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Transforming Cover For 20th Anniversary DVD
BaCon - Tuesday, August 15, 2006


SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT UNVEILS SECOND COVER ART IMAGE FOR TRANSFORMERS: THE MOVIE 20TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION DVD

Second Image Of "Transforming" Cover By Legendary Artist Don Figueroa Revealed For The First Time New York, New York, August 15, 2006 * Since SONY BMG Music Entertainment announced the November 7th release of TRANSFORMERS: The Movie 20th Anniversary Special Edition DVD fans have been buzzing with anticipation about the details of the two-disc set.

Transforming Cover Revealed For 20th Anniv. Image



At Comic-Con 2006, fans were told that the DVD's collectibility would extend to the packaging itself with a "transforming" image. SONY BMG commissioned fan-favorite TRANSFORMERS artist Don Figueroa to create the imagery for the special cover, and displayed for the first time the art featuring Optimus Prime appropriately situated in a position of prominence.

Joining the Autobot leader are Megatron, Bumblebee, Starscream, Blaster and more of the most popular TRANSFORMERS characters. Today, SONY BMG is revealing the second Don Figueroa image that will comprise the "transforming" artwork. In this image, Hot Rod * as he transforms into Rodimus Prime * is grasping the Matrix of Leadership as it lights the Autobots' darkest hour. Above, Unicron begins to destruct, while Galvatron, Arcee and Springer look on. For the 20th anniversary edition DVD, Sony BMG Home Entertainment completely re-mastered and color-corrected the film and will present Optimus Prime, Megatron and the rest of the star-studded Autobots and Decepticons in true splendor through three distinct versions: 16x9 Widescreen presentation, the Autobot Matrix of Knowledge presentation featuring trivia and fun facts about the movie itself; and a full-screen edition. To further commemorate the 20th anniversary of the film, SONY BMG is providing fans with some extra-celebratory content that lets them track back to the true origins of the TRANSFORMERS.

After careful consideration and preparation, Sony BMG has scoured the archives for the best TRANSFORMERS-related footage available, and the DVD will include the original commercials for the toy line and movie -- allowing viewers to see how and where the phenomenon began. TRANSFORMERS: The Movie features the voice of Orson Welles in his final role, as well as stars Eric Idle, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Casey Kasem, Robert Stack, John Moschitta, Peter Cullen, and Frank Welker. The DVD also features a winning soundtrack featuring the iconic theme "The TRANSFORMERS" performed by Lion, and the popular "The Touch," performed by Stan Bush. The movie, set in 2005, chronicles the efforts of the heroic Autobots to defend their home of Cybertron from the evil Decepticons and Unicron, a huge robotic creature that devours planets. For more information and regular updates on TRANSFORMERS: The Movie 20th Anniversary Special Edition DVD log onto TRANSFORMERSthemovieDVD.com.

New information will be posted each Tuesday leading up to the November 7th release as part of SONY BMG's "Transformers Tuesday" campaign. About SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT SONY BMG MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT is a global recorded music joint venture with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. SONY BMG is 50% owned by Bertelsmann A.G. and 50% owned by Sony Corporation of America

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