Warner Home Video has announced a January 4, 2005 release date for Troy on DVD. The epic film was directed by Wolfgang Petersen and stars Brad Pitt, Orlando Bloom, Peter O’Toole, Sean Bean, Brendan Gleeson, Brian Cox, Eric Bana, and Diane Kruger. The 2-disc set carries a suggested retail price of $29.95 and is available in both Widescreen and Full Screen formats.
The DVD will feature easter eggs and three featurettes: “In The Thick of the Battle” – Discover how Troy’s epic battle sequences were created–from thousands of warrior-extras training in the scorching heat of Mexico to fierce, one on one duels to the death; “From Ruins to Reality” – Explore how the ruins of ancient Troy were unearthed, and how Troy’s production design magicians created their own version of this breathtaking, legendary city; “Troy: An Effects Odyssey” – The secrets of Troy’s stunning visual effects are revealed. Also included is a photo gallery, a Gallery of the Gods (a computer generated, 3-D tour of Mount Olympus and meet the fabled Gods of Ancient Greece), and the theatrical trailer.
The Widescreen cover art is as follows: