Paramount Home Entertainment will release two versions of the film — a single DVD and a two-DVD Showstopper Edition — May 1. Both will be presented in widescreen with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround sound with bonus material.
The single DVD will feature the movie as well as 12 extended and alternate scenes:
Music Video "Listen" by Beyoncé Knowles The two-DVD Showstopper Edition will include all of the material found on the single DVD as well as the following bonus features:
Image Gallery with over 1,100 images (storyboards, costume designs, production designs and art department archive) The single "Dreamgirls" DVD will have a suggested retail price of $19.99; the two-DVD set, $39.99.
* Directed by Bill Condon, "Dreamgirls" stars Jennifer Hudson as Effie, Beyoncé Knowles as Deena Jones, Anika Noni Rose as Lorrell Robinson, Jamie Fox as Curtis Taylor Jr., Eddie Murphy as James "Thunder" Early and Danny Glover as Marty. Director Bill Condon also wrote the film's screenplay based on the late Tom Eyen's book. The film employs most of the original score by Eyen and Henry Krieger as well as four new tunes: "Love You I Do" (for Effie), "Listen" (for Deena), "Patience" (for James "Thunder" Early) and "Perfect World" (for Teddy Campbell, a child musical sensation rising alongside The Dreams).
The film won three Golden Globe Awards (for Best Motion Picture-Musical or Comedy and co-stars Murphy and Hudson) and two Academy Awards (for Hudson and for Sound Mixing).