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King Kong Deluxe Extended Edition (R1) - Giftset Art Added

Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of King Kong: Deluxe Extended Edition for 14th November 2006. This definitive three-disc version of Jackson's groundbreaking action-adventure film includes over 13 additional minutes of King Kong's astounding visual effects and exhilarating action. King Kong: Deluxe Extended Edition features all new bonus content including nearly 40 minutes of deleted scenes, special introductions by the director, fascinating mini-featurettes, concept art galleries, outtakes and gag reels, trailers, commentary by Peter Jackson for the first time, and much much more. For the first time anywhere, audiences can view both the extended version of the film and the extensive all-new bonus features documenting the imagination and passion behind its making in one must-own set. The King Kong: Deluxe Extended Edition is priced at $34.98 SRP.

In addition, the multi-disc DVD is also available in an extraordinary King Kong: Deluxe Extended Limited Edition DVD gift set that includes specially designed collectable packaging. A beautifully crafted King Kong figurine, created exclusively for the package by the Oscar®-winning artists at Weta Workshop and Weta Digital, the company responsible for the film's creature design, special makeups, miniatures and dazzling visual effects, accompanies the gift set. It's the ultimate set for the ultimate "King Kong" fan. The gift set is priced at $79.98 SRP.

From Script To Screen At Peter Jackson's Side

The breathtaking new King Kong: Deluxe Extended Edition provides fans with fascinating insights into director Jackson's unique creative process. Special bonus features have been drawn from more than 3,000 hours of all-new behind-the-scenes footage recorded during the filmmaking process. This unparalleled access to the production experience gives viewers a unique and unprecedented way of viewing a classic film. Among the highlights on the three-disc set include:

Technical Specs:

  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • English SDH, French & Spanish subtitles

Disc 1: Main Feature Part 1
  • 16 Deleted Scenes
  • Feature Commentary with Director/Writer/Producer Peter Jackson And Co-Writer/Producer Philippa Boyens

Disc 2: Main Feature Part 2
  • The Eighth Blunder of the World
  • "The Present"
  • A Night In Vaudeville
  • King Kong Homage
  • Weta Collectables
  • Trailers
  • Feature Commentary with Director/Writer/Producer Peter Jackson And Co-Writer/Producer Philippa Boyens

Disc 3: Extra Features
  • The "King Kong" Archives
  • Introduction by Peter Jackson
  • The Origins of "King Kong"
  • Pre-Production Part 1: The Return of Kong
  • Pre-Production Part 2: Countdown To Filming
  • The Venture Journey
  • Return To Skull Island
  • New York, New Zealand
  • Bringing Kong To Life Part 1: Design And Research
  • Bringing Kong To Life Part 2: Performance And Animation
  • The 1996 "King Kong" Video Gallery
  • The Venture Video Gallery
  • Skull Island Video Gallery
  • New York Video Gallery
  • Kong Video Gallery
  • Arrival At Skull Island Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Bronto Stampede Pre-Viz Animatic
  • T-Rex Fight Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Kong's Capture Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Empire State Building Battle Pre-Viz Animatic
  • Ann Disarms Kong Motion-Capture/Animation Comparison
  • Kong's Capture Motion-Capture/Animation Comparison
  • Kong In New York Motion-Capture/Animation Comparison
  • DVD Credits
  • DVD-ROM: 1996 And 2005 Scripts
  • And Much More

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