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Casino Royale R2 Deluxe Edition in October - Artwork added

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of Casino Royale (3-Disc Deluxe Edition) on 20th October 2008. Daniel Craig’s first outing as 007 returns to DVD as a 3-Disc set with the following content…

Extras include:

  • Director & Producer Commentary
  • Crew Commentary - Audio Commentary with scene-specific comments and observations from many of Casino Royale’s creative team
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Road to Casino Royale - The story of why it took over 50 years for the Bond filmmakers to bring Ian Fleming’s first 007 novel to the big screen, featuring the amazing behind-the-scenes stories of the many attempts to make the film
  • Ian Fleming’s Incredible Creation - A remarkable look at the birth and continued success of James Bond, including never-before-revealed information about Bond’s creator and the origins of 007
  • James Bond in the Bahamas - A fascinating examination of the links between the the cinematic Bond and the Bahamas, with never-before-told behind-the-scenes stories from Casino Royale, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice, For Your Eyes Only and The World Is Not Enough
  • Ian Fleming: The Secret Road to Paradise - A revealing exploration of the world of James Bond’s creator. In this documentary, discover why Ian Fleming was drawn to the Bahamas, and learn the cinematic Casino Royale’s unique link to an important chapter in 007’s secret history
  • Death in Venice - A break down of one of the key scenes in the film
  • The Art of the Freerun - An in-depth look at the freerunning chase and the freerunning technique with the sport’s founder, Sebastien Foucan
  • Catching a Plane: From Storyboard to Screen, featuring outtakes and never-before-seen footage
  • Storyboard Sequence: Freerun Chase - Watch the storyboards presented in animatic form, or view them in comparison to the finished film sequence
  • Filmmaker Profiles - in-depth conversations with key creative forces behind Casino Royale, including never-before-seen behind-the-scenes footage:
    • Martin Campbell, Director
    • Chris Corbould, Special Effects
    • Phil Meheux, Director of Photography
    • Gary Powell, Stunt Coordinator
    • Alexander Witt, Second Unit Director
    • David Arnold, Composer

Plus these extras from the original release:
  • Becoming Bond documentary
  • James Bond: For Real Documentary
  • Bond Girls are Forever (2006)
  • Chris Cornell Music Video

The film is presented in 2.40:1 anamorphic widescreen with English DD5.1 Surround audio and English and Hindi subtitles.

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