Sony Unveils 'Da Vinci Code' Blu-ray Specs, Exclusives

Posted Wed Feb 25, 2009 at 12:30 PM PST by Peter Bracke
The Da Vinci Code [Revised Blu-ray Box Art]

Sony Pictures has revealed final specs for 'The Da Vinci Code,' which comes to Blu-ray this April as a two-disc set with exclusive content.

As previously reported, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment finally confirmed a April 28 Blu-ray debut for the blockbuster adaptation of Dan Brown's runaway best-seller (timed to coincide with the upcoming big-screen release of its sequel, 'Angels & Demons').

Full specs are now in, with the film being presented in its extended cut form across a BD-50 dual-layer disc with 1080/AVC MPEG-4 video and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio.

Throwing in an extra disc just for supplements, bonus features include a select scenes audio commentary with director Ron Howard, plus over a dozen making-of featurettes ("A Discussion With Dan Brown," "A Portrait of Langdon," "Who is Sophie Neveu?," "Unusual Suspects," "Magical Places," "Close-up on Mona Lisa," "The Filmmakers' Journey," "The Codes of The Da Vinci Code," "The Music of The Da Vinci Code," "Book to Screen," "The Da Vinci Props," "The Da Vinci Sets," "Re-creating Works of Art," "The Visual Effects World of The Da Vinci Code," "Scoring The Da Vinci Code," "La Partie Francaise Du Da Vinci Code").

Exclusive to the Blu-ray release is the "Unlocking the Code" interactive picture-in-picture track. Like all Sony titles, 'The Da Vinci Code' comes BD-Live-enabled, though at press time there is no exclusive content announced.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $38.95.

You'll find the latest specs for 'The Da Vinci Code' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under April 28.

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The Da Vinci Code: Extended Cut (Blu-ray)
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