‘Asteroid City’ Unveils Exclusive Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD Release
After a two-year hiatus, renowned filmmaker Wes Anderson has made a triumphant return with his latest masterpiece, ‘Asteroid City.’ Dominating the box office and outshining formidable contenders like ‘Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,’ Anderson’s distinctive style and artistic vision continue to captivate his devoted fan base. While plans for streaming and digital releases are still under wraps, it has been announced that cinephiles in the United Kingdom can now pre-order the highly coveted collector’s edition of Anderson’s latest cinematic gem. Available for purchase on Amazon, this exclusive item is an ideal choice for early holiday shoppers, as it is scheduled to be released on both Blu-ray and DVD formats on December 31, 2023.
The ‘Asteroid City’ collector’s edition not only grants you or the avid Anderson enthusiast in your life a tangible copy of the director’s extraordinary comedy-drama but also provides an array of stunning artwork to adorn your surroundings. Enclosed within a slipcase showcasing three of the main characters portrayed by Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, and Jason Schwartzman, this limited edition release includes eight exquisitely designed character cards and five art cards featuring iconic moments from the film. Crafted with the vibrant color palette characteristic of the movie, these cards offer a tangible representation of the filmmaker’s distinctive vision.
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Set in the year 1955, ‘Asteroid City’ transports audiences to an American desert town teeming with people attending the Junior Stargazer/Space Cadet convention. Here, they gather to bask in the beauty of the dark night skies and revel in scientific achievements. However, as peculiar events begin to unfold, both the convention attendees and the townspeople realize that appearances can be deceiving and that the celestial sphere holds more secrets than they ever imagined. Even if you haven’t had the chance to witness the film in theaters, trailers and posters have revealed that ‘Asteroid City’ is perhaps Anderson’s most extravagant cinematic creation to date, encapsulating his entire essence within a compact runtime of one hour and forty minutes.
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Who’s Part of the ‘Asteroid City’ Cast?
‘Asteroid City’ boasts a stellar ensemble cast, with Anderson once again assembling some of the brightest stars in Hollywood for his latest endeavor. While the director maintains his longstanding collaborations by bringing back familiar faces from his previous films, this production also welcomes newcomers to the Anderson universe. In addition to Hanks, Johansson, and Schwartzman, audiences can delight in performances by Maya Hawke, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, Margot Robbie, Jeff Goldblum, Tony Revolori, Bryan Cranston, Adrien Brody, Jeffrey Wright, Liev Schreiber, Rupert Friend, Steve Carell, Hope Davis, Matt Dillon, Hong Chau, and Steve Park.
Watch the captivating trailer for ‘Asteroid City’ below and mark December 31, 2023, on your calendar if you reside in the United Kingdom, as it signifies the day the collector’s edition becomes available to enhance your home theater experience.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about collector’s edition
When will the collector’s edition of “Asteroid City” be released?
The collector’s edition of “Asteroid City” is set to be released on December 31, 2023.
What formats will the collector’s edition be available in?
The collector’s edition of “Asteroid City” will be available in both Blu-ray and DVD formats.
What special features are included in the collector’s edition?
The collector’s edition of “Asteroid City” includes dazzling artwork, a slipcase featuring main characters, eight character cards, and five art cards depicting memorable moments from the film.
Can I pre-order the collector’s edition?
Yes, the collector’s edition of “Asteroid City” is available for pre-order in the UK.
Who are some of the actors in “Asteroid City”?
The star-studded cast of “Asteroid City” includes Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson, Jason Schwartzman, Maya Hawke, Tilda Swinton, Edward Norton, Margot Robbie, Jeff Goldblum, and many more.