R1 Special Features Revealed
The special features for the Region 1 United States release of Die Another Day on DVD have been confirmed by MGM.
The Region 1 Die Another Day DVD will be a 2 disc set. It’s features are currently confirmed as;
- Languages: English, French and Spanish
- Subtitles: English, French and Spanish
- Screen Format: Widescreen
- Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), DTS 5.1 Surround (English) and Dolby Digital Stereo (French and Spanish)
- Enhanced for 16 x 9 TVs
- Audio commentary with director Lee Tamahori and producer Michael G. Wilson
- Audio commentary with Pierce Brosnan
- MI6 Data Stream; Track with seamless links to 7 featurettes with text commentary
- Inside Die Another Day; Making-of documentary
- Inter-action sequences; Multi-angle action and stunt sequences
- Title Design; Multi-angle views of the opening title sequences with commentary
- Digital Grading; before-and-after comparisons of CGI effects
- Scene evolutions; Storyboard-to-film comparison of 7 scenes
- Equipment Briefing; Series of 5 vignettes about gadgets and weapons from the film
- Madonna’s “Die Another Day” Music Video
- Making of Madonna’s video “Die Another Day” from MTV
- Easter eggs
- Photo gallery
- Theatrical Trailer / TV spots
- Making of NightFire
The DVD extras are almost identical to those to be found on the Region 2 United Kingdom release however, like those, are still subject to change. The two regions can be compared through CommanderBond.Net’s Die Another Day DVD Comparison.
Fans may note that actress Rosamund Pike has not been confirmed as being on the audio commentary with Pierce Brosnan. Sources for CommanderBond.Net have indicated, however, that her omission from the list does not actually reflect the content of the DVD and that the audio commentaries will be indentical to those found on the Region 2 release of the disc.
The Die Another Day DVD is available for pre-order from Amazon US in both widescreen and fullscreen editions. It will be released on June 3.
If you’d like to discuss the extras please visit this thread of the Die Another Day Forums. Thanks to Rory for the tip-off