'Hitman' Blu-ray to Include First-Ever "Digital Copy"

Posted Thu Jan 24, 2008 at 10:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke

Fox has released final specs for the March Blu-ray debut of 'Hitman,' promising a fully stocked supplements package and a format-first "digital copy" of the film.

As we first reported last week, the studio will bring an unrated version of the $100 million-grossing 'Hitman' to Blu-ray on March 11, day-and-date with the DVD.

Full specs are now in, with the set boasting a wealth of additional content. Extras shared between the Blu-ray and DVD versions include four making-of featurettes ("In the Crosshairs," "Digital Hits," "Weapons of Destruction," "Settling the Score"), deleted scenes, an alternate ending and a gag reel.

In a high-def first, the 'Hitman' Blu-ray will also come with a bonus second DVD disc, which contains a standard-definition Digital Copy of the movie, enabling viewers to watch it on portable devices, such as a PC, iPod or iPhone.

Previously announced tech specs include 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and audio flavors in DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround (48kHz/24-bit) and French and Spanish dubs in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.

Finally, Fox has revealed a first look at the title's high-def box cover art, which touts both the unrated cut and the digital copy:

As previously announced, Fox has set a suggested $39.98 list price for 'Hitman.'

You'll find final specs for 'Hitman' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under March 11.

We've also set up a dedicated thread for Fox's latest in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'Hitman' Blu-ray release.

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