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The Wolfman (R2/UK BD) in June

Universal Pictures have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of The Wolfman on 7th June 2010, Anthony Hopkins and Benicio Del Toro star in this film inspired by the 1941 classic.

Priced at £19.99 RRP on DVD and £24.99 RRP on Blu-ray Disc, both feature the extended director's cut of the film with 16-minutes of previously unseen footage. The DVD also includes deleted and extended scenes, while the Blu-ray offers those, the option to watch the original theatrical cut of the movie and much more as detailed below...

Blu-ray Disc

  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • French, Italian, German, Spanish and Japanese 5.1 DTS Surround
  • English Audio Description DD2.0
  • Subtitles: English SDH, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese (Traditional & Simplified), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
  • Theatrical (102mins) & Extended (119mins) versions of the film
  • Deleted and extended scenes
  • BD-Live - Access Universal's online portal and the first ever online streaming of the original 1941 classic THE WOLFMAN
  • Two alternate endings not seen in theatres
  • Return of THE WOLFMAN: This featurette will look at how Anthony Hopkins, Benicio Del Toro, Emily Blunt, Joe Johnston and the creative team behind this new retelling have tapped into the tragic roots of legend and cinematic lore to unleash a new terror for today’s audience
  • The Beast Maker: A detailed look at how make-up wizard Rick Baker transformed a classic monster into a modern nightmare!
  • Transformation Secrets: Whether transforming werewolves, producing hallucinogenic nightmares or recreating the fog-covered streets of Victorian London, this featurette will look at how the visual effects team has created a haunting world of moonlit monsters and unsettling thrills
  • THE WOLFMAN Unleashed: The team behind the stunt and action units share the physical challenges of bringing THE WOLFMAN to life and creating a series of intense and action-oriented set pieces, climaxing with the dynamic werewolf battle at Talbot Hall
  • pocket BLU™ app: Universal’s groundbreaking pocket BLU™ app uses iPhone™, iPod® touch, Blackberry®, Android™, PC and Macintosh to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray™ player and offers advanced features
  • U-Control™: Universal’s exclusive feature that lets the viewer access bonus materials without leaving the movie!
    • Werewolf Legacy, Lore and Legend: This feature gives viewers a visual tour through more than seventy years of Universal’s THE WOLFMAN films and thousands of years of werewolf mythology
    • Take Control: Special Makeup Artist Rick Baker , Visual Effects Producer Karen Murphy-Mundell and Director of Photography Shelly Johnson ASC take control of the viewing experience in this unique feature, offering a personal visual commentary by engaging with select scenes of the film to reveal details of the filmmaking process

Finally there is also a Limited Steelbook Blu-ray edition which carries a slighly higher RRP of £27.99. Artwork follows...

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