Warner Bros. announced The Outsiders: The Complete Novel, a 2-disc special edition DVD that will include a new longer version of the film. The movie itself will be presented in anamorphic widescreen with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio, featuring some 22 minutes of footage newly-restored by director Francis Ford Coppola himself. This includes a new beginning and ending which is "more true to the book." Coppola and the actors (including Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Rob Lowe and Diane Lane) have recorded two seperate introductions and Audio commentaries for this edition. Extras are expected to include 10 minutes of additional deleted scenes, the Staying Gold and On Location with S.E. Hinton documentaries, 3 featurettes (The Outsiders on Location, NBC Today Show: Fresno Book to Film and Hollywood Close-Up: The Premiere at Lonestar-Fresno), a look at the casting of the film with never-before-seen screen test and audition footage, and the film's 1983 and 2005 theatrical trailers. The DVD will hit stores on September 20th 2005 with a MSRP of $26.99.
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