Posted Mon Jan 8, 2007 at 11:21 AM PST by
New title announcements continue to pour out of CES, with Fox/MGM announcing an extensive lineup of Blu-ray new release and catalog hits to come throughout 2007.
In advance of the Blu-ray Group's press conference to be held this afternoon at CES, the studios have issued a joint press release detailing their upcoming Blu-ray release plans. Among the many titles due for release this year from Fox include a very balanced, impressive assortment of both blockbuster theatrical hits and catalog favorites: :
April 3: 'The Fly (1986),' 'Tristan & Isolde,' 'Me, Myself & Irene,' 'Dude, Where's My Car?'
April 17: 'Turistas'
May: 'Master & Commander,' 'Man on Fire,' 'Edward Scissorhands,' 'Predator,' 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,' 'The Siege'
June: 'Independence Day,' 'I, Robot,' 'Cast Away'
And from MGM:
April: 'The Silence of the Lambs,' 'Hannibal'
May: 'Platoon,' 'The Graduate,' 'Battle of Britain,' 'A Bridge Too Far'
June: 'Ronin,' 'To Live & Die in L.A.,' 'A Fistful of Dollars,' 'Out of Time,' 'Walking Tall,' 'Bull Durham'
No specs for the above have yet to be unveiled, but according to release, Fox/MGM plans to aggressively support Blu-ray's cutting-edge interactive technology, including BD-Java and the increased storage capacity of 50GB dual-layer discs.
Looks like a very fine lineup for the first half of 2007. We've added all the titles to our Blu-ray Release Schedule, and stay tuned for further news as it is officially announced.
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