Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition

Disney will release one of the most critically acclaimed animated films, Beauty and the Beast, for the first time ever in Blu-ray 3D™ for in-home viewing. Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition 3D will be available in market beginning on October 4th as a 5-Disc Combo Pack (providing families with value, versatility and flexibility to enjoy this film on several formats of choice including Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray™, DVD and/or Digital Copy) and/or 3D Movie Download. .

Additionally, the company will also release two Special Edition releases, Beauty and the Beast: Belle’s Magical WorldandBeauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas,” to follow on November 22, 2011 just in time for the holiday gift-giving season.

Fans can once again meet and enjoy their favorite characters – Belle, Beast, Lumiere, Mrs. Potts and more – in an entirely new fashion as if they were watching the film for the very first time.

Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition 3D will be available for purchase as a 5-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (1 Blu-ray 3D Disc of the Film + 1 standard Blu-ray Disc of the Film + 1 Blu-ray Disc of Bonus Features + 1 DVD Disc of the Film + Digital Copy Disc of the film) all for the suggested retail price of $49.99U.S. /$56.99 Canada; and/or a 3D Movie Download for the suggested retail price of $49.99 U.S./$56.99 Canada.

This new Beauty and the Beast: Diamond Edition 3D release will join the studios existing catalog of in-home 3D movies currently available in market including: Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland, Step Up 3D, Tangled, TRON: Legacy and Gnomeo & Juliet.

Bonus Features:

  • Three Versions of the Film
    • Original Theatrical Release
    • Special Extended Edition
    • Original Storyboard Version
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Alternate Opening and Ending
    • Belle In The Library –Belle meets four new characters in the Library
  • Backstage Disney
    • Beyond Beauty: The Untold Stories Behind Making Beauty and the Beast – An interactive experience that allows fans to expand areas of the documentary to uncover even more about each topic making have up to 3 hours of additional content.
    • Broadway Beginnings – Up-close and personal celebrity interviews with Nick Jonas, Donny Osmond, Jamie Lynn Sigler, Deborah Gibson and others who have starred in the Broadway production
    • Composing A Classic – A Musical Conversation with Alan Menken, Don Hahn & Richard Kraft where they reminisce, sing songs and share personal stories of the times during production of Beauty and the Beast
  • Music And More
    • Jordin Sparks ‘Beauty and the Beast” Music Video
    • Disney Sing-Along Mode
    • Deleted Song: “Human Again”
    • Alternate Version of “Be Our Guest”
    • Alternate Score of “The Transformation”
    • Introduction To Deleted Songs By Don Hahn: “Human Again”
    • Introductions To Deleted Song By Alan Menken: “Human Again”
    • Beauty and the Beast Music Video Performed By Celine Dion and Peabo Bryson
  • Family Games & Activities
    • Bonjour, Who Is This? A Disney TelePlay Game powered by BD-Live. Using any phone, guess the identity of the other players before they guess yours. Available in the US and English speaking Canada only. Requires BD-Live enabled Blu-ray player and internet connection.
    • Enchanted Musical Challenge: A DisneyQuest Game
    • Chip’s Musical Challenge
    • Mrs. Pott’s Personality Profile Game

Disc Specifications:

STREET DATE:                 October 4, 2011

Direct prebook:                            August 9, 2011

Distributor prebook:                   August 23, 2011

Viewing Formats: Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD,Digital Copy and 3D Movie Download

Suggested Retail Price: 5-Disc Combo Pack = $49.99 (U.S.) / $56.99 (Canada)

3D Movie Download = $49.99 (U.S.)/$56.99 (Canada)

Feature Run Time: 85 minutes

Rated: G (Bonus Material Not Rated)

Aspect Ratio:                             Blu-ray = 1080p High Definition/1:78:1

DVD = 1.78:1/Enhanced for 16×9 Televisions

Audio:                                Blu-ray = 7.1 DTS-HD MasterAudio, 5.1 DEHT French and Spanish Language Tracks

DVD = 5.1 Disney Enhanced Home Theater Mix (DEHT), 5.1 DEHT Spanish Language Track (US disc), 5.1 DEHT French Language Track (Canadian disc)