Amazon.com has begun accepting pre-orders for what it’s referring to as a seven-disc re-release set of the Pirates of the Caribbean trilogy on Disney Blu-ray. Although the trilogy had been released on Blu-ray in the past, it was just six discs and featured no added material over the individual releases. Perhaps most telling of all, however, is the price. Currently selling at $50, the existing trilogy collection’s price will be trumped by the newly announced edition which is listed at $65.49. There is no information listed at this time, however, advertising what one might find on the seventh disc.
The new set is scheduled to be released on March 1, 2011, smack-dab in the middle of this year’s holiday when new blu-ray players are sure to be found under the tree and the May 20, 2011 release of the fourth installment in the series, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.
Note that the image provided is from that of the already released six-disc edition.