Warner Brothers has announced a 25th Anniversary Edition of Steven Spielberg‘s film Empire of the Sun, for Blu-Ray in June. The film stars Christian Bale.
Empire of the Sun was nominated for 6 Academy Awards when it was released in 1987. In addition to Christian Bale, the film stars John Malkovich and an early performance from Ben Stiller. Surprisingly, I’ve never actually seen the film. It was one of those Spielberg films that mostly went unnoticed on my list. I’ve been meaning to get around to it, but I’ve been patiently awaiting the Blu-Ray announcement.
The special edition Blu-Ray will be packaged in a collectible 36 page digibook, with rare images, cast bios and much more. The following special features have been confirmed:
- The China Odyssey: Empire of the Sun behind-the-scenes documentary
- Warner at War documentary about Warner Bros’ WWII propaganda department (on separate DVD)
Empire of the Sun will be hitting shelves on June 19th, 2012.