Shemaroo releases DVD of Faerie Tale Theatre

MUMBAI: Shemaroo Entertainment has released DVDs of internationally-acclaimed Shelly Duvall‘s Faerie Tale Theatre.

Produced by Lions Gate and Gaylord Productions Inc. and directed by the likes of Tim Burton, Peter Medak, Mark Cullingham, Eric Idle and Francis Ford Coppola, the 24 fairy tales series was originally telecast on Doordarshan in the 1980s and was well-received then and twenty years later, still continues to fascinate viewers.

Declares Shemaroo Entertainment Director Hiren Gada, "The USP of this series is that, while fairy tales are perceived to be available on home video in the animated format, appealing to kids, this live action theatre format of the Fairy Tales, will appeal to the youth and adults and rekindle the child in them, therefore making it an interesting watch for the old and the young. Age is no bar anymore for this Faerie Tale Theatre series."

These fairy tales feature some of the best-known stars in Hollywood like Robin Williams, Christopher Reeves, Susan Sarandon, Jeff Bridges, Carrie Fisher, Helen Mirren, Matthew Broderick, Anjelica Huston, Mick Jagger, Liza Minnelli, Joan Collins, Vanessa Redgrave and Jeff Goldblum.

While Season 1 of Faerie Tale Theatre, a 4 DVD set, contains eight fairy tales, Season 2 and Season 3 will have the balance 16 stories.

The DVD costing Rs. 499 is available all over.

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