Star Wars: The Force Awakens will launch as a digital download in the UK on April 11, followed by Blu-ray and DVD on April 18, Disney has announced.

A trailer for the release also confirms there will be new bonus content, deleted scenes and more.

The disc release will include the following bonus content:

  • Secrets of The Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey - For the first time, discover the complete story behind the making of The Force Awakens, revealed through in-depth footage and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers in this feature documentary
  • The Story Awakens: The Table Read - Cast members familiar and new reflect on the memorable day they all first came together to read the movie's script
  • Building BB-8 - See how the filmmakers brought the newest droid to the screen, creating an instant fan favorite in the Star Wars
  • Crafting Creatures - Watch movie magic as the filmmakers bring a cast of new creatures to life
  • Blueprint of a Battle: The Snow Fight - Go deeper into the epic, climactic lightsaber battle between Rey and Kylo Ren
  • John Williams: The Seventh Symphony - The legendary composer shares personal insights of his work on Star Wars and The Force Awakens
  • ILM: The Visual Magic of The Force - An insider's look into the remarkable digital artistry of the movie's visual effects.
  • Force For Change - Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. See how the Star Wars: Force for Change initiative has united Star Wars fans all over the globe to help others
  • Plus Deleted Scenes

You'll have to wait until later in the year for the 3D version.

Original report:Star Wars: The Force Awakens will launch as a digital home entertainment download on April 1 in the US, followed by a DVD and Blu-ray on April 5, Disney has announced.

We'll update with full details when available.

Source: Variety