'Pirate Radio' Blu-ray Detailed and Rescheduled

Posted Tue Feb 2, 2010 at 06:00 AM PST by

The boat will now rock high-definition in April.

As previously reported, Universal Studios had said Pirate Radio' starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, and Kenneth Branagh was hitting Blu-ray in March, but now the date seems to have been moved to April 13.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include deleted scenes and an audio commentary with writer and director Richard Curtis, producer Hilary Bevan Jones and actors Nick Frost and Chris O'Dowd.

Blu-ray exclusives will include: Tuning In: Richard Curtis and cast members, including Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kenneth Branagh and Bill Nighy discuss the enormous influence pirate radio had in the UK in the 1960s; 7" of Heaven: Richard Curtis, Bill Nighy, Chris O'Dowd and Philip Seymour Hoffman discuss the life-changing effects of the music of the 1960s; All at Sea: Richard Curtis, Chris O'Dowd, Rhys Darby and Rhys Ifans discuss the fun and perils of filming at sea; Getting Ship Shape: Nick Frost and Chris O'Dowd discuss re-creating the Radio Rock boat as a set on dry land and Rhys Darby brings us on a tour of the set; Hitting The Decks: Tom Wisdom, who plays Mark 'The sexiest man in the world', shows us around Mark's cabin, a true 'love den,' on the day 35 semi-clothed women come to pay him a visit!; Mark's Love Den: Nick Frost, Rhys Ifans and Chris O'Dowd discuss the fun of learning to be a 1960s DJ for the film, My Scenes, Pocket Blu, and BD-Live.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $36.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Pirate Radio' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 13.

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Pirate Radio (Blu-ray)
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