Walt DisneyHome Video will be releasing THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVE on VHS and DVDon May 1, 2001. The VHS release, retailing for $26.99, will includeSting's "Making the Music" music video featuring "My Funny Friend andMe" from the film's soundtrack. Two different DVD versions will bereleased. The DISNEY DVD version, to retail for $29.99, includes anadditional music video "Walk the Llama Llama," as well as bonuscommentary, an interactive game and a deleted scene from the movie.THE ULTIMATE GROOVE 2-disc collector's edition, to retail for $39.99,includes all the features of the DISNEY DVD edition, as well as anextensive guided behind-the-walls tour of Disney's Feature AnimationDepartment, allowing the viewer to follow the creation of a Disneyanimated film from development, through story, to layout andbackgrounds, animation, scanning and Ink & Paint, to music and sound.The collector's edition also can be accessed on a computer DVD-ROMdrive for additional interactive games.
Read Animation World's interview with THE EMPEROR'S NEW GROOVEdirector Mark Dindal.
Dan Sarto is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network.