Two Epic Films from Legendary Filmmaker Ridley Scott Arrive as Collector’s Edition Blu-rays This October

unnamedTwo of Ridley Scott’s best films are coming to Blu-ray in all new collector’s editions.  One is more obvious and that is Alien, Scott’s landmark sci-fi/horror feature, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary.  The other is Kingdom of Heaven, celebrating its 10th anniversary as Scott’s most underrated feature (granted the Director’s cut version is where it’s at).  That said, KOH features an all new cut of the film, the “Director’s Cut ‘Road Show’ Version”, which has a new commentary to go with it.  Meanwhile, Alien features some collectible cards and a reprint of the original comic book tie-in. Both Blu-ray sets feature all versions of their film in the same package and many more extra features.  Read on to learn more about these upcoming releases, which hit shelves on October 7th, 2014.


Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi Masterpiece Celebrates its 35th Anniversary With All-New Blu-ray Edition Arriving October 7from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Includes Reprint of Original ALIEN Comic Book and 
Collectible Art Cards in Memory of the Late H.R. Giger

ALIEN 35th Anniversary Edition
A word of warning…. This Halloween revisit one of the scariest films of all-time as ALIEN: 35TH Anniversary Edition arrives on Blu-ray October 7 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This Limited-Edition Set includes both the theatrical version and director’s cut on Blu-ray, along with audio commentaries, deleted scenes and more — PLUS — a reprint of the original Alien illustrated comic and all-new, collectible art cards as a tribute to the late H.R. Giger, creator of the iconic movie monster that started it all.
When the crew of the space-tug Nostromo responds to a distress signal from a barren planet, they discover a mysterious life form that breeds within human hosts. The acid-blooded extraterrestrial proves to be the ultimate adversary as crew members battle to stay alive and prevent the deadly creature from reaching Earth. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Sigourney Weaver in her breakout performance as Ripley, this legendary first film in the ALIEN saga will leave you breathless!
Throughout 2014, Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products is honoring the milestone 35th anniversary with a yearlong celebration marking the beginnings of the Alien legacy by releasing commemorative and fan-favorite products. Best in Class licensees including Dark Horse Comics, SEGA, NECA, Titan Publishing, Sideshow Collectibles, Diamond Select toys, Super7 x Funko and other partners will roll out exclusive branded publishing, toys and collectible merchandise worldwide to celebrate theALIEN franchise.  The highly-anticipated first person survival horror game Alien: Isolation will be available on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, as well as PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC also on October 7. In addition to Alien: Isolation, hardcore fans can finally add Lieutenant Ellen Ripley to their ALIEN collections as we welcome her NECA figures into the family of officially-licensed merchandise. Many other exciting first-time and limited edition products will also release to celebrate this exciting milestone this year.
Fans can also help celebrate the 35th anniversary of ALIEN by joining the fight at www.AlienRevolt.com. Simply login to Facebook to create your profile, choose your team and complete the missions, sharing your triumphs with friends. The more badges you earn the bigger chance you have taking home some great ALIEN prizes including H.R. Giger’s AlienDiaries, a copy of the all-new ALIEN: ISOLATION video game from Sega and more!
ALIEN: 35th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray Special Features
Includes the 1979 Theatrical Version and 2003 Director’s Cut!
Audio Commentary by Director Ridley Scott, Cast and Crew
Audio Commentary by Ridley Scott (Theatrical Version Only)
Introduction by Ridley Scott (Director’s Cut Only)
Final Theatrical Isolated Score by Jerry Goldsmith
Composer’s Original Isolated Score by Jerry Goldsmith
Deleted and Extended Scenes
Digital HD
Alien Illustrated Comic
Collectible Art Cards


Own ALL Three Versions of the Film in One Collection for the First Time – Arriving On Blu-ray October 7


Kingdom of Heaven: Ultimate Edition

From visionary director Sir Ridley Scott comes a cinematic masterpiece with this 2-Disc Blu-ray™ Edition that includes all three versions of the film — the Director’s Cut, Director’s Cut Roadshow Version and Original Theatrical Version — all presented in high definition, plus over nine hours of in-depth special features, including a full-length documentary that takes you on the path from pre-production to release. On the brink of celebrating its 10th anniversary, a truly legendary cast leads this visually spectacular epic, including Orlando Bloom, Eva Green, Liam Neeson and Academy Award®-winner Jeremy Irons*.
Bloom stars as Balian, a young blacksmith who has lost his family and his faith. But when his father (Neeson) reveals his destiny, Balian joins the heroic fight to protect his people from overwhelming forces, and rises to knighthood.
*Best Actor in a Leading Role; Reversal of Fortune (1991)
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Kingdom of Heaven: Ultimate Edition Blu-ray Special Features
All Three Versions of the Film
○    Theatrical Version
○    Extended Director’s Cut Version
○    Director’s Cut “Road Show” Version
Introduction by Director Sir Ridley Scott
Pilgrim’s Guide Trivia Track
The Engineer’s Guide Trivia Track
Roadshow Commentary with Orlando Bloom, Ridley Scott and Writer William Monahan
The Path to Redemption
Sound Design Suite
Visual Effects Breakdowns
Press Junket Walkthrough
World Premieres
Special Shoot Gallery
Poster Explorations
A&E Movie Real
History vs. Hollywood
Orlando Bloom “The Adventure of a Lifetime”
Featurettes and More


About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third party partner film and television programing. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™ and Digital HD™. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 21st Century Fox.

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