Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (R1) in November - Updated Specs
Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for 8th November 2005. Long isolated from his own family, Willy Wonka launches a worldwide contest to select an heir to his candy empire. Five lucky children from around the world, including Charlie Bucket, draw Golden Tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy making facility that no outsider has seen in 15 years.
Johnny Depp headlines director Tim Burton's 2005 re-imagining of the classic Roald Dahl novel.
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will be available in a 2-Disc Deluxe Edition at $30.97 SRP in widescreen format. A Single Disc Edition (including two special features) will be available for $28.98 SRP in both full frame and widescreen formats. Language options on all editions include English, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround EX and subtitles.
The 2-disc Deluxe Edition Charlie and the Chocolate Factory DVD will include a pack of FIVE Limited Edition Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Trading Cards plus the following special features:
- Making-of Featurettes:
- Chocolate Dreams: Learn about Tim Burton's vision for the film and how he adapted the story.
- Different Faces, Different Flavors: Meet the actors and learn about the characters they play.
- Designer Chocolate: Learn about the film's production design.
- Under the Wrapper: Go behind the scenes to see how the film's special effects were created.
- Sweet Sounds: Watch the creation of the 4 Oompa-Loompa songs by composer Danny Elfman.
- Attack of the Squirrels: See how real squirrels were trained to perform in the film.
- Fantastic Mr. Dahl: Learn about author Roald Dahl’s life story and extraordinary body of work.
- Becoming Oompa-Loompa: See how one actor, Deep Roy, was turned into a multi talented army of Oompas.
- DVD Menu Challenges:
- Oompa-Loompa Dance
- The Inventing Machine
- The Bad Nut
- Search For the Golden Ticket
- DVD-ROM (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory PC game demo and web links)
The single disc contains the following special features:
- Becoming Oompa-Loompa - see how one man became hundreds of Oompa-Loompas.
- Menu Challenge – Oompa-Loompa Dance.