More 'Superman' for HD DVD

Posted Sun Sep 24, 2006 at 10:54 PM PDT by
Superman Hot on the heels of last week's announcement of 'Superman Returns,' Warner Home Video will also release 'Superman: The Movie' and 'Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut' on HD DVD this Fall.

Due in stores November 28 (simultaneous with 'Superman Returns'), both 'Superman: The Movie' and 'Superman II' will be presented in 2.40:1 widescreen and 1080p/VC-1 video, and include Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 surround tracks.

Supplemental details and what, if any, HD bonus content may be included have not yet been announced. However, a full release is expected from Warner in the coming days.

Note also that according to the latest information on Warner's official retail and press website, 'Superman: The Movie' will include the 151-minute, 2000 restoration version of the film. Likewise, 'Superman II' will feature the new 116-minute Richard Donner Cut only.

The studio has set a list price of $28.99 for each release. No Blu-ray versions have been announced.

We've added the latest specs for both titles to our complete HD DVD Release Schedule, and stay tuned for full details as soon as they are officially announced.

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