Haunted Mansion segment to augment "Nightmare" DVD
Disney has reported that they will include a tour of he Haunted Mansion (presumably focused on the seasonal "Haunted Mansion Holiday" overlay) on the new "collector's" version of "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" DVD, which will be released in standard and Blu-ray versions on August 26.
According to sources at Variety, other extras include an original poem penned by Burton that is narrated by actor Christopher Lee and commentary from Burton, director Henry Selick and composer Danny Elfman. Several featurettes are also packed into the releases, including a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of Nightmare Before Christmas. Burton’s short film Vincent also is included.
The disc will be the first to also include a portable digital version, in Disney's new "Disneyfile" format, for transfer to other viewing devices.
Read the full article at Variety's "Video Business" website here.
(The image of "Oogie Boogie" above is original concept art used in the production of "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas," which was recently sold at the Spring 2008 SR Labs animation art auction. © Disney.)