Warner Home Video today announced that Speed Racer will cruise onto Blu-ray Disc on September 16. In addition to the “normal” Blu-ray features (1080p, HD audio etc.), the DVD game Speed Racer Crucible Challenge will be included on the disc as a BD-exclusive feature.
All told, Speed Racer on Blu-ray will contain the following special features:
- Speed Racer Crucible Challenge: A BD-exclusive game that puts fans behind the wheel
- Digital copy
- Spritle in the Big Leagues: Tour the Movie Set with Paulie Litt
- Speed Racer: Supercharged: Meet the drivers of the WRL and explore the film’s cars and racetracks
- Speed Racer: Car-Fu Cinema: A behind-the-scenes look at the revolutionary moviemaking process
You likely know the Speed Racer story, but just in case, here’s the recap: Speed Racer (Emile Hirsch) is a natural behind the wheel of his thunderous Mach 5. With support from Pops and Mom Racer (John Goodman and Susan Sarandon), girlfriend Trixie (Christina Ricci), younger brother Spritle (Paulie Litt) and the mysterious Racer X (Matthew Fox), Speed takes on fierce competitors to save his family’s business and protect the sport he loves.
Click here to pre-order Speed Racer on Blu-ray.