First Look: 'Water Horse' Blu-ray Box Art (UPDATED)

Posted Mon Mar 10, 2008 at 11:30 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
Water Horse: Legend of the Deep

UPDATE (03/11/08): We've received word from Sony that the correct street date for 'The Water Horsse' is April 8. We've updated our database accordingly.

It's not due to surface on high-def until early April, but Sony has unveiled the Blu-ray art for 'Water Horse: Legend of the Deep.'

As we've previously reported, Sony has set an April 1 Blu-ray arrival for the effects-laden family adventure, which will hit stores day-and-date with the standard-def DVD.

Announced bonus features include a suite of six making-of featurettes ("Creating Crusoe," "Myths and Legends," "Setting the Scene," "The Characters," "The Story," "Water Works: Creating the Water Horse") and deleted scenes. Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be the "The Water Horse: Virtual Crusoe" BD-Java-based interactive game.

Tech specs boast 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, along with Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio in both English and French.

Fox has now issued the box art for 'Water Horse,' which gives a closer look at the flick's titular monster:

Retail for 'Water Horse' has been set at a suggested list of $38.95.

You'll find complete specs for 'The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, indexed under April 1.

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

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The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep (Blu-ray)
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