Ed Wood (R1) in October
Buena Vista Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Ed Wood for 19th October 2004 with a retail price of $29.99. Following the cancellation earlier this year Ed Wood is once again given an R1 release date, will it finally be released this time?
From director Tim Burton comes the hilarious, true-life story of the wackiest filmmaker in Hollywood history, Ed Wood, portrayed here by Johnny Depp. Presented in Anamorphic Widescreen with English DD5.1 Surround you will find the following bonus features on the disc...
- Deleted Scenes
“Dinner At The Johnsons”
“Que Sera Sera” – includes Bill Murray singing this classic song with a mariachi band in a meat locker!
- “Let’s Shoot This F#%@r!”
Johnny Depp introduces this fascinating program. You are there, on the set at director Tim Burton’s shoulder, as the filmmakers shoot scenes from the film. See the actors between takes, see the film crew set up and shoot, see a major film star in drag! You can’t get closer to the actual filming of ED WOOD than this!
- Audio Commentary
Watch the film as you hear recollections from director Tim Burton, actor Martin Landau, co-writers Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski, costume designer Colleen Atwood, and cinematographer Stefan Czapsky.
- Music Video
Original music video co-directed by Tim Burton and choreographer Toni Basil, with music by composer Howard Shore.
- “Making Bela”
In ED WOOD, Martin Landau not only looked like Bela Lugosi, he virtually became the famous actor -- a role for which he won an Academy Award®. Now Martin Landau and Oscar®-winning Hollywood make-up master Rick Baker share their thoughts on how they fleshed out the character of Bela Lugosi. (Baker shared an Academy Award® on ED WOOD with Ve Neill and Yolanda Toussieng.)
- “Pie Plates Over Hollywood”
Production designer Tom Duffield shares his insights on realizing the offbeat and stunning visual world of ED WOOD. See how the filmmakers designed the film, learned to shoot in black & white, and planned their sets right down to the
linoleum tiles on the floor of Ed’s apartment.
- The Theremin
Join composer Howard Shore and discover how this odd instrument was used to create the film's distinctive score. Mr. Shore also discusses the many musical influences that went into the score. See an actual theremin in action, played by
- "When Carol Met Larry"
Ed Wood wasn't the world's first cross-dresser, and he certainly won’t be the last. In this featurette, meet some real-life cross-dressers, and hear their take on the filmmaker.
- Original Theatrical Trailer
Here is the front cover and disc artwork...