Paramount Plans 'Kite Runner' HD DVD for March

Posted Tue Jan 29, 2008 at 10:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke
The Kite Runner

In an early announce to retailers, Paramount has revealed a late March HD DVD arrival for the acclaimed drama 'The Kite Runner.'

Based on the controversial best-seller by Khaled Hosseini and directed by 'Monster's Ball' helmer Marc Foster, 'The Kite Runner' has received raves from the nation's top critics, as well as a recent Oscar nomination for Best Original Score.

Paramount has set a March 25 debut for the HD DVD, day-and-date with the standard-def DVD.

As the full media release is still to come, tech specs and supplemental details remain unavailable, but we'll keep you posted.

Retail for the HD DVD has been set at a suggested $39.98.

You'll find preliminary disc details for 'The Kite Runner' linked from our HD DVD Release Schedule, where it is indexed under March 25.

We've also set up a dedicated thread for Paramount's latest in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'The Kite Runner' HD DVD release.

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