We know that there are lots of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial fans out there so we’ve got some very exciting news – the friendly alien is back!
To celebrate its 30th Anniversary, you can now get the film for the first time on Blu-ray on 22nd October.
You can see the film on a digitally remastered picture six times sharper than on DVD, plus all-new surround sound. And then on top of that there’s a new interview with director Steven Spielberg and also ‘The E.T. Journals’ which features an hour of never-before-seen footage from the set of the film.
In case you haven’t come across E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial before, the film came out back in 1982 becoming the number one film that year across the world. And even today it’s still one of the most popular films of all time.
Here’s a clip from the film to give you a taster!
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial is out on Blu-ray and Special Edition Blu-ray Steelbook from 22nd October
As well as the film, here are the other bonus features you can enjoy!
The E.T. Journals:
In this all-new bonus feature, retrace the day-to-day experience of creating E.T from never-before-seen, behind-the-scenes footage shot by Academy Award®-winning cinematographer John Toll. This piece will give viewers a unique feeling of being on-set and living the excitement of what it was like to make E.T.
Steven Spielberg & E.T.:
Watch an all-new interview with Steven Spielberg, as he reflects back on the film and discusses his experience working with children as well as his overall and current perspective on E.T.
A Look Back:
A special insider’s look into the making of E.T. featuring interviews with Steven Spielberg, the cast, and others intimately involved with the film.
The E.T. Reunion:
The cast and filmmaker reunite to discuss their thoughts on the impact of the film.
The Evolution and Creation of E.T.:
From idea to screenplay, through casting and making the film.
The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams:
Interviews and footage of the long-standing relationship between John Williams and Steven Spielberg.
The 20th Anniversary Premiere:
Composer John Williams played the score of E.T. live at the Shrine Auditorium for the re-release premiere of E.T. This featurette gives us a behind the scenes look at this presentation.