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‘Baby Driver’ Speeds To Home Video October 10th

Edgar Wright fans, rejoice. Not only did Sony formally announce his latest – and greatest – for home video release this morning, but dished on a plethora of special features that will keep you occupied for an entire day.

Baby Driver will officially release on DVD, Blu-ray, and 4K on Tuesday, October 10th at your favorite retailer nearest you. Retailer-specific versions have not been announced as of yet, but I would expect a steel-book version to be released at Best Buy and some sort of exclusive bonus at Target. Regardless, the Blu-ray special features are about as expansive and rich in content as you’d expect for any Edgar Wright film. (The jam-packed Hot Fuzz Blu-ray comes to mind, with hours of content busting from the seams that seemed unending.) The real treat here is the music video Wright directed back in 2002 for Mint Royale, the video of which the first chase featured in Baby Driver is based upon. And, of course, any behind-the-scenes video with Edgar Wright offering insightful commentary is worth watching as well. If you pick up the 4K or Blu-ray, the special features will include:

  • Extended/Deleted Scenes – 20 minutes of extended scenes and a few moments that were dropped from the final cut.
  • Mozart In A Go-Kart: Ansel Drives – Ride shotgun with star Ansel Elgort as he works with the talented stunt drivers to become the ultimate getaway driver.
  • I Need A Killer Track: The Music – Explore how the film’s phenomenal soundtrack dictated both the writing process and all aspects of production on Baby Driver.
  • That’s My Baby: Edgar Wright – Follow Edgar Wright’s vision of Baby Driver from its inception two decades ago, to its ultimate realization on the big screen.
  • Meet Your New Crew: Doc’s Gang – Led by powerhouse Kevin Spacey, the cast assembled to form Doc’s gang is perfectly constructed with stars like Jamie Foxx and Jon Hamm as well as up and coming talent like Eiza González and Jon Bernthal. Go behind the scenes to see this talented group at work as they bring these characters to life.
  • Find Something Funky On There: The Choreography – With every frame of Baby Driver set to a specific beat it took precise choreography by the cast, crew and editors to create a cinematic dance like nothing that’s been done before.  Hear from the choreographer and filmmakers on this groundbreaking process.
  • Devil Behind The Wheel: The Car Chases – From closing down Atlanta’s interstates to creating eyepopping maneuvers for a variety of vehicles, witness the amazing craftsmanship and sheer determination that made the film’s incredible car chases possible.
  • Animatics – Check out over 35 minutes of the numerous pre-vis animatics developed by Edgar Wright as part of his meticulous preparation.
  • Ansel Elgort Audition – See firsthand the audition that proved without a doubt that Ansel Elgort was the perfect choice for Baby.
  • Annotated Coffee Run Rehearsal – Day one of production involved one of the film’s most elaborately choreographed sequences where every movement is carefully crafted.  Check out the preliminary rehearsal and see the behind the scenes movement in concert with Ansel Elgort’s on camera choreography.
  • Hair, Make Up & Costume Tests – In this stylized montage, witness the transformation of the actors through costume, hair and make-up tests.
  • Mint Royale – “Blue Song” Music Video – This music video directed by Edgar years ago for the band Mint Royale showcases some early inspiration for Baby Driver.
  • Complete Storyboard Gallery – See the elaborate storyboards developed for the film in this gallery featuring storyboards for the entire film.
  • Director Commentary
  • Filmmaker Commentary (Edgar Wright and Director of Photography Bill Pope)

For those of you who still prefer standard DVD to Blu-ray, you won’t be left with a bare-bones release to stew over on your shelf. The DVD special features will include:

  • I Need A Killer Track: The Music
  • That’s My Baby: Edgar Wright
  • Meet Your New Crew: Doc’s Gang
  • Devil Behind The Wheel: The Car Chases
  • Mint Royale – “Blue Song” Music Video
  • Director Commentary
  • Filmmaker Commentary (Edgar Wright and Director of Photography Bill Pope)
I didn’t think so.

Baby Driver was just released into theaters worldwide on June 28th but has proven to be a runaway success for manic director Edgar Wright, best known for his Cornetto Trilogy starring Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. (Oh, and Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World. One can never disregard how genius Wright’s adaptation proves to be with each repeat viewing.) Baby Driver has grossed $103.3 million domestic, the highest of Wright’s directorial career, whilst reeling in another $90.9 million internationally. I’ve gone into length about how Wright’s latest is easily the best movie of 2017 to this point and, if anyone missed this in theaters, will delight audiences further in the comfort of their own homes. You can reserve your own copy now online via your favorite retailer or head to stores in six weeks on October 10th to snag your own copy. Stay tuned to Fan Fest News for further updates on exclusive retailer bonuses as news develops.

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Jerrold spent his childhood in southeastern Pennsylvania ingesting far too many TV shows and movies, thus creating a stark-raving mad geek. He’s a movie aficionado, binge-watches Netflix, and is a total TV junkie. His addiction has led to an unhealthy and rabid obsession of various geek pantheons – Star Trek, Star Wars, both DC *AND* Marvel,
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