Starring: Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, et al.

Director: Antoine Fuqua

King Arthur

DVD now available
in two versions

Historians have thought for centuries that King Arthur was only a myth, but the legend was based on a real hero, torn between his private ambitions and his public sense of duty.

A reluctant leader, Arthur (Clive Owen) wishes only to leave Britain and return to the peace and stability of Rome. Before he can, one final mission stands before him and his loyal Knights of the Round Table. Under the guidance of Merlin and with the beautiful, courageous Guinevere (Keira Knightley) by his side, Arthur will have to find the strength within himself to change the course of history.

BURBANK, Calif, December 2, 2004 - From producer Jerry Bruckheimer (“Pearl Harbor”), director Antoine Fuqua (“Training Day”) and writer David Franzoni (“Gladiator”) comes Touchstone Pictures’/Jerry Bruckheimer Films’ KING ARTHUR, on DVD and VHS December 21, 2004.

Starring Clive Owen (“The Bourne Identity”), red-hot Hollywood star Keira Knightley (“Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl”) and a superb cast, KING ARTHUR is the riveting, gritty action-adventure of one man’s destiny to become king.

This thrilling, action-packed epic will be available in two separate DVD formats: the PG-13 version that was shown in theaters and an unrated, never-before-seen extended Director’s cut of the film.

Both DVDs will include:

  • an alternate ending with optional director commentary
  • “Blood On The Land: Forging King Arthur” making-of-the-epic
  • Round Table discussion with cast and filmmakers
  • “Knight Vision” pop-up trivia
  • King Arthur Xbox playable video game demo
  • producer Jerry Bruckheimer’s personal photo gallery.

Also included on the Director’s Cut version is a feature-length director’s commentary.

Available for $29.99 (DVD); $24.99 (VHS).

KING ARTHUR DVD Bonus Materials:

BLOOD ON THE LAND: FORGING KING ARTHUR In this making-of-special featurette, viewers take a guided tour of this epic film and meet the many talented filmmakers that create the film together. This featurette includes interviews, on-set visits and behind-the-scenes tours.

The actors and filmmakers share their inside views on making this new version of the Arthurian legend. In this featurette you will discover the costumers, prop makers and production team responsible for making the world of ‘King Arthur’ come to life.

This featurette includes interviews with stars Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ioan Gruffudd, Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Director Antoine Fuqua, Screenwriter David Franzoni, Composer Hans Zimmer, plus interviews with the film’s Production Designer, Supervising Armourer, Costume Designer, Stunt Coordinator, Military Advisor, Dialogue Coach, Director of Photography, Visual Effects Supervisor and more.

CAST AND FILMMAKER ROUNDTABLE Join in on a roundtable discussion about the film with Director Antoine Fuqua, Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, screenwriter David Franzoni, and stars Keira Knightley, Clive Owen, Ioan Gruffudd and Hugh Dancy. In this up-close-and-personal forum the stars and filmmakers discuss their views on making the film, the cinematography and choreography behind shooting the epic battle scenes, and more.

ALTERNATE ENDING: BADON HILL A never-before-seen ending to the film, with optional audio commentary from director Antoine Fuqua

KNIGHT VISION View the film with this optional production trivia track.

PRODUCER’S PHOTO GALLERY Explore still photos of the cast and crew taken on-set by producer Jerry Bruckheimer

KING ARTHUR XBOX GAME DEMO

AUDIO COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR ANTOINE FUQUA This feature is only available on the Unrated Director’s Cut Version of the film.

KING ARTHUR Director’s Cut is available to own on DVD and Video. The DVD is available in two versions including an unrated, never-before-seen Director’s cut of the film

PG-13 Version:
  • Rated: “PG-13” For Intense Battle Sequences, A Scene of Sensuality And Some Language
  • Bonus Materials not rated and subject to change
  • Feature run time: Approximately 125 minutes
  • DVD aspect ratio: 1.33:1 formatted 4x3

Director’s Cut Version:

  • Rated: Unrated
  • Bonus Materials not rated and subject to change
  • Feature run time: Approximately 139 minutes
  • DVD aspect ratio: 2.35:1 enhanced for 16x9 screens

For both versions:

  • DVD Sound: Dolby® Digital 5.1 Surround Sound
  • DVD Languages: English, French Audio French, Spanish subtitles

King Arthur CD
(Score/Soundtrack)

Myths & Legends Of King Arthur & The Knights Of The Round Table Audio CD

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