OFFICIAL: The family classic “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory: 50th Anniversary” on 4K – June 29
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WARNER BROS. Home Entertainment celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the family classic “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” with its 4K Ultra HD (physical disc and digital) release on June 29.
Directed by Mel Stuart from a screenplay by British author Roald Dahl, who wrote the 1964 novel “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” with Stan Margulies and David L. Wolper as producers.
Gene Wilder stars as the legendary Candy Man Willy Wonka, this splendiferous movie brings to the screen the endlessly appetizing delights of Roald Dahl’s cherished book. Coated with flavorful tunes and production designs that are a visual treat for the eyes, this effervescent musical never fails to enchant young and old. On a whirlwind tour of Willy’s incredible, edible realm of chocolate waterfalls, elfish Oompa-Loompas, and industrial-sized confections, a boy named Charlie (Peter Ostrum) will discover the sweetest secret of all: a generous, loving heart. And viewers will rediscover all the timeless magic as it was meant to be seen.
All of the bonus features are carried over from previous editions.
Commentary with the Wonka Kids
Pure Imagination: The Story of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory
Scrumptious Sing-Along: Pure Imagination
Scrumptious Sing-Along: I Want It Now!
Scrumptious Sing-Along: I’ve Got A Golden Ticket
Scrumptious Sing-Along: Oompa-Loompa-Doompa-De-Do
Video: Original aspect ratio 1.85:1, but the 2009 Blu-ray was 1.78:1. HDR10 grading, but no details if Dolby Vision will be provided on the disc or digital.
Audio: English, Spanish, French, but no details.