LOS ANGELES, March 3 (UPI) -- The box-office behemoth Star Wars: The Force Awakens is set for digital release April 1 and will be available on DVD/Blu-ray April 5.
The seventh film in the storied franchise was directed by J.J. Abrams and featured original Star Wars icons Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher, as well as newcomers Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac and Daisy Ridley.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens shattered box-office records upon its debut to become the cinematic event of a generation with over $926 million domestic and $2.05 billion worldwide," noted a press release from The Walt Disney Co., announcing the home-video release dates.
"Discover the complete story behind the making of Star Wars: The Force Awakens with in-depth documentary and bonus material that will take fans on an exciting journey behind the scenes. Secrets will be revealed through extensive footage, never-before-seen deleted scenes, and exclusive interviews with the actors and filmmakers."