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Warner Bros. Announces Exclusive Features in Harry Potter Wizard's Collection; Video of Cast Exploring the Boxset

Posted by: Stephanie_J
July 31, 2012, 09:40 AM

In celebration of a certain wizard's birthday today, Warner Brothers have released the list of exclusive features and memorabilia that will be included in the eight film, 31-disc Harry Potter Wizard's Collection, due in stores on September 10, 2012. Harry Potter Wizard's Collection contains more than 37 hours of special features, including all previously released special features from the eight Harry Potter films and nearly four hours of never-before-seen bonus features.

The complete list is as follow:

Films Included in this Collection – All on Blu-ray, DVD and UltraViolet
  • Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Theatrical Version and Extended Cut
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Theatrical Version and Extended Cut
  • Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 2D and 3D Versions
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 2D and 3D Versions
Blu-ray Special Features for Hours of Entertainment – Includes all previously released Special Features

  • Harry Potter Wizard’s Collection Bonus Disc: Nearly 4 hours of features including:
    • All New! “The Harry Potters You Never Met” - Meet the stunt doubles for Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson as they demonstrate how they balanced major stunt work with seamlessly mimicking the actors they represented and share their favorite moments.
    • All New! “Designing the World of Harry Potter” - Explore how production designer Stuart Craig and his creative team brought J.K. Rowling's imagination to life on the screen.
    • All New! “When Harry Left Hogwarts” (Extended Version) - Hear candid and emotional stories about the final days on set in this extended behind-the-scenes look.
    • All New! “50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments” (Definitive Version) - Take a look back with cast members who share their on and off-screen memories.
    • All New! “Secrets Revealed! Quidditch” – At last, the secrets behind the special effects required for the breathtaking Quidditch scenes are revealed!
    • All New! “Secrets Revealed! Hagrid”- See the camera tricks, towering stand-in and voluminous body suits behind the beloved Keeper of  Keys and Grounds at Hogwarts.
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 Bonus Disc: Over 2 hours of features including:
    • All New! “Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part. 7: Story"
    • Plus all previously released special features!0
  •  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 Bonus Disc: Over 4 hours of features including:
    • All New! “Creating the World of Harry Potter, Part. 8: Growing Up”
    • All New! “A Conversation with J.K. Rowling and Daniel Radcliffe: Extended Version” - with 15 minutes of new footage
    • “Hogwarts’ Last Stand” (Extended Version)
    • Plus all previously released special features!
·  Exclusive Premiums
  •  Memorabilia designed exclusively for the collection by the graphic designers from the films
  • Label Collection –  A collection of prop labels created by the production for potions, wizarding products and more
  • Harry Potter Catalogue of Artefacts – 48-page rigid book featuring the favorite props of the film’s graphic designers
  • Blueprint poster of Hogwarts castle – Detailed blueprint of Hogwarts castle is 22” x 26”
  • Concept Art Prints – High quality color concept art prints from the films are perfect for framing
  • Map of Hogwarts and the areas surrounding it – Full color 24” x 36” map of Hogwarts  printed on fabric
  • Stuart Craig Sketch Prints -- Series of 5” x 7” black and white concept sketches from Harry Potter production designer, Stuart Craig
  • Horcrux Locket  –  Wearable, high-quality prop replica created by Noble Collection
  • Certificate of Authenticity – A uniquely numbered 8” x 10” certificate inspired by a Hogwarts Express ticket

Additionally, a video has been released featuring Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Warwick Davis and Evanna Lynch exploring the boxset for the first time and giving fans a look at what's inside.

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I’m having a real problem with this. I’ve purchased the ultimate editions of the first six movies and the “deluxe” editions of 7 & 8. I really can’t afford to spend $500 (or even Amazon’s discounted $350 price) for a few hours of stuff that I’ve already purchased – in some cases two or three times. Are they going to release the “ultimate” versions of 7&8, or is this the only way we can get that stuff?

Posted by likehagridonlyshorter on July 31, 2012, 10:40 AM report to moderator
80450 Points

More stuff for the speculators to sell at future Comic Cons…

Posted by Won_Two on July 31, 2012, 03:40 PM report to moderator
1787 Points

I really really love this….

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on July 31, 2012, 04:32 PM report to moderator
358 Points

I said the same thing on another thread, likehagridonlyshorter, and another poster commented that Mugglenet said the last two Ultimate Editions were coming this Fall. When I had written to WB about it, however, they wrote that there are no plans to release them. I am disgruntled…!

Posted by weasleywannabe1997 on July 31, 2012, 05:59 PM report to moderator
27 Points

Wow. I hope I can get my hands on this! Its beautiful!

Posted by MissHeatherGranger on July 31, 2012, 07:40 PM report to moderator
44 Points

I so want that, but even with all my money, I can’t buy it. I think I’m going to cry…

Posted by EmilyLovegood on August 02, 2012, 11:24 AM report to moderator
309 Points

I agree with likehagridonlyshorter, this is really starting to bug me! Just HOW many times are we supposed to pay for the same material? :-( Paying for the new material, that’s fine, I’d love to get 37 hours of never before seen footage, but why do I have to pay for the theatrical versions of all 8 movies plus their already released extra material yet AGAIN!?!

I bought the three first movies on VHS when they came out, got DVD copies as soon as I got a DVD player, then the UEs twice – once from Germany because it was the only way to get hold of it outside the US originally and then Ultimate Edition DVD+Blue-Ray+Electronic Copy English less than a year ago and now this! This is getting really riddiculous!

Posted by Evreka on August 02, 2012, 04:13 PM report to moderator
309 Points

Is there any notice on whether this will even be available outside the US, by the way? What about region codes for Europe?

Posted by Evreka on August 02, 2012, 04:15 PM report to moderator
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