'Avatar' Blu-ray Confirmed for April

Posted Tue Mar 16, 2010 at 09:27 AM PDT by

James Cameron's Oscar and Golden Globe winning highest grossing picture of all time is headed for high-definition in April!

As previously rumored the mega hit 'Avatar' starring Sam Worthington and Sigourney Weaver is coming to DVD and Blu-ray on Earth Day (April 22).

According to a statement by Avatar producer Jon Landau in the Los Angeles Times, this will be a bare-bones BD/DVD combo release as "we wanted to do something really special and reach for the best presentation of any film in the history of the format. Everything that is put on a disc takes up room – the menus, the extras, the trailers and studio promotions – and we got rid of all of that so we could give this movie the best picture and sound possible."

However, those who salivate over supplements can expect a multi-disc "Ultimate Edition" double dip in November, and more details on that will be revealed on March 23 at a press release with Landau and Cameron.

Here's a look at the packaging:

Specs and suggested list price still haven't been revealed yet.

You can find the latest specs for 'Avatar' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 22.

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Avatar (Blu-ray)
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