'Milk' Blu-ray Delivery this March

Posted Fri Jan 30, 2009 at 12:00 PM PST by Peter Bracke

Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced an early-March Blu-ray arrival for the acclaimed biopic 'Milk.'

Marking the first of this year's five Best Picture Oscar nominees to be announced for home video, Universal today confirmed a March 10 Blu-ray release (day-and-date with the DVD) for the Sean Penn-starrer.

Gus Van Sant's critically lauded biopic of the late Mayor of Castro Street will enjoy a BD-50 dual-layer presentation with 1080p video and DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround.

Standard extras include a suite of three featurettes: "Remembering Harvey," "Hollywood Comes to San Francisco" and "Marching for Equality."

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be deleted scenes (downloadable via BD-Live only) and the My Scenes Sharing function.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.95.

You'll find preliminary specs for 'Milk' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 10.

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