20th Century Fox will release Ridley Scott’s The Martian to 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on January 12, 2016. The disc release of the film follows the early Digital HD availablity on services such as iTunes and Vudu. On Blu-ray, The Martian is formatted in 1080p at 2.40:1 widescreen aspect ratio with English DTS-HD 7.1 and AD Dolby Digital 5.1 audio options.
The 3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray editions contain over 90 minutes of special features including an exclusive in-world retrospective starring Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sean Bean that covers the “true” story behind the daring rescue seven years after the events of the film occurred.
The Martian also includes two making of documentaries, a gag reel and more. (See full list of bonus material below.)
THE MARTIAN BLU-RAY SPECIAL FEATURES
- Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction
- Learn how the producers brought an acclaimed novel, a master director and a stellar cast together for THE MARTIAN.
- Occupy Mars: Casting and Costumes
- Matt Damon and his ensemble of incredibly talented actors discuss their roles in THE MARTIAN.
- 5 Theatrical In-World Pieces
- Ares III: Farewell
- The Right Stuff
- Ares: Our Greatest Adventure
- Leave Your Mark
- Bring Him Home
- Ares III: Refocused
- Seven years after the events of Ares 3, take a deeper look at the true story behind Mark Watney’s daring rescue
- Gag Reel
- Production Gallery
From 20th Century Home Entertainment:
“The Martian provides a realistic glimpse into life in outer-space that will have you on the edge of your seat! In addition to wowing audiences around the world, the film is one of best reviewed of the year and has been named one of the best movies of the year by such groups as National Board of Review, which also awarded top honors to Ridley Scott for Best Director, Matt Damon for Best Actor and Drew Goddard for Best Adapted Screenplay.”