'District 9' Blu-ray Comes Early

Posted Mon Nov 16, 2009 at 02:00 PM PST by

Now the invasion will hit Blu-ray before Christmas.

As previously reported, Sony announced 'District 9' for a high-definition debut on December 29, but now the release date has been pushed up a week to December 22.

Nothing else about the release has changed: The Blu-ray will feature 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Wikus; Innovation: Acting and Improvisation; Conception and Design: Creating the World of District 9; and Alien Generation: Visual Effects.

The Blu-ray will also include: Director's Commentary; Joburg From Above: Satellite and Schematics of the World of District 9 - Interactive Map; Koobus Big Gun; The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log Three-Part Documentary; The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log - Chapter 3: Refining District 9; Cinechat; Sony's MovieIQ and BD-Live.

Here's a look at the packaging:

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.95.

You can find the latest specs for 'District 9' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 29.

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District 9 (Blu-ray)
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