Disney has announced that the final chapter in the Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, will be coming home to digital and physical 4K UHD/Bluray next month. The digital version of The Rise of Skywalker will be available March 17th with the physical copies shortly behind it on March 31st. There will be plenty of bonus features as well including a feature-length, making of documentary which takes us behind the scenes with the cast and filmmakers from The Rise of Skywalker.
Bonus features include:
The Skywalker Legacy – The story lives forever in this feature-length documentary that charts the making of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Pasaana Pursuit: Creating the Speeder Chase – Dive into the making of the movie’s epic landspeeder chase and discover how this spectacular sequence was brought to the screen.
Aliens in the Desert – See what it took to create the Pasaana desert scenes, from the sheer scale and complexity of the shoot to its colorful details.
D-O: Key to the Past – Explore the ship that connects Rey to the mystery of her missing parents and get to know the galaxy’s newest, irresistible droid.
Warwick & Son – Warwick Davis, who played Wicket in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, dons the Ewok costume once more; this time joined by his son Harrison.
Cast of Creatures – The team behind the film’s memorable creatures reveal the puppetry, makeup, prosthetics and digital magic that bring them to life!
The Maestro’s Finale – Composer John Williams reflects on his body of work for the Star Wars saga and shares insights on scoring Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
In addition, it seems March 31st will also be the release date for the long rumored 4k Skywalker Saga set (Episodes I-IX with Rogue One).
On March 31, coinciding with the physical release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, eight Star Wars films are being released on 4K UHD for the first time: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Which version of The Rise of Skywalker will you be picking up when it releases next month? Will you be adding another collection to your Star Wars library or just the final piece of the Skywalker Saga?