Scorpion King/Mummy Returns
Two deluxe DVDs featuring wrestler turned screen sensation the Rock are brought together in this special twin-pack. The Mummy Returns and The Scorpion King have both been transferred to disc in their original widescreen aspect ratio of 2.35:1 with the images enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. Each movie features both their original English language soundtracks and alternate, dubbed French versions, all mastered in Dolby Digital 5.1. Both films are closed-captioned in English, while The Scorpion King also has optional Spanish subtitles. Both discs also include a wealth of bonus materials. The Mummy Returns' features include an audio commentary track, an interview with the Rock, a short documentary on the making of the film, several deleted scenes, a look at the creation of the film's special effects, a primer on Egyptian history, the film's original theatrical trailer, a music video by the group Live, and additional material accessible on computers equipped with DVD-ROM drives, including a preview of The Mummy Returns video game. The Scorpion King's extras include two commentary tracks (one with director Chuck Russell, the other with the Rock), outtakes and deleted scenes, short features on staging the film's fight sequences and special effects, a behind-the-scenes look at how the movie was made, a piece on balancing historical fact with the necessity of the film's production design, a look at the Rock and Michael Clarke Duncan working together, a music video by Godsmack, a visit with the film's animal actors, the movie's theatrical trailer, and still more DVD-ROM goodies.