'Brand New Day' Blu-ray Dated

Posted Mon Aug 1, 2011 at 12:00 PM PDT by

The 2009 musical comedy also known as 'Bran Nue Dae' will make its Blu-ray debut in September.

In an early announcement to retailers, 20th Century Fox will release 'Brand New Day' on Blu-ray on September 13.

"If you loved 'Mamma Mia,' this 'Brand New Day' is for you." (Sirius/XM Radio) Oscar-winner "Geoffrey Rush is awesome" (Ain't It Cool News) as a hilariously devout minister chasing a runaway seminary student named Willie across the land down under. As Willie tries to make it back to the girl of his dreams, he embarks on a glorious, uproarious road trip filled with music, magic, and foot-stomping fun. Based on a beloved Australian musical, 'Brand New Day' is "one of the most delightful, heartfelt and crowd-pleasing musical comedies in years." NYC Movie Guru)

The movie was nominated for Best Sound, Best Original Music Score, Best Costume Design, and Best Film at the Australian Film Institute awards where Deborah Mailman also won for Best Supporting Actress.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements have yet to be determined.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Brand New Day' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under September 13.

See what people are saying about this story in our forums area, or check out other recent discussions.

Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Brand New Day (Blu-ray)
Tags: Disc Announcements, 20th Century Fox (all tags)