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Harry Potter Collector's Edition DVDs Update; New Harry Potter DVD Game, New iPhone App Coming November

Home Video / DVD
Posted by: sue
September 17, 2009, 04:41 PM

More big news today regarding Harry Potter DVDs. In addition to the confirmed release date of December 8th for the Half-Blood Prince DVD from earlier today, we now can also confirm our earlier report that the first two collector's editions DVDs will also be released on December 8th. Video Business reports:

"Ultimate Editions of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, priced at $39.92 on DVD and $49.99 on Blu-ray, will each include five hours of special features, theatrical and extended versions of the film, a 48-page photo book and other collectibles. Among the special features will be screen tests, new featurettes with the cast and filmmakers and the first two one-hour installments of a new comprehensive documentary about the making of the movie franchise. Called Creating the World of Harry Potter, the eight-hour documentary will have one hour on each Ultimate Edition. Sorcerer's Stone will contain Creating the World of Harry Potter Part 1: The Magic Begins and Chamber of Secrets will have Part 2: Characters."

UPDATE: Home Media Magazine also points out: "Both DVD and Blu-ray offerings of the ultimate editions will include digital copies, and the Blu-ray versions will include In-Movie Experience modes with director Chris Columbus, which includes picture-in-picture, storyboard comparisons and still galleries, as well as Warner’s Maximum Movie Mode option."

In addition,two new products will be released. Another brand new Harry Potter DVD game will be available in December, as is a second iPhone application (the free HBP one is already released). Quotage:

"The new DVD game, Harry Potter: Wizarding World, will be priced at $24.98 and allow fans to test their potion-making, spell-casting and apparition skills.Warner's Harry Potter Spells iPhone app, which will be on sale at iTunes in November, will turn an iPhone or iPod Touch into a wand, allowing fans to train for 13 spells at Hogwarts and challenge friends to a duel."

Thanks so much James!


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33 Points

This is amazing!! Will Definatly get HBP 2disk the day it comes out, and hopefully the ultimate collectors editions for christmas.

Posted by movielover134 on September 17, 2009, 05:58 PM report to moderator
75566 Points

Lots of new DVDs for when the weather gets cold!

Posted by Girlraven1 on September 17, 2009, 06:15 PM report to moderator
75566 Points

Oh yeah – I want the app too!

Posted by Girlraven1 on September 17, 2009, 06:16 PM report to moderator
3271 Points

OMG! All the bonus features…. this is what I have been waiting for all along! YAY! :)

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on September 17, 2009, 06:41 PM report to moderator
4603 Points

oh yeah!

Posted by placebowiz on September 17, 2009, 07:03 PM report to moderator
246 Points

i so want that app!

Posted by Loveforluna on September 17, 2009, 07:12 PM report to moderator
654 Points

i like that app it sounds cool. The games are cool too but the DVDs are just a bit expensive for me :)

Posted by mjkalldaway (ROAR) on September 17, 2009, 07:25 PM report to moderator

Great, surprised, but great! I want to see the extended versions.

Hm, so, “ultimate versions” of PoA and GoF in mid 2010, followed by the release of DH 1; OotP and HBP ultimate versions for holidays in 2010, dvd of DH 1 a few months later, and then DH 2 released?

Posted by budb on September 17, 2009, 07:35 PM report to moderator
1397 Points

As if I could be any more torn about waiting for the ultimate 8 movies edition, or going for the instant gratification of buying SS and CoS now, I find out about more bonus features! What to do?

Posted by Blatcher(ROAR) on September 17, 2009, 07:36 PM report to moderator
622 Points

It is going to be so hard not to get the Collector’s Edition. I really want to wait until all eight of them are out, but I don’t know anyone who’ll buy them so I can borrow in the meantime! Very, very exciting, though. :D

Posted by The Hufflepuff Giraffe on September 17, 2009, 07:43 PM report to moderator
125 Points

I need to buy an iPhone or something.
I want it :D

Posted by Rodinius Black on September 17, 2009, 07:59 PM report to moderator
3048 Points

I will definitely look into buying all of this stuff upon its release! I would love to own these collector’s editions!

Posted by Kirk on September 17, 2009, 08:35 PM report to moderator
1661 Points

IM SO EXCITED!!!! I can’t wait to buy these and all the new special features sound amazing! The fact that they’re coming out on the same day as the HBP dvd is so full of win!! I will be having a Harry Potter marathon that day!! SO EXCITING!!

Posted by cghambright on September 17, 2009, 08:39 PM report to moderator
4208 Points

The boxed set sounds very interesting. The extras might change my mind about wiating for all the DVD’s to come out!

Posted by Fresca ROAR on September 17, 2009, 08:43 PM report to moderator
7475 Points

this looks awesome! and i’m defs getting that app!

Are those release dates for round the world?

Posted by Luce-Lupin !~ROAR~! on September 17, 2009, 09:01 PM report to moderator
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