A little while ago we have brought you the full details of the upcoming release of the Planet Of The Apes series on DVD through 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Scheduled for release as a 6-disc box set on August 15, the set will contain THX certified widescreen versions of all five movies, plus an additional sixth disc, filled with the critically acclaimed documentary, Behind The Planets Of The Apes hosted by Roddy McDowall, featuring cast and crew interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, rarely seen screen tests, rare stills, concept art and storyboards from all five of the movies.
The films included in the box set are the 1968 original Planet Of The Apes, the 1970 sequel Beneath The Planet Of The Apes, the 1971 film Escape From The Planet Of The Apes, the 1972 sequel Conquest Of The Planet Of The Apes and the 1973 grand finale, Battle For The Planet Of The Apes. Each of the DVDs includes the movie’s original theatrical trailer, cast and crew biographies, photo galleries for each movie and web links. “Battle For The Planet Of The Apes” will also contain a trailer for Fox Interactive’s new “Planet Of The Apes” computer game, as well as the entire Apes website as DVD-ROM features.
Called Planet Of The Apes: The Evolution this 6-disc box set will be limited to 150.000 copies. Today, we are proud to bring you the packaging artwork for this exciting release, as you can see on the side. Very stylish, isn’t it?