Universal announces Spielberg Blu-ray boxset

Universal Pictures International Entertainment has revealed that it will be releasing a new eight-film Steven Spielberg Blu-ray boxset in the UK on October 13.

In addition to the previously released Jaws, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, Jurassic Park and The Lost World: Jurassic Park, the Steven Spielberg Director's Collection also includes four films that have never been available on Blu-ray before. Making their debut in the set are Duel, The Sugarland Express, 1941 (Theatrical and Extended versions) and Always, with Universal claiming that Duel and The Sugarland Express have both been digitally remastered from their original film elements.

The boxset also includes an exclusive 34-page book about Spielberg's career, featuring rare photos, archival materials and more.