'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Home Video Release Date Announced | NBC 7 San Diego

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Home Video Release Date Announced

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    In just a few weeks, you won't have to travel to a galaxy — or a theater — far, far away to see "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

    The blockbuster is set to be released on home video next month. It will be available for purchase On Demand beginning April 1 and on Blu-ray and DVD on April 5.

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    Walt Disney Co. Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced the plans at the annual shareholders meeting Thursday.

    Special features on the home video release include behind-the-scenes looks at how director J.J. Abrams and his team created the film, BB-8 and other creatures, plus cast memories from the first table read.

    "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opened in December and has brought in an estimated $2.05 billion to date.