(March 24, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – On May 3rd, the critically acclaimed epic, "The Phantom of the Opera," debuts on DVD and VHS from Warner Home Video. Exquisitely adapted from Andrew Lloyd Webber’s world-renowned stage musical, "The Phantom of the Opera" features the acting talent and exemplary voice of Emmy Rossum ("The Day After Tomorrow," "Mystic River"), Gerard Butler ("Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life," "Tomorrow Never Dies"),Patrick Wilson ("The Alamo," “Angels in America”), Miranda Richardson ("The Prince and Me," "Sleepy Hollow") and Academy Award® winner Minnie Driver ("Good Will Hunting"). Available just in time for Mother’s Day gift giving, "The Phantom of the Opera" is available in a 2-disc Special Edition DVD for $29.95 SRP in widescreen format and in a single disc version for $27.95 SRP in widescreen and fullscreen formats. The Special Edition will include a second disc full of breathtaking special features including an in-depth look at the making of "The Phantom of the Opera," the story of the musical’s legacy, a hidden sing-a-long and an additional scene. The VHS will be priced for rental. CREDITS With operations in 89 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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