*UPDATED!* April Fool’s for Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd**UPDATE: The disc art has been released!**

The boys and girls over at DVD Active got word today that Paramount has officially announced the DVD street date for “>Sweeney Todd (review), Tim Burton’s all-singing grand guignol epic.

The disc will hit shelves on April 1st, 2008 (not a joke), with both single- and double-disc editions being available. The only feature on the single will be a featurette called “Burton + Depp + Carter = Todd”. The double disc, however, will come with a lot more including:

  • “Sweeney Todd is Alive: The Real History of the Demon Barber” featurette
  • “Musical Mayhem: Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd” featurette
  • “Sweeney’s London” featurette
  • “The Making of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” featurette
  • “Grand Guignol: A Theatrical Tradition” featurette
  • “Designs for a Demon Barber” featurette
  • “A Bloody Business” featurette
  • “The Razor’s Refrain” featurette
  • Moviefone “Unscripted with Tim Burton and Johnny Depp” feature
  • Sweeney Todd Press Conference
  • Photo gallery
  • Trailer
  • And, of course, the HD-DVD will be out on the same day with all the goodies from the two-disc standard. Click here to pre-order Sweeney Todd through Evilshop!

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      HD-DVD officially died today. All hail our new BluRay overlords.

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