'New Moon' Pre-sales To Begin January 26, 2010

Summit Entertainment has announced that The Twilight Saga: New Moon will hit DVD and Blu-ray on Saturday, March 20:

One of the most talked about films of 2009, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, will be released on a Two-Disc Special Edition DVD and Special Edition Blu-ray on March 20, 2010 – a Saturday street date that will allow for fans across the nation to celebrate at retailer’s midnight release parties before taking home the film at 12:01 a.m.

Already a worldwide literary phenomenon, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, a post modern Romeo and Juliet story filled with action, suspense and the supernatural, took in an estimated $300 million domestic at the theatrical box office and had the third largest opening weekend box office in movie history at $142 million.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon Two-Disc Special Edition DVD has a suggested retail price of $32.99, while the Special Edition Blu-ray is set at $34.99. Both are packed with bonus features that are sure to please even the most-hard core fans, including a revealing Audio Commentary with Director Chris Weitz and editor Peter Lambert; a riveting 6-part documentary that takes you behind the scenes; exclusive band rehearsal footage with Muse; and music videos from Death Cab for Cutie, Anya Marina and Mute Math.

The Twilight Saga: New Moon stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor Lautner, Dakota Fanning, Michael Sheen and Anna Kendrick. Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone and Kellan Lutz return to their roles in the Cullen family.

More details, after the jump!

SYNOPSIS

In the second chapter of Stephenie Meyer’s best-selling Twilight series, the romance between mortal Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) and vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) grows more intense as ancient secrets threaten to destroy them. When Edward leaves in order to keep Bella safe, she tests fate in increasingly reckless ways in order to glimpse her love once more. But when she’s saved from the brink by her friend, Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner), Bella will uncover mysteries of the supernatural world that will put her in more peril than ever before.

SPECIAL FEATURES

- Audio Commentary by director Chris Weitz and editor Peter Lambert
– Six-Part Documentary takes you behind the scenes of the film
– Rehearsal Footage with Muse, who is featured on the hit soundtrack
– Three Music Videos from Death Cab for Cutie, Anya Marina and Mute Math
– And more!

Pre-sell Date: January 26, 2010

Feature Run Time: 130 minutes

MPAA Rating (USA): PG-13

Genre: Vampire/Romance

DVD SRP: $32.99

Blu-Ray SRP: $34.99

Release date for both is March 20, 2010

Details via Comingsoon.net

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