DVD news: The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones out October 23
The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Volume One will hit stores on October 23 and will include seven feature-length episodes which follow a young Indiana Jones as he encounters various historical figures and important events from the past. The 12-disc set will also include a whopping thirty-eight documentaries corresponding with the episodes, and interviews with such people as Martin Scorsese, Colin Powell, Deepak Chopra and James Earl Jones. Two more volumes will follow on December 18 and Spring 2008, respectively.
The original series -- known as The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles when it aired on television in the early '90s -- was a huge undertaking, utilizing digital production for the first time on television and filming in thirty-five different countries. The series featured Sean Patrick Flanery as teenage Indy and Corey Carrier as the younger Indy. Guest stars throughout the series' forty-four episode run included Daniel Craig, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Max Von Sydow, Christopher Lee, and Anne Heche.