The record-smashing comedy Austin Powers 2: The Spy Who Shagged Me from New Line Cinema hits home video on November 16 as New Line Home Video just unveiled in a hot new press release. A $205 million blockbuster, the film stars Mike Myers and Heather Graham, Rob Lowe and Robert Wagner and many more, and will now find its way to DVD as a Platinum Series release for $24.98
The DVD is loaded with special features including nearly twenty minutes of deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes featurette and multiple music videos from Madonna, Lenny Kravitz and Mel B. An audio commentary track with Mike Myers will also be part of the disc, as well as Comedy Central’s spy-o-graphy, a spoof of A&E’s popular “Biography” series. You will also find “The Dr. Evil Story” on the DVD as well as an original menu concept in which Mike Myers interacts with the user.
Of course the release also contains a number of DVD-ROM bonus materials, including Austin Powers and Dr. Evil Web Browsers and a playable demo of “Austin Powers Operation”, a trivia game by Berkeley Systems.
This highly anticipated release will feature a 16×9 enhanced transfer in its original widescreen aspect ratio and a 5.1 channel Dolby Digital soundtrack. The home video release of “Austin Powers 2” will be complemented by powerful marketing and promotion campaign, teaming up New Line with partners such as JVC, First USA Visa, General Mills and many more. The DVD will also contain a coupon booklet loaded with more than $300 worth of savings and discounts, so don’t miss it.