Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the Blu-ray release of the 2011 summer blockbuster, Captain America: The First Avenger. The Paramount/Marvel Studios co-production will be available in a 3D Limited Edition combo pack (Captain America: The First Avenger - Three-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy) and a standard combo pack (Captain America: The First Avenger - Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy), as well as the Captain America: The First Avenger DVD. These will hit retail with starting prices of $54.99 and $42.99 respectively.
The Joe Johnston (Jurassic Park III) directed feature stars Chris Evans as the iconic superhero along with Hayley Atwell (The Duchess), Hugo Weaving (The Matrix) and Tommy Lee Jones (No Country for Old Men). The film tells the origin story of Steve Rogers' transformation into the super-soldier Captain America and his mission to stop Nazi officer Johann Schmidt/Red Skull. Captain America performed strong at the box office last month and has hauled in over $316 million worldwide to date.
The Blu-ray for Captain America: The First Avenger will feature DTS HD Master Audio 7.1 and a 2:39:1 aspect ratio. Though Paramount has yet to fully detail the release, an unconfirmed listing of special features is outlined below.
- Audio Commentary with director Joe Johnston, cinematographer Shelly Johnson and editor Jeffrey Ford.
Outfitting a Hero
The Assembly Begins
Behind the Skull
Captain America's Origins
Marvel One-Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor's Hammer
The Avengers animated series trailer
Captain America: The First Avenger streets on October 25th, 2011.
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