As buzz gathers around the upcoming “Star Wars” release, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment prepares George Lucas“ other opus for DVD, and has released more specifications for the upcoming special edition of Willow.
In a mythical kingdom, the evil sorceress Queen Bavmorda (Jean Marsh) plots to kill all infants so that the newborn princess, Elora, will never take over the throne. But a midwife sets the baby adrift in a river, and she is rescued by Willow, a farmer in Nelwyn, a peaceful village of trolls, fairies, and little folk. Willow and Madmartigan begin a quest to deliver the baby from evil while being chased by Queen Bavmorda’s daughter, Sorsha (Joanne Whalley), sent to bring the baby back to Nockmaar.
The upcoming disc has been THX digitally re-mastered and is presented in new Dolby Digital 5.1 mix and in anamorphic widescreen. Features on the disc include a new audio commentary with director Ron Howard and star Warwick Davis, a documentary entitled “Making Of An Adventure”’, an effects featurette, original theatrical trailers, TV spots and a still photo gallery.
”Willow” is coming on November 11th and carries a retail price of $26.95.