Fox Prepares New Blu-ray Titles for Holidays
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment unveils five additional titles scheduled for release in December including the $120 million box office smash and one of the most buzzed about films of the year The Devil Wears Prada as its second BD/DVD day-and-date release on December 12. Like the Studio's first day-and-date BD/DVD release, Ice Age: The Meltdown on November 21, the release of The Devil Wears Prada on the BD format will benefit from a multi-million dollar promotional marketing campaign.
In addition to The Devil Wears Prada on December 12, the Studio will release four additional, targeted titles that showcase the technological benefits of the Blu-ray Disc format including From Hell starring Johnny Depp, Flight Of The Phoenix and Rising Sun starring Sean Connery and Wesley Snipes on December 5. On December 26 the Studio will release the fast-paced action thriller and box-office favorite Transporter 2.
From Hell: Presented as a dual-layer (50gb) BD release authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4 compression) and DTS HD Lossless Master Audio, the BD release of From Hell boasts commentary by directors Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes, Screenwriter Rafael Yglesias, Cinematographer Peter Deming and Robbie Coltrane, a special trivia pop-up feature and 21 deleted scenes with optional commentary by Albert Hughes.
Flight Of The Phoenix: Authored in HDMV with MPEG 2 compression with DTS HD Lossless Master Audio, the HDMV Blu-ray Disc of Flight Of The Phoenix boasts commentaries by John Moore, John Davis, Wyck Godfrey and Patrick Lumb, and selectable HD trailers of upcoming BD releases.
Rising Sun: The Blu-ray Disc of Rising Sun is authored in HDMV with AVC compression and DTS HD Lossless Master Audio and features HD trailers of upcoming BD releases.
The Devil Wears Prada: Authored in HDMV with MPEG 2 compression and DTS HD Lossless Master Audio, The Devil Wears Prada Blu-ray Disc includes a commentary by director David Frankel, producer Wendy Finerman, costume designer Patricia Field, screenwriter Aline Brosh McKenna, editor Mark Livolsi and director of photography Florian Ballhaus, plus special trivia track pop-ups, gag reel, 15 deleted scenes with optional commentary by Frankel and Livolsi and HD trailers for upcoming BD releases.
Transporter 2: Authored in HDMV with MPEG2 compression and DTS HD Lossless Master Audio, the Transporter 2 BD release features a host of selectable HD trailers.
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