The special edition will be released November 12th and
the Sci Fi Channel site includes:
The new version of the movie occupies two
discs of the upcoming
four-disc special-edition DVD, which will be
available Nov. 12 with a
suggested retail price of $39.99. A limited
collector's edition of the
special version will also come out with a
price of $79.92.
Among the added scenes:
The film opens with a new sequence of Bilbo
Baggins (Ian Holm)
writing a journal entry entitled "Concerning
Hobbits" and features
extended scenes of life in Hobbiton.
Frodo (Elijah Wood) and Sam (Sean Astin)
witness the exodus of the
elves from Middle-earth to the Grey Havens.
Aragorn talks more with Boromir (Sean Bean)
about the fate of men.
Gandalf (Ian McKellen) intones the Black
Speech inscription from the
One Ring during an extended Council of
Galadriel (Cate Blanchett) bestows gifts
upon the Fellowship before
they depart Rivendell (and the new version
restores Gimli's [John
Rhys-Davies] crush on Galadriel).
Extended scenes of the Fellowship with the
elves in Lothlorien.
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