Universal Home Video will be releasing the Gladiator: Extended Edition DVD on August 25th. Included in the mssivly expanded set is 17 minutes of never-before-seen footage cut back into the film. The special features and specs are as follows.
Aspect: Widescreen 2.35:1
Anamorphic: Yes (Anamorphic)
Audio: english in dolby digital 5.1, french in dolby digital 5.1, english in dolby digital 2.0
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
- Disc One: Extended Feature Film
- Extended Edition
- Original Theatrical Cut
- Introduction to Extended Cut by Director Ridley Scott
- An "Are You Not Entertained?" Trivia track with Historical References etc
- All-New Audio Commentary with Ridley Scott and Russell Crowe
- Deleted Footage Marker. Guide to help identify the newly restored footage.
Disc Two: Behind the Scenes
- "Strength and Honor: Creating the World of Gladiator" - Extended lenght (200 mins) documentary features neverbefore-seen footage:
- Tale of the Scribes: Crafting the Story
- The Tools of War: Weapons and Vehicles
- Attire of the Realm: Costume Design
- The Heat of Battle: Production Journals
- Shadows and Dust: Resurrecting Proximo
- The Glore of Rome: Oscar-winning Visual Effects
- Echoes in Eternity: The film's release and global reaction
Disc Three: Image and Design
- Production Design Featurette and Gallery
- Storyboard Demonstrations, Comparisons and Gallery
- Abandoned Sequences
- Ridleygrams: Ridley Scott's Own Sketches
- Costume Design Gallery
- Photo Galleries
- Abandoned sequences including Alternate Opening Titles, Blood Vision, Rhino Fight, and a newly discovered deleted scene
- Letters From the Front: Authentic memos on the challenges of production
- Commodus Screen Test (Joaquin Phoenix)
- Visual Effects Explorations (Germania & Rome)
- An Evening with Russell Crowe
- And more...
Winner of five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor, Gladiator is now available in an all-new extended version that includes 17 additional minutes of vivid action and extraordinary storytelling. Discover the unparalleled power of Gladiator, masterfully directed by Ridley Scott (Alien, Blade Runner) and featuring a riveting performance from Russell Crowe, hailed by Newsweek as "a genuine larger-than-life hero!"
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