The Warner Bros. Home Entertainment animated feature Wonder Woman is getting a rerelease just ahead of the Wonder Woman live action movie.

Wonder WomanOn the mystical island of Themyscira, a proud and fierce warrior race of Amazons have raised a princess of untold beauty, grace and strength – Diana. When U.S. fighter pilot Steve Trevor crash-lands on the island, the rebellious and headstrong Diana defies Amazonian law by accompanying Trevor back to civilization. Meanwhile, Ares (the God of War) has escaped his imprisonment at the hands of the Amazonians and has decided to exact his revenge by starting a World War that will last for centuries and wipe out every living being on the planet, starting with the Amazons. It is up to Diana to save her people and the world – by using her gifts and becoming the ultimate Wonder Woman!

Led by Golden Globe award winner Keri Russell (The Americans, Waitress, Felicity) as Diana/Wonder Woman, the all-star cast includes four-time People’s Choice Awards winner Nathan Fillion (Castle, Firefly) as Steve Trevor, three-time Tony Award nominee Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, Chocolat) as Ares, Rosario Dawson (Daredevil, Sin City) as Artemis, Academy Award® nominee Virginia Madsen (Sideways, Candyman) as Hippolyta, David McCallum (NCIS, The Man From U.N.C.L.E.) as Zeus, Emmy® Award winner Marg Helgenberger (CSI, China Beach) as Hera, Oliver Platt (X-Men: First Class, Chicago Med) as Hades, and Vicki Lewis (NewsRadio, Godzilla) as Persephone.

The Wonder Woman Commemorative Edition arrives on Blu-ray on May 16, 2017 while the Digital HD release arrives on May 2nd.

ENHANCED CONTENT

  • Featurette – What Makes A Wonder Woman: For 75 years, Wonder Woman has resonated with audiences because of her loving nature and quest for truth. Hear some of her biggest fans and fellow creators discuss how her qualities have crafted her into the icon we know today.
  • Sneak Peek – Batman and Harley Quinn: Sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie, Batman and Harley Quinn, featuring the talented filmmakers and voice cast.
  • Creative Team Commentary: Scene and film analysis by producers Bruce Timm & Gregory Noveck, director Lauren Montgomery and screenwriter Michael Jelenic.
  • Featurette – Wonder Woman: A Subversive Dream – A definitive look at a psychologist’s dream, and the rich history of one of the pillars of DC Comics.
  • Featurette – Wonder Woman: Daughter of Myth – This revealing documentary explores the archetype and tradition of the female DC Comics Super Hero.

Since there is little added to the actual film itself, I’m curious how many of you will buy this movie.  I can see this more of a re-release than a special edition like those found in Director’s Cut editions or Unrated versions of movies.

What are your thoughts on this announcement from Warner Bros.? Use the comment section below to share your opinion!

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2 Comments

  1. March 29, 2017 at 6:53 pm — Reply

    I’d buy it on sale . . . “Wonder Woman” was one of my favorite DC Animated movies. That said, the special features look . . . okay. I’m a little disappointed because Gail Simone has a story credit on the film, yet she’s isn’t listed in the creative team commentary.

  2. March 29, 2017 at 9:57 pm — Reply

    I MAY get it as I no longer have a copy of the movie (among a few DVDs that were stolen a while ago), but I don’t know if it will be right away.

    But I’m sure the re-release will draw in a few people who either passed it by or didn’t know it existed the first time around. I’m often a bit surprised how many fans of characters don’t realize there are these DC animated movies (have a gaming friend who only just found out about several of them in the past two months).

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