HD DVD Heats Up With Extensive Lineup of Upcoming Titles

Posted Mon Jul 17, 2006 at 01:44 AM PDT by
Miami Vice The number of upcoming titles headed for HD DVD continues to grow exponentially, as the format's official promotional website has just unveiled an extensive slate of titles due over the next several months.

Launched early last week as part of an extensive $150 million dollar marketing campaign designed to raise consumer awareness of HD DVD, www.TheLookandSoundofPerfect.com has added a large number of previously unannounced titles to its official coming soon to HD DVD movie release list.

Though street dates and features have yet to be announced for the new additions, new titles are listed from all current HD DVD supporting studios, including Warner and subsidiary New Line, Universal, Paramount, Weinstein Co. and Magnolia.

Among the numerous catalog releases due to hit HD DVD are such hits as 'The Mummy,' 'Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas,' 'American Pie,' 'Meet the Parents,' 'Hulk,' 'The Scorpion King,' 'Waterworld' and the multiple Oscar winners 'The Aviator,' 'Casino,' 'Spartacus,' 'Braveheart' and 'The Deer Hunter.'

More catalog classics and cult hits slate for upcoming release include 'Out of Sight,' 'Field of Dreams,' 'The Breakfast Club,' 'The Blues Brothers,' 'An American Werewolf in London,' 'Battlestar Galactica' and 'The Ultimate Star Trek Collection' box set from Paramount.

Also on the docket for HD DVD are a number of current and upcoming high-profile theatrical releases, which are expected to debut in the coming months day-and-date with DVD, including 'Miami Vice,' 'You, Me & Dupree,' 'The Break-Up,' 'The Black Dahlia,' 'Slither' and the latest in the 'Fast and the Furious' and 'American Pie' franchises.

All of these newly-announced titles have been added to the "Release Dates Pending" section of our complete HD DVD Release Schedule. Stay tuned for full details and street dates for all titles as soon as they are officially announced.

[Thanks to Mike]
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