Packed with heart-pounding action, breathtaking visual effects and one of 2005Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s most acclaimed box-office blockbusters, King Kong, this yearÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s most highly anticipated DVD, arrives in stores March 28, 2006 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Three-time Academy Award winner Peter Jackson, director of the landmark Lord of the Rings trilogy, sets a new standard for unforgettable suspense filled with nail-biting danger, high emotion and amazing creatures beyond imagination including the legendary beast as never before seen.
The DVD, featuring collectable original package artwork specially designed by the Oscar-winning artists at WETA Digital Ltd, the production company behind the filmÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s dazzling visual effects, is available in both the thrilling original theatrical version and a Special Edition two-disc set that gives audiences a whole new Ã¢â‚¬Å“KongÃ¢â‚¬? experience.
Featuring a fascinating inside look into the creation of the filmÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s two cinematic worlds Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Skull Island and 1933 New York City Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the Special Edition offers an unparalleled opportunity to share Peter JacksonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s creative genius and the cast and crewÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s passion in bringing the timeless story to the screen. The single disc version is available at $29.98 and the two-disc Special Edition is priced at $30.98.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“The original King Kong inspired me to become a filmmaker,Ã¢â‚¬? said director/producer Peter Jackson. Ã¢â‚¬Å“ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s a story that had a profound personal impact and shepherding its return to the big screen has been a dream come true. Contributing to the DVD afforded me the opportunity to share this amazing experience with audiences and highlight the incredible achievements of our exceptional cast and crew.Ã¢â‚¬?