Something for everyone? Maybe not, but lovers of musicals ought to go for at least one of these three very different offerings, coming to Blu-ray for the first time on June 19 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment:
"EVITA" - Directed by award-winning filmmaker Alan Parker, Evita is the riveting true-life story of Eva Peron (Madonna), who rose above childhood poverty and a scandalous past to achieve unimaginable fortune and fame.Garnering an Academy Award for Best Song and 3 Golden Globe Awards, critics across the world hailed Evita as an indelible masterpiece. Now, with a new state-of-the-art digital restoration, you can experience every astonishing scene and unforgettable song like never before!
"SISTER ACT / SISTER ACT 2" - Academy Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg stars as a sassy lounge singer forced to hide from the mob in the last place anyone would ever look for her – a convent. In the side-splitting sequel, Whoopi is back for another hilarious adventure as Sister Mary Clarence spreads the gift of music and the power of laughter at an inner-city school.
"NEWSIES" - Starring Academy Award winners Christian Bale and Robert Duvall and screen favorite Ann-Margaret, Newsies tells the true tale of a courageous group of newsboys in a classic musical style. Enjoy dance sequences choreographed by Kenny Ortega ("High School Musical") and a riveting story produced by Hollywood legend Alan Menken ("Beauty and the Beast").