‘Willow’ Blu-ray to Debut March 12, 2013

George Lucas wrote the screenplay for director Ron Howard’s 1986 classic starring Val Kilmer and Warwick Davis.

Journey to the far corners of your imagination with Willow, for the first time ever on stunning Blu-ray! Written and produced by George Lucas and directed by Ron Howard, the film tells a timeless fantasy tale in which heroes come in all sizes...and adventure is the greatest magic of all. In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the unforgettable classic has been fully digitally restored and debuts on Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack March 12, 2013 from Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Willow Blu-ray Cover Art

When young Willow Ufgood (Warwick Davis; Harry Potter franchise) finds an abandoned baby girl, he learns she is destined to end the reign of the wicked Queen Bavmorda (Jean Marsh; Upstairs, Downstairs). In order to protect the child, Willow must team up with a rogue swordsman (Val Kilmer; Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang) and overcome the forces of darkness in the ultimate battle of good versus evil!

The Willow Blu-ray and DVD include a dazzling array of extras with never-before-seen exclusive content such as deleted scenes with remarks from Ron Howard, a personal video diary of Warwick Davis, matte paintings and much more. In addition, look out for Ron Howard's new introduction for the original 1988 featurette "The Making of an Adventure," as well as special effect legend Dennis Muren's new intro to his piece, "From Morf to Morphing: The Dawn of Digital Filmmaking."

Special Features

Willow is presented in widescreen with 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio (Lossless). Special features include:

  • NEW Willow: Deleted Scenes with Ron Howard
  • NEW Willow: An Unlikely Hero Personal Video Diary of Warwick Davis
  • The Making of an Adventure with an all new introduction from Ron Howard
  • From Morf to Morphing with an all new introduction from Dennis Muren
  • Matte Paintings
  • Easter Egg

Willow was released May 20th, 1988 and stars Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Warwick Davis, Jean Marsh, Patricia Hayes, Billy Barty, Pat Roach, Gavan O'Herlihy. The film is directed by Ron Howard.

Sources: Fox Home Entertainment

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Comments (7)

  1. gumperman

    Nice, Who Framed Roger Rabbit is also being released on the same day and a 25th anniversary edition blu-ray. :)

    2 years agoby @gumpermanFlag

  2. Bawnian©-Dexeus

    Lol, sorry, but no.

    2 years agoby @bawnian-dexeusFlag

  3. CelluloidDreams

    Never cared for this film!

    2 years agoby @2movieguysFlag

  4. The Knight Has Risen

    This movie was the t*ts when I was a kid and it still is now that I'm older. I will most certainly buy this!

    2 years agoby @thehost91Flag

  5. dcrock

    Been waiting for this to come on blu-ray forever. Can't wait to see it in high def fully restored.

    2 years agoby @dcrockFlag

  6. Raoul Duke

    And look at all those special features! I'm gonna be in line buying this like. "Out of the way, peck!"

    2 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

  7. Raoul Duke

    Holy sh*t that's an amazing cover!

    2 years agoby @raoulduke33Flag

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