New Line Home Entertainment and Warner Home Video are currently preparing a Blu-Ray release of Pleasantville to hit stores in February.
In the black-and-white ’50s sitcom realm of “Pleasantville, ” mom always has a yummy meatloaf in the oven, the home team never loses and romance is a shy peck on the cheek. Until now. Because modern, real-life teens David (Tobey Maguire) and Jennifer (Reese Witherspoon) are mysteriously zapped into that TV world, and with them come ideas and passions that turn the town’s cozy perfection into something more challenging and colorful. From Gary Ross (“Big,” “Seabiscuit”) comes an imaginative fantasy that maintains its humor even as it reveals its own true colors about embracing life in all its messiness and unpredictability. Don’t touch that dial. Stay tuned to life in “Pleasantville.”
The release, featuring a 1080p high definition transfer with DTs 5.1 HD Master Audio, will also include a Commentary Track by Writer/Director Gary Ross, as well as an Isolated Score Track with Commentary by Composer Randy Newman. Further, you will find the Featurette “The Art of Pleasantville” on the release, along with Fiona Apple’s “Across the Universe” Music Video, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. The disc will be rounded out by the movie’s Theatrical Trailer.
“Pleasantville” will put on some color in high definition when it hits stores on February 1 for $19.98.