Exclusive – Director Brad Silberling says the LAND OF THE LOST DVD/Blu-ray Will Have 35 Minutes of Deleted Scenes

     June 1, 2009

land_of_the_lost_movie_poster_.jpgOpening this Friday is director Brad Silberling’s “Land of the Lost”. As most of you already know, the film is based on the classic series by Sid & Marty Krofft and it stars Will Ferrell as Dr. Rick Marshall and Danny McBride, Anna Friel, and Jorma Taccone also star.

I saw a screening and have to say…it’s a lot dirtier than I expected. In fact, I was quite surprised at how much they got away with for a PG-13 movie. If you thought this was just going to be some safe family film, you’re in for a surprise.

So to help promote the film, I recently interviewed director Brad Silberling as a reporter for our partner website Omelete. As most of you know, Collider and Omelete are partners. That’s why you see both of our logos in the movie clips and the video interviews. So a big thanks to them for making this happen.

Anyway, during my interview Brad revealed that the DVD/Blu-ray will have 35 minutes of deleted scenes and that he’ll eventually release an extended edition down the road. He also talked about how he worked with the MPAA to make sure the movie would get a PG-13 and a lot more. Take a look after the jump:

Brad Silberling

  • Has he ever been to Brazil
  • When he got approached to do this film, was it an immediate yes
  • We talk about how dirty the film is
  • What’s going to be on the DVD/Blu-ray
  • Says the first release will have deleted scenes and down the road there will be an extended cut
  • Says the DVD/Blu-ray will have 35 minutes of deleted scenes
  • Talks about some “food diaries” that he recorded with Will on the set and that’ll be on the DVD
  • Says the extended cut won’t be rated R – explains how he worked with the MPAA

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