Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which had its U.S. premiere in theatres on December 18, will be available for download on April 1 online says Disney.
The movie will be available to own on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on April 1. It will go onsale on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on April 5.
Star Wars shattered U.S. box office records with over $926 million in tickets sold and over $2 billion worldwide. Even with the success, The Force Awakens is only the third most-popular movie of all time based on global box office sales. Avatar is No. 1 all-time with over $2.7 billion in total sales according to Box Office Mojo. Titanic remains at No. 2 with $2.18 billion.
According to Amazon.com, Force Awakens is available for HD download pre-order for $19.99.
Fans who buy the digital version or DVD will be able to see the complete story behind the making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with in-depth documentary and bonus material that will take fans on a journey behind the scenes. Secrets will be revealed through extensive footage, never-before-seen deleted scenes, and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers. Bonus features will include*:
- 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 Warsuniverse.
- 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.
- Plus Deleted Scenes
* Digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer.