We now live in a time where there are so many different superhero movies released each year, that it’s completely warranted to make a list of the best and worst from the 12-month period. Yes, it’s a good time to be a nerd. Towards the top of many people’s 2011 list will be Joe Johnston’s Captain America: The First Avenger, and we now know what the expect from the flick’s Blu-ray release. Along with an audio commentary from Johnston, we’ll be getting a number of featurettes that document everything from the technology behind Red Skull to Steve Rogers’ transformation from weakling to giant, 7 deleted scenes, and a trailer for The Avengers animated series. Hit the jump for the details, including a look at both Blu-ray covers.
- 00:03:44:01 MARVEL ONE-SHOT: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THOR’S HAMMER
- 00:01:08:17 THE AVENGERS – EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES!
- 00:03:40:16 (CAPTAIN AMERICA’S ORIGIN)
- 00:10:20:20 (OUTFITTING A HERO)
- 00:05:47:02 (HOWLING COMMANDOS)
- 00:11:41:07 (HEIGHTENED TECHNOLOGY)
- 00:09:53:15 (BEHIND THE SKULL)
- 00:08:23:13 (THE TRANSFORMATION)
- 00:02:13:15 CAPTAIN AMERICA – SUPER SOLDIER
- 00:01:37:13 THE AVENGERS
- 00:00:38:06 (DELETED SCENES: NORWAY TANK ATTACK)
- 00:01:29:22 (DELETED SCENES: BUCKY’S BATTLE)
- 00:00:57:23 (DELETED SCENES: YOU DESERVE A MEDAL)
- 00:02:02:22 (DELETED SCENES: THERE’S A PLACE FOR YOU HERE)
- 00:00:39:08 (DELETED SCENES: NORWAY TANK ATTACK W/COMMENTARY) 00:01:29:24 (DELETED SCENES: BUCKY’S BATTLE W/COMMENTARY)
- 00:00:57:23 (DELETED SCENES: YOU DESERVE A MEDAL W/COMMENTARY) 00:02:18:05 CAPTAIN AMERICA – THE FIRST AVENGER (THEATRICAL TRAILER #1) 00:02:17:19 CAPTAIN AMERICA – THE FIRST AVENGER (THEATRICAL TRAILER #2)
Paramount also released the following less detailed description of the special features:
Audio Commentary with director Joe Johnston, cinematographer Shelly Johnson and editor Jeffrey Ford “Outfitting a Hero”, “The Assembly Begins”, “Howling Commandos”, “Heightened Technology”, “The Transformation”, “Behind the Skull”, “Captain America’s Origins”, Deleted Scenes, Marvel One Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thor’s Hammer, and The Avengers animated series trailer.
Here’s the other Blu-ray cover: