Julie Taymor's "The Tempest" Due on DVD in September

News   Julie Taymor's "The Tempest" Due on DVD in September
 
Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark director Julie Taymor's modern retelling of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" will be available nationwide on Blu-ray, DVD, Movie Download and On-Demand beginning Sept. 13 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

The film stars Helen Mirren, Russell Brand, Alfred Molina, Djimon Hounsou, Alan Cumming, Chris Cooper and David Straitharn.

Bonus features will include audio commentary with director Julie Taymor; Russell Brand rehearsal riff; and "O Mistress Mine," a Reeve Carney music video.

"Exiled to a magical island," press notes state, "the sorceress Prospera (Mirren) conjures up a storm that shipwrecks her enemies, and then unleashes her powers for revenge."

The approximate running time is 110 minutes.

The suggested retail prices follow: 1-Disc Blu-ray, $39.99 U.S.; 1-Disc DVD, $29.99 U.S.; Movie Download High Definition, $39.99 U.S.; and Movie Download Standard Definition, $29.99 U.S.

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