Hannibal Rising (R1) in May
Genius Products LLC. and The Weinstein Company have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Hannibal Rising on 29th May 2007. This prequel to The Silence of the Lambs delves into the troubled past that shaped the malevolent Hannibal Lecter. The film marks the first script written by Thomas Harris, the author behind the best-selling book franchise and stars French actor Gaspard Ulliel as young Hannibal.
Available in its Rated theatrical version (117mins, Full Screen) as well as an Unrated version (130mins, Widescreen) with English 5.1 audio and English and Spanish subtitles, extras include five deleted scenes, commentary with director Peter Webber and producer Martha DeLaurentiis and the featurettes, Hannibal Lecter: The Origin of Evil and Allan Starski: Designing Horror and Elegance. Retail on both versions is $29.95 SRP.