Here's When the Star Wars DVD Will Be Released, Plus All the Extras That Come With!

It may be a while before we feast our eyes on Star Wars: Episode VIII or any of the franchise's other upcoming films, but we have good news. To make the wait more bearable, the DVD and Blu-ray for The Force Awakens will be released on April 5! We know, we know — you've probably been filling your free time theorizing about the true identity of Supreme Leader Snoke or Rey's mysterious parentage, and you've probably ingested everything there is to know about Rogue One. Now, though, you can also fill your time with multiple viewings of Episode VII, and you'll get a whole package of brand-new special features to boot. See all the extras the DVD will include below, as described by Disney in an official press release. Oh, and don't forget to check out the special in-home trailer as well!

  • Secrets of The Force Awakens — A Cinematic Journey: For the first time, discover the complete story behind the making of The Force Awakens, revealed through in-depth footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers in this feature documentary.
  • The Story Awakens — The Table Read: Cast members familiar and new reflect on the memorable day they all first came together to read the movie's script.
  • Building BB-8: See how the filmmakers brought the newest droid to the screen, creating an instant fan favorite in the Star Wars universe.
  • Crafting Creatures: Watch movie magic as the filmmakers bring a cast of new creatures to life.
  • Blueprint of a Battle — The Snow Fight: Go deeper into the epic, climactic lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren.
  • John Williams — The Seventh Symphony: The legendary composer shares personal insights of his work on Star Wars and The Force Awakens.
  • ILM — The Visual Magic of The Force: An insider's look into the remarkable digital artistry of the movie's visual effects.
  • Force For Change: Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. See how the Star Wars: Force For Change initiative has united Star Wars fans all over the globe to help others.
  • Deleted Scenes!

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