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LORD OF THE RINGS TRILOGY Extended Edition Blu-Ray Details Revealed!

Hey gang! For those of you who hve been anxiously waiting for The Lord of the Rings Extended Edition Blu-ray. There's still no release date set yet, but this is only going to be a temporary re-release. You can pre-oreder the Blu-ray on Amazon for $83.99, with a retail price of $119.00 when it hits store shelves. But here are all the details and specs!

Even though I went out and bought the theatrical version of these films on Blu-ray, of course I have to own the extended edition because it's so much better.

Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 

-Over 30 minutes of footage incorporated into the theatrical release of the film 
-Commentary by Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens 
-Commentary by the design team 
-Commentary by the production/post-production team 
-Commentary by 10 actors, including Elijah Wood and Ian McKellen 
-Easter egg: MTV Movie Award Spoof (The Council of Elrod) 
-Costa Botes Documentary: The Fellowship of the Ring: Behind the Scenes 
-The Appendices, Part 1: From Book to Vision (on DVD) 
-Peter Jackson introduction 
-J.R.R. Tolkein: Creator of Middle Earth 
-From Book to Script 
-Visualizing the Story 
-Designing and Building Middle Earth 
-Middle Earth atlas interactive 
-The Appendices, Part 2: From Vision to Reality (on DVD) 
-Elijah Wood introduction 
-Filming The Fellowship of the Ring 
-Visual effects 
-Post-production: Putting it all together 
-Digital Grading 
-Sound and music 
-The Road Goes Ever On… 

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 

-Extended edition of the film, incorporating 43 minutes of footage incorporated into the film 
-Commentary track by writer-director Peter Jackson and writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens 
-Commentary track by the design team 
-Commentary track by the production/post-production team 
-Commentary track by 16 cast members, including Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Andy Serkis, John Rhys-Davies, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Bernard Hill, and Miranda Otto 
-Easter Egg: MTV Movie Awards clip (Gollum accepting award) 
-Costas Botes documentary: The Two Towers–Behind the Scenes 
-The Appendices, Part 3: The Journey Continues 
-Peter Jackson introduction 
-J.R.R. Tolkein: Origin of Middle Earth 
-From Book to Script: Finding a Story 
-Designing and Building Middle-Earth 
Gollum 
-Middle-Earth Atlas interactive 
-New Zealand as Middle Earth (map with video location) 
-The Appendices, Part 4: The Battle for Middle Earth 
-Elijah Wood introduction 
-Filming The Two Towers 
-Visual effects 
-Editorial: Refining the Story 
Music and Sound 
-The Battle for Helm’s Deep is Over 

Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 

-Extended edition of the film, with 50 extra minutes incorporated into the film 
-Commentary track by writer-director Peter Jackson and writers Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens 
-Commentary track by the design team 
-Commentary track by the production/post-production team 
-Costas Botes documentary: The Return of the King: Behind the Scenes 
-The Appendices, Part 5: The War of the Ring 
-Peter Jackson Intro 
-J.R.R. Tolkien: The Legacy of Middle-earth 
-From Book to Script 
-Designing and Building Middle-earth 
-Home of the Horse Lords 
-Middle-earth Atlas: Tracing the Journeys of the Fellowship: interactive map 
-New Zealand as Middle-earth: interactive map with on-location footage 
-The Appendices, Part 6: The Passing of an Age 
-Elijah Wood/Sean Astin/Billy Boyd/Dominic Monaghan intro 
-Filming The Return of the King 
-Visual Effects 
-Post Production: Journey’s End 
-The Passing of an Age 
-Cameron Duncan

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