Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced DVD and Blu-ray Anniversary releases of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
for October this year. The only extra material on the DVD release will be deleted scenes, and 3 features ("Steven Spielberg & E.T.", "A Look Back", "The E.T. Reunion"). The Blu-ray release will also include the following additional featurettes ("The E.T. Journals", "The Evolution and Creation of E.T.", "The Music of E.T.: A Discussion with John Williams", "The 20th Anniversary Premiere"), a Designs, Photographs and Marketing section ("E.T. Designs by Production Illustrator Ed Verreaux", "E.T. Designs by Carlo Rambaldi", "Spaceship Designs by Ralph McQuarrie", "Designs by Production Illustrator Ed Verreaux", "Production Photographs", "Marketing E.T."), the original theatrical trailer, a Special Olympics TV spot, and a digital copy of the film.
News by Tom Woodward