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Wanted (R1) in December

Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Wanted on 2nd December 2008. Timur Bekmambetov’s first American feature is this slick action thriller starring James McAvoy and Angelina Jolie.

Wanted is available in single-disc widescreen and full screen editions ($29.98 SRP each), 2-Disc Special Edition ($34.98 SRP) and Collector’s Edition ($64.98 SRP) versions. The 2-Disc SE and CE will include a Digital Copy of the film ‘for a limited time only’.

Single-Disc Editions: Separate Widescreen and Full Screen releases with English, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround audio, English Audio Description 2.0 and English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles. There are no extras.

Two-Disc Special Edition: Widescreen version of the film with a second disc offering over an hour of extra features including:

  • Extended Scene – Be the first to view this killer extended scene from Wanted.
  • Cast and Characters – Go behind the scenes with Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Thomas Kretschmann and Common as they discuss their roles in the film and their experiences on set.
  • Stunts on the L Train – Stunt coordinators Nick Gillard and Mic Rodgers explain how cast members Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy performed the astounding elevated train stunt sequence.
  • Special Effects: The Art of the Impossible – Special effects supervisor Dominic Tuohy explains how his team pulled off the stunning special effects throughout the film and how Angelina Jolie contributed to the action.
  • Groundbreaking Visual Effects: From Imagination to Execution – A look at how the spectacular visual effects in the film were pre-visualized and executed.
  • The Origins of Wanted: Bringing the Graphic Novel to Life – Creator Mark Millar, producer Marc Platt, director Timur Bekmambetov and screenwriters Michael Brandt, Derek Haas and Chris Morgan discuss the original graphic novel and the process of adapting it for the big screen.
  • Through the Eyes of Visionary Director Timur Bekmambetov – A video portrait of director Timur Bekmambetov, featuring interviews with Angelina Jolie, James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Common, producer Marc Platt and the director himself.
  • Wanted: Motion Comics – Watch as the graphic novel comes to life on screen with narration and sound effects.
  • The Making of Wanted: The Game
  • “The Little Things” Music Video Mash-Up (DVD exclusive, not on the Blu-ray)

Collector’s Edition Gift Set: The 2-Disc SE content in collectible packaging pierced with a bullet, creating a shattering effect to the outer case. Also included is a photo book of assassins, collectible postcards and acrylic frame motion 3-D film cell.

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