'Girls Gone Wild' Ready to Party on Blu-ray, HD DVD

Posted Wed Nov 14, 2007 at 06:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke
Girls Gone Wild: Sexiest Moments Ever 2 [Blu-ray, HD DVD Box Art]

Get your wet T-shirts ready. The video vixens of 'Girls Gone Wild' are headed to Blu-ray and HD DVD this December in a first-ever next-gen compilation release.

The brainchild of self-proclaimed "Late Night DVD" pioneers Mantra Films, the 'Girls Gone Wild' series remains one of the most unstoppable (and widely despised) phenomenons ever to hit home video, with its raunchy no-holds-barred escapades raising the hackles of the moral majority as high as its sales.

Now Mantra has announced plans to bring the controversial series into the high-def era with the"greatest hits" compilation 'Girls Gone Wild: Sexiest Moments Ever 2 - Uncensored!', which the company will debut simultaneously on Blu-ray and HD DVD on December 11.

"Just as 'Girls Gone Wild' was one of the first to embrace the DVD format, we are once again on the cutting edge releasing true high definition videos in both the HD DVD and Blu-ray disc formats," Girls Gone Wild CEO Joe Francis said. "We share with our consumers the excitement of these incredible new visually stimulating formats, and are proud to be the first to provide both."

According to the press materials, 'Sexiest Moments Ever 2' promises to "take you to the hottest beaches, bars, and college dorm rooms for all the naughtiness that you’ve come to love from Girls Gone Wild."

Mantra says 'Girls Gone Wild' began shooting all of its content in High Definition two years ago, and has previously broadcast its Pay-Per-View shows in HD by InDemand Networks.

Both the HD DVD and Blu-ray versions of 'Sexiest Moments Ever 2' will include 1080 video transfers, and audio flavors in both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 surround.

The distributor has yet to indicate whether the two high-def releases will include any supplemental materials or other exclusive naughty bits, but we'll certainly keep you abreast if any additional specs are announced.

Suggested retail price for the next-gen versions of 'Sexiest Moments Ever 2' has been set at $24.95 apiece. (You can pre-order each at DVD Empire for $19.71 -- click the following links to pre-order the HD DVD or to pre-order the Blu-ray.)

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Tags: Mantra Films, Adult, Disc Announcements (all tags)