The Martian Blu-Ray/DVD Special Features Revealed

You can finally “Bring Him Home." Buckle up and brace for the thrilling journey that is Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s The Martian, arriving on Digital HD December 22 and 3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray & DVD January 12, 2016.

From legendary director Ridley Scott (Alien, Prometheus), The Martian is a gripping tale of human strength and the will to survive. During a mission to Mars, American astronaut Mark Watney (played by Academy Award winner Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind. But Watney is still alive. Against all odds, he must find a way to contact Earth in the hope that scientists can devise a rescue plan to bring him home. Based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir, The Martian provides a realistic glimpse into life in outer-space that will have you on the edge of seat.

The 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital HD release will have more than 90 minutes of special features including an exclusive newly produced in-world retrospective starring Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sean Bean covering the “true” story behind the daring rescue seven years after the events of the film occurred. The Martian also includes two making of documentaries, a gag reel and more. Now you can become part of the universal phenomenon that has taken the galaxy by storm in the comfort of your own home.

Special special and bonus features included with The Martian's DVD and blu-ray release:

  • Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction
  • Occupy Mars: Casting and Costumes
  • 5 Theatrical In-World Pieces
  • Ares III: Refocused
  • Gag Reel
  • Production Gallery

With all of the features you'll be able to learn, first hand, how the producers brought the acclaimed novel from Andy Weir, director Ridley Scott, and the impressive cast of The Martian together and go into further details of Mark Watney's survival and daring rescue.

The Martian sat atop the box office for three weekends of its first four, hauling in $218 million domestically and over $326 million overseas in its run to date, making it Ridley Scott's highest grossing film at over $545 million worldwide.

We have our review of The Martian right here.