Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release an “ultimate collector’s edition” of The Iron Giant this fall.
The $75 package, which can be pre-ordered on Amazon, includes a 32-page hardcover art book, collectible Mondo art cards, a 4-inch plastic articulated Iron Giant statue, and a letter from director Brad Bird.
Of course, the package also comes with a Blu-ray that will include last year’s The Iron Giant: Signature Edition as well as the original theatrical version in both high definition and standard definition. The disc will contain the following extras:
- The Giant’s Dream documentary: The Giant’s Dream is the dramatic story about a rare moment in movie history that allowed a first-time director to make one of the world’s greatest animated films, The Iron Giant. Using stylized animatics, archival footage, original concept art, and revealing interviews, The Giant’s Dream charts the incredible ups and downs, industry firsts, and amazing history behind this iconic film, and its rebel director, Brad Bird.
- A personal letter from director Brad Bird
- The Iron Giant: Signature Edition trailer
- Theatrical version commentary by Brad Bird
- Additional scenes, including alternate opening
- Mini-documentary segments
- Teddy Newton: The X-Factor
- Duck and Cover sequence
- The Voice of the Giant
- Motion Gallery
- Brad Bird trailer
If you’re unable to splurge on the collector’s edition, the Blu-ray itself (with all the extras listed above) can be purchased for just $15. Both the collector’s edition and stand-alone Blu-ray will become available on September 6.