‘Star Wars’ Films Will Be Available for DownloadPosted: April 7, 2015
“Star Wars” is finally arriving on the world’s most wretched hive of scum and villainy: the Internet.
All six “Star Wars” movies will be available to download for the first time — legally, anyway — starting Friday, April 10, from major digital retailers like iTunes, Amazon, and Vudu.
“Hard-core fans will likely want to know that the digital versions will be the same ones that the always-tweaking George Lucas released on Blu-ray, not the original theatrical versions.”
Disney and 20th Century Fox, which together control rights to the films, will make them available to purchase for digital devices individually and as a set. Previously, “Star Wars” has been available on DVD and Blu-ray, but not online.
Prices will be set by retailers. The movies will only be available to buy, not to rent via video-on-demand.
To entice fans who likely already own the movies on disc, each digital version will include…(read more)
- You can buy and watch the Star Wars Digital Movie Collection for $100 on April 10 (venturebeat.com)
- ‘Penguins of Madagascar’ Debuts at No. 1 on Home Video Sales Chart (variety.com)
- ‘Star Wars: The Digital Movie Collection’ Coming to iTunes Friday, April 10 [Mac Blog] (macrumors.com)
- You can download Star Wars movies this week: Here’s an exclusive peek (mashable.com)
- X-Men: Days of Future Past Rogue Cut is 17 minutes longer, confirms director (digitalspy.co.uk)
- Entire STAR WARS Saga Coming to Digital HD April 10th with New Extras (collider.com)
- You can finally download Star Wars movies on Friday (fortune.com)
- Media: Alfred Hitchcock Blu-ray collection $99, Despicable Me Combo Pack $10, Boyhood iTunes rental $0.99, more (9to5toys.com)