Fox today announced that The Simpsons Movie will ship on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on December 3 internationally and on December 18 in North America.
The Simpsons Movie BD release will be authored in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG 4 compression) on a dual-layer 50 GB disc with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital sound. The disc will feature all of the following special features in high-definition:
- Commentary by, James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Mike Scully, David Silverman, Dan Castellaneta, and joined by Yeardley Smith
- Directors Commentary by David Silverman, Mike B. Anderson, Steven Dean Moore and Rich Moore
- Deleted scenes: Russ Cargill – “Levels,” Springfield News, DMV, Sausage Truck, Emperor Moe, and an Alternate Ending
- Homer’s Monologue On The Tonight Show
- The Simpsons Judge American Idol
- Homer Introduces American Idol
- Let’s All Go To The Lobby
- Alternate Character Designs by the Directors and Matt Groening
The Simpsons Movie DVD is presented in North America in widescreen format, featuring English Dolby Surround 5.1 sound, Spanish and French Dolby Surround and English and Spanish subtitles. It will also include all the special features listed above.