Event: War of the Worlds DVD

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Steven Spielberg's War of the Worlds is being released today on DVD. It stars Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto and Tim Robbins. It's a modern retelling of H.G. Wells story about an unstoppable alien invasion and follow a divorced father and his kids as they try to survive the onslaught. The VFX were mainly done by ILM under the supervison of Dennis Muren and Pablo Helman with animation supervised by Randy Dutra.

The film is being released as both a 1 disc no-frills release and as a 2 disc limited edition set. Among the extras included are featurettes covering H.G. Wells legacy, Steven Spielberg and Tom Cruise interviews discussing the film, the previsualization work, the production of the film, photo galleries, the score and the design of the aliens and tripods.