Paramount has announced a release date for Martin Scorsese’s film HUGO, nominated for 11 Academy Awards this year including Best Picture and Best Director. The film will release on February 28, 2012 to Blu-ray 3D, plain ol’ Blu-ray, and single-disc DVD — all of which contain UltraViolet copies. The Blu-ray editions (available in both a three-disc Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo or two-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo) will contain close to an hour of behind-the-scenes special features, a retrospective on filmmaker Georges Méliès, cast interviews and other bonus materials. And, let’s not forget HUGU will release On Demand and as a Digital Download (but we still like packaged media, don’t we?)
HUGU will retail for $44.99 (Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack), $39.99 (Blu-ray/DVD combo pack) and $29.99 (DVD). Total runtime of the film HUGU is 2 Hours 6 Minutes.
Here’s a breakdown of HUGU extras and disc formats:
- Feature film in high definition
- Shoot the Moon (The Making of Hugo)
- The Cinemagician, Georges Méliès
- The Mechanical Man at the Heart of Hugo
- Big Effects, Small Scale
- Sacha Baron Cohen: Role of a Lifetime
- Feature film in standard definition
HUGO Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack
The HUGO Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD combo pack includes all of the above, plus a Blu-ray 3D presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The Blu-ray 3D includes the feature film presented in high definition and 3D.
HUGO Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround, Spanish 5.1 Surround and English Audio Description and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition and Shoot The Moon (The Making of Hugo).