Posted Mon Oct 12, 2009 at 11:10 AM PDT by Tom Landy
The sleeper hit of the summer will be exiled to Blu-ray before the new year.
Sony says 'District 9' will make its high-definition debut on December 29.
From producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp comes a startlingly original science-fiction thriller where alien refugees, stranded on Earth, are exiled to a slum on the fringes of Johannesburg.
The Blu-ray will feature 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Wikus; Innovation: Acting and Improvisation; Conception and Design: Creating the World of District 9; and Alien Generation: Visual Effects.
The Blu-ray will also include: Director's Commentary; Joburg From Above: Satellite and Schematics of the World of District 9 - Interactive Map; Koobus Big Gun; The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log Three-Part Documentary; The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker's Log - Chapter 3: Refining District 9; Cinechat; Sony's MovieIQ and BD-Live.
Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $39.95.
You can find the latest specs for 'District 9' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 29.
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