Published On: October 3, 2009

Godzilla Coming To Blu-ray on Nov. 10

Published On: October 3, 2009

Godzilla Coming To Blu-ray on Nov. 10

He may be cheesy, but he is so inconic that the end of his name, "zilla," can be added to just about anything to denote enormity. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is no doubt hoping for home box office-zilla business with the release of Godzilla on Blu-ray.

Godzilla_Blu-ray.gifSony Pictures Home Entertainment introduces a behemoth of a Blu-ray Disc with the November 10, 2009 release of Godzilla for the SLP of $24.95. Co-written and directed by premiere action auteur Roland Emmerich (Day After Tomorrow, 2012), this modern-day take on the colossus creature wowed audiences during the theatrical release and is set to evoke roars of delight when seen in high definition. Mathew Broderick (Election, The Producers), Jean Reno (The Pink Panther 1&2), Hank Azaria (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian), Michael Lerner (Love and Other Disasters) and Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap) make up a cast of New Yorkers looking on with fear and foreboding as the reckless reptile lays siege on their city.
The monster Blu-ray is stacked with special features including movieIQ, a multiplayer trivia game and cinechat. Godzilla fans have the opportunity to test their skills against other experts via the BD-Live• enabled multiplayer trivia game. Godzilla first-timers can get up to speed quickly by accessing movieIQ which will provide them with information on the production and players involved with the film. And all can share their knowledge, new or time-tested, with viewers around the globe with cinechat. Additional features include commentary, short films, featurettes and a sneak peek at the highly anticipated epic 2012 Godzilla Synopsis
Godzilla was directed by Rolland Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow) who co-wrote the film with Ted Elliot (National Treasure: Book of Secrets), Terry Rossio (National Treasure: Book of Secrets) and Dean Devlin (The Patriot); Emmerich and Devlin also served as producers. Additional producers include Ute Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow), William Fay (Eight Legged Freaks) who executive produced; Robert N. Fried (Rudy) and Cary Woods (Gummo) who were co-executive producers and Kelly Van Horn (TV's "Dirty Sexy Money") and Peter Winther (The Patriot) who were co-producers. This film stars Mathew Broderick (Election, The Producers), Jean Reno (The Pink Panther 1&2), Hank Azaria (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian), Michael Lerner (Barton Fink), Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap) as well as Maria Pitillo (TV's "Providence"), Kevin Dunn (TV's "Samantha Who") and Arabella Field (Paper Man).
Exclusive to Blu-ray Special Features Include:
• The Ultimate Godzilla® Multi-Player Trivia Game: Match your skills against others around the world and see if you have what it takes to become the king of the monsters
• movieIQ: BD-Live Connects You to movieIQ! Access real-time information on the cast, trivia and more while watching the movie
• cinechat: Send on-screen instant messages to your friends around the world while you watch the movie together
• Sneak peek at 2012
• Includes Digital Copy
Additional Blu-ray Special Features Include:
• Commentary with Visual Effects Supervisor Volker Engel and Associate Visual Effects Supervisor Karen Goulekas
• Two Featurettes
o Behind-the-Scenes of Godzilla with Charles Caiman
o All Time Best-of Godzilla Fight Scenes
• Three Short Films
o What Dreams May Come
o Monster Wars Part 1
o Where is Thy Sting
• Photo Gallery
o Godzilla Takes New York
o Production Art
o Publicity Stills
• Music Video of "Heroes" by The Wallflowers
Godzilla was directed by Roland Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow) who co-wrote the film with Ted Elliot (National Treasure: Book of Secrets), Terry Rossio (National Treasure: Book of Secrets) and Dean Devlin (The Patriot); Emmerich and Devlin also served as producers. Additional producers include Ute Emmerich (The Day After Tomorrow), William Fay (Eight Legged Freaks) who executive produced; Robert N. Fried (Rudy) and Cary Woods (Gummo) who were co-executive producers and Kelly Van Horn (TV's "Dirty Sexy Money") and Peter Winther (The Patriot) who were co-producers. This film stars Mathew Broderick (Election, The Producers), Jean Reno (The Pink Panther 1&2), Hank Azaria (Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian), Michael Lerner (Barton Fink), Harry Shearer (This is Spinal Tap) as well as Maria Pitillo (TV's "Providence"), Kevin Dunn (TV's "Samantha Who") and Arabella Field (Paper Man).
Godzilla has a run time of 139 minutes and is rated PG-13 Rated for sci-fi monster action and violence. Artwork and digital clips are available for download at www.sphepublicitycom. Visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.
Godzilla
Catalog #: 19039
UPC Code: 043396190399
Order Date: 11/10/09
SLP: $24.95
The Blu-ray Disc version of Godzilla is BD-Live enabled, allowing users to get connected and go beyond the disc via an Internet-connected Blu-ray player. BD-Live provides the opportunity to view exclusive content, register for Blu-ray Club rewards, provide feedback through our survey and experience interactive special features.

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