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Troy (R1) in January - New Artwork!

Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Troy for 4th January 2005 priced at $29.95 SRP. Brad Pitt picks up a sword and brings a muscular, brooding presence to the role of Greek warrior Achilles in this spectacular retelling of The Iliad. Orlando Bloom and Diane Kruger play the legendary lovers who plunge the world into war, Eric Bana portrays the prince who dares to confront Achilles, and Peter O'Toole rules Troy as King Priam. Director Wolfgang Petersen recreates a long-ago world of bireme warships, clashing armies, the massive fortress city and the towering Trojan Horse.

Features on this two-disc set include:

  • 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English and French DD5.1 Surround
  • English, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Easter Eggs
  • 3 Featurettes:
    • In The Thick of the Battle: Discover how Troy's epic battle sequences were created--from thousands of warrior-extras training in the scorching heat of Mexico to fierce, one on one duels to the death.
    • From Ruins to Reality: Explore how the ruins of ancient Troy were unearthed, and how Troy's production design magicians created their own version of this breathtaking, legendary city.
    • Troy: An Effects Odyssey: The secrets of Troy's stunning visual effects are revealed
  • Gallery of the Gods: Take a computer generated, 3-D tour of Mount Olympus and meet the fabled Gods of Ancient Greece
  • Theatrical Trailer
A separate Full-Screen edition with the same features will also be available, as will a double-pack with the documentary feature Beyond the Movie: Troy retailing at $44.95 SRP.

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