Posted Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 10:00 AM PST by Tom Landy
The 1988 fantastical adventure makes its high-definition debut this March!
In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox has slated 'Willow: 25th Anniversary Edition' for Blu-ray on March 12.
Written and produced by George Lucas and directed by Ron Howard, the film tells a timeless fantasy tale in which heroes come in all sizes...and adventure is the greatest magic of all. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the unforgettable classic has been fully digitally restored in a 25th Anniversary Edition.
When young Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis; 'Harry Potter' franchise) finds an abandoned baby girl, he learns she is destined to end the reign of the wicked Queen Bavmorda (Jean Marsh; “Upstairs, Downstairs”). In order to protect the child, Willow must team up with a rogue swordsman (Val Kilmer; 'Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang') and overcome the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil!
The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include: All-new Digital Transfer Overseen by Lucasfilm; NEW Willow: Deleted Scenes with Ron Howard; NEW Willow: An Unlikely Hero Personal Video Diary of Warwick Davis; The Making of an Adventure with an all new introduction from Ron Howard; From Morf to Morphing with an all new introduction from Dennis Muren; Matte Paintings; and Easter Egg.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is still undetermined at this time.
You can find the latest specs for 'Willow: 25th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 12.
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