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Review: Divergent DVD Special Features!


I was one of the lucky few that received a Divergent DVD early for review.

Let’s start with my favorite thing about the special features Deleted Scenes.

Deleted Scenes:
The deleted scenes were really cool to see. Even though there are not a lot of them, there are enough to make us happy. We get a Tris and Al moment, butter knife scene with Edward and Peter, a Peter and Four scene and the best thing ever a Dauntless cake moment between Tris and her mom which is extremely amazing.

The rest of the special features are pretty amazing. They feature commentary from director Neil Burger, Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick. Bringing Divergent to Life also has some great features, plus the amazing Beating Heart video by Ellie Goulding.

Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick commentary:
It is always a great thing to hear from someone other than the directors or actors as far as commentary goes. That is what we get with these special features. Lucy and Doug talk lots of things from Ansel Elgort to Shailene Woodley. Did you know that Tris was in every single scene. We already know that this cast became a family while filming and try give us a little more insight on that.

Beating Heart Music Video: Ellie Goulding music video for the Divergent movie/soundtrack is also featured on the DVD.

Neil Burger Commentary:
Neil Burger is of course the amazing director that brought Divergent to life. During his commentary Neil talks about everything from the zip-lining to the Ferris wheel scene. You can truly tell that he is connected to this film whole heartedly. The passion is obvious.

Bringing Divergent to Life:
Features A Bold Beginning(the cast talks the books and Veronica Roth talks how she came to write them., Becoming Divergent(boot camp and training) , The Epic Experience(Shailene Woodley introduces us to the first day of shooting on Divergent) and A Fearless Finish(editing Divergent and the making of visual effects.)

Seriously guys the special features are so amazing, regardless if you get the DVD or Blu-ray you are truly in for a treat with the Divergent DVD.  The DVD also comes with a set of Divergent tattoos that features all of the faction symbols and Tris’ bird tattoos.

Be sure to pick up Divergent on DVD/Blu-Ray tomorrow, August 5th.

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Watch: ‘Divergent’ Fans Can Finally See the Knife Attack Scene!

One of the most anticipated scenes from Divergent was when Edward got stabbed in the eye by Peter. It was cut from the movie. Well guess what Initiates? You can finally watch it!

Yahoo Movies has shared the deleted scene with us:

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CLICK HERE TO WATCH EDWARD KNIFE SCENE!

The scene begins with Tris (Shailene Woodley) abruptly awakening in her Dauntless sleeping barracks to the sound of guttural wails. She and Christina (Zoë Kravitz) soon find Ed (Ben Lamb) with a knife protruding from his bloodied left eye. “Pull it out. Get it out!” he shrieks. Panic ensues as the group of recently slumbering young warriors struggle with what to do next. As Tris comforts Ed, who is gasping for air, she looks up to find a suspicious character stepping out from the shadows: Peter (Miles Teller).

Divergent is now available in digital HD, and the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack goes on sale Aug. 5.


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Watch: Shirtless Theo James in ‘DIVERGENT’ Featurette!

Vulture has released an exclusive featurette from the home-video release of Divergent. During the video we learn all about the process of the Divergent tattoos.

Now for all of those Theo James fans brace yourselves because Four is shirtless. 

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Divergent will be released on Digital Downloadon  July 22 and DVD&Bluray August 5.


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Details on ‘DIVERGENT’ DVD/BLU-RAY, Special editions and where to get them!

Trying to figure out where you’ll be getting your Divergent DVD from? Don’t know which DVD comes with what? Now you can make that decision.Below are the different editions of the Divergent DVD and what they will include.
 
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DVD+Digital
-Deleted Scenes
-Ellie Goulding—“Beating Heart” music video 
-Audio commentary with director Neil Burger 
-Audio commentary with producers Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick 
-Temporary tattoo sheet
 
 
 
Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital
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-Deleted Scenes 
-“BRINGING DIVERGENT TO LIFE” (multi-part making-of) 
-“DIVERGENT: FACTION BEFORE BLOOD” 
-Ellie Goulding—“Beating Heart” music video 
-Audio commentary with director Neil Burger 
-Audio commentary with producers Lucy Fisher and Douglas Wick 
-Temporary tattoo sheet
 
 
WALMART EXCLUSIVE
Walmart Exclusive
Blu-ray+DVD+Digital Collector’s Edition with Booklet
-All the features from the national Blu-ray and DVD 
-PLUS 4 additional featurettes
-“Meet Four” 
-“The Look of Divergent” 
-“Behind the scenes of Divergent” 
-“Choice”
-AND Includes a 32-Page booklet 
-Excerpt from the upcoming 7/8 release of Veronica Roth’s FOUR, the fourth book in the Divergent book series 
-Includes photo spreads and more
-Temporary tattoo sheet
 
 
TARGET EXCLUSIVE
Target Exclusive
3-Disc Blu-ray+DVD+Digital Deluxe Edition
DVD and BD Details 
-Limited edition with an extra disc of content -SpecialCollectiblePackaging
 
Special Features 
-All the features from the national Blu-ray and DVD 
-PLUS Disc 3 (DVD) features 45 minutes of exclusive content
-“BEYOND THE INITIATION”—additional cast interviews
-“FACTION FASHIONS”—an inside look at the costumes
-“SETTING THE SCORE”—the film music score
-Includes temporary tattoo sheet
 
BEST BUY EXCLUSIVE
Best Buy Exclusive
 
Steel Case Blu-Ray + DVD + Digital
-All the features from the national Blu-ray and DVD 
-Exclusive Steel Cases 
-Includes temporary tattoo sheet
 
The Divergent DVD hits stores on August 5. 


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WATCH: Behind the scenes clip from ‘DIVERGENT’ + DVD announcement!

Summit Entertainment just released a statement about the Divergent DVD. The movie  is set to be released on August 5th in DVD and Blu-ray.

THRILLING ACTION ADVENTURE ARRIVES ON BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, DVD AND ON DEMAND AUGUST 5

DIGITAL HD AVAILABLE JULY 22

 
SANTA MONICA, CA (May 20, 2014) –  Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), the premier next generation global content leader, will release the electrifying first installment of the blockbuster action adventure franchise Divergent  on Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), Video on Demand and Pay-Per-View on August 5, the Company announced today.   The film will be available on Digital HD two weeks early on July 22.

 
Based on Veronica Roth’s #1 New York Times best-selling book series which has sold nearly 22 million copies worldwide, the film features an all-star cast including Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Academy Award® winner Kate Winslet and Ashley Judd. To date, Divergent has grossed nearly $150 million at the domestic box office and more than $250 million worldwide in its theatrical release on Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label, getting the ‎new franchise off to a fast

  1. The next three installments — Insurgent and Allegiant Parts 1 & 2 — will be released theatrically on March 20, 2015, March 18, 2016 and March 24, 2017, respectively.

 
Packed with bonus material, the Blu-ray Combo Pack includes the documentary “Bringing Divergent to Life,” an in-depth look at the making of the film plus the exclusive featurette “Faction Before Blood,” detailing the film’s future world. The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD both feature deleted scenes and two audio commentaries – one with director Neil Burger and one with producers Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher. The Divergent Blu-ray Combo Pack will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and the DVD for $29.95.

 
Divergentstars Shailene Woodley (upcoming The Fault in Our Stars), Theo James (Underworld: Awakening), Ashley Judd (Double Jeopardy), Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard), Ray Stevenson (Thor), Zoё Kravitz (X-Men: First Class), Miles Teller (The Spectacular Now), Tony Goldwyn (TV’s “Scandal”), Ansel Elgort (upcoming The Fault in Our Stars), Maggie Q (TV’s “Nikita”), Mekhi Phifer (ShowTime’s“House of Lies”) and Academy Award® winner Kate Winslet (Best Actress, The Reader,2008). The film is directed by Neil Burger (The Illusionist, Limitless) from a screenplay by Evan Daugherty (Snow White and the Huntsman) and Vanessa Taylor (HBO’s “Game of Thrones”).

 
Divergent is a thrilling action adventure set in a future world where society has been divided into five distinct factions. But Tris will never fit into any one group—she is Divergent, and what makes her different makes her dangerous. Targeted by a faction leader determined to eliminate all Divergents, Tris turns to the one person she believes she can trust: Four, an instructor for the militant Dauntless faction, and a man full of dark secrets. Together, Tris and Four uncover a mind-bending conspiracy that will put their courage to the ultimate test…and forever link their destinies.

 
BLU-RAY COMBO PACK SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • “Bringing Divergent to Life” Documentary
  • “Faction Before Blood” Featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Audio Commentary with Director Neil Burger
  • Audio Commentary with Producers Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher

*Subject to change

 
DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Audio Commentary with Director Neil Burger
  • Audio Commentary with Producers Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher

*Subject to change

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Street Date:                               August 5, 2014

Price:                                             $39.99 Blu-ray / $29.95 DVD

Title Copyright:                         Divergent © 2014, Artwork & Supplementary Materials ™ & © 2014 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved

Rating:                                          PG-13 for Intense Violence and Action, Thematic Elements and Some Sensuality

Feature Run Time:                   139 Minutes

Type:                                             Theatrical Release

Genre:                                          Action/Adventure

Closed Captioned:                   NA

Subtitles:                                     English SDH and Spanish

Blu-ray Format:                         1080P High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

DVD Format:                              16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

Blu-ray Audio Status:              English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Optimized for Late-Night Listening and English Descriptive Audio

DVD Audio Status:                   English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio

*** For artwork, please visit www.lionsgatepublicity.com ***

 

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ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate is a leading global entertainment company with a strong and diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms and international distribution and sales. Lionsgate currently has 34 television shows on 22 networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses, including such critically-acclaimed hits as the multiple Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Nurse Jackie, the comedy Anger Management, the network series Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show and the critically-acclaimed series Orange is the New Black.

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‘DIVERGENT’ DVD & Blu-ray already available for pre-order!

Divergent just hit theaters last night, but it is already available for pre-order in regular format and Bluray. Thanks to RedCarpetEnding.com for pointing this out.

Pre-order the DVD, Blu-ray, or HD format of the Divergent DVD over at Amazon.

Will you be pre-ordeing your Divergent DVD asap?