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The Two Towers: Extended Edition Details!

September 4, 2003 at 2:46 pm by xoanon  - 

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The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers Platinum Series Special Extended DVD Edition

Discs 1-2: The Feature

FEATURE (208 mins)- A new version of the second installment in the epic trilogy! The film includes over 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film, made especially for this video release:

  • Widescreen (2.35:1) version of the Special Extended Edition
  • Dolby Digital EX 5.1 Surround Sound
  • DTS ES 6.1 Surround Sound
  • Four audio commentaries by director and writers, the design team, the production team and the cast featuring more than 30 participants including Peter Jackson, Elijah Wood, Sean Astin, Orlando Bloom and Academy Award winners Richard Taylor, Howard Shore, Randy Cook and many more.

Discs 3-4: The Appendices

Two discs with hours of original content including multiple documentaries and design/photo galleries with thousands of images to give viewers an in depth behind-the-scenes look at The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers:

Disc 3

  • Adapting the book into a screenplay & planning the film
  • Designing and inspiration for locations in Middle-earth
  • Storyboards to pre-visualization
  • Weta Workship visit- see sculptors in action as they create the weapons, armor, creatures and miniatures from the film
  • Atlas of Middle earth: Tracing the journey of the Fellowship
  • An interactive map of New Zealand highlighting the location scouting process
  • Galleries of art and slideshows with commentaries by the artists
  • And much more!

Disc 4

  • Sending actors to battle- preparation for sword fighting
  • Principal photography: stories from the set
  • Digital effects including motion capture and “Massive” (a program to create armies of Orcs)
  • “Bigatures”- a close-up look at the detailed miniatures used in the film
  • Galleries of behind-the-scenes photographs and personal cast photos
  • Post-production- editing it all together
  • Sound design demonstration
  • And much more!

The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers Collector’s DVD Gift Set

The following contents will be presented in packaging illustrated by famed artist, Alan Lee:

  • 4-disc Platinum Series Special Extended DVD Edition of The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
  • Collectible Gollum polystone statue created by Sideshow Weta
  • “The Evolution of Gollum” exclusive:
  • Bonus DVD on the Weta Workshop and how the Gollum statue was created, featuring interviews with Peter Jackson, Richard Taylor, the cast and more!
  • A printed companion piece showing how Gollum evolved from pencil sketch to sculpted maquette to digital character

The Lord of The Rings: The Two Towers Special Extended VHS Edition

2 Cassettes

FEATURE (208 mins)- A new version of the second installment in the epic trilogy! The film includes over 40 minutes of never-before-seen footage incorporated into the film, made especially for this video release:

  • Widescreen (2.35:1) version of the film
  • Stereo Surround Sound

Pre-Order the TTT:EE DVD Right Here!

Posted in Old Special Reports on September 4, 2003 by

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