With a new adaptation of Roald Dahl’s novel currently in the works, Warner Archive Collection has revealed today that they're bringing Nicolas Roeg‘s 1990 film The Witches to Blu-ray.
The film's first ever Blu-ray release will boast and all-new HD master.
A collaboration combining the effects wizardry of executive producer Jim Henson and the imagination of Willy Wonka creator Roald Dahl, The Witches stars Academy Award winner Anjelica Huston, who won the Los Angeles and National Society of Film Critics Best Actress awards for her marvelous work as the Grand High Witch in this enchanting fable directed by Nicolas Roeg.
Jasen Fisher plays Luke, the 9-year-old boy who must foil the plans of a society of witches to turn the world’s children into mice. It won’t be easy: They’ve already transformed him into one! But some big, bad witches may be no match for the resourcefulness of a single tiny rodent.
A release date has yet to be announced. Stay tuned for more updates!