special features include:
- “Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins” featurette
- Anti-Smoking PSA: Bubbles

A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Digital Copy as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets – from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce - throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.

X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE
Street Date: September 15, 2009
Pre-book Date: August 19, 2009
Pricing: $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada (Blu-ray Disc)
$34.98 U.S. / $45.98 Canada (Special Edition)
$29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada (Single Disc)

Feature Run Time: 107 minutes
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Closed Captioned: Yes


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