'Gangs of New York' Specs, Box Art Revealed

Posted Thu May 22, 2008 at 06:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
Gangs of New York

Final specs and box art are in for 'Gangs of New York,' which Disney will debut on Blu-ray this July with PCM audio and multiple bonus features.

As we first reported earlier this year, 'Gangs of New York' hits Blu-ray on July 1 as one of Martin Scorsese's most eagerly-awaited crime dramas.

Extras are identical to the previous DVD release, with audio commentary by Scorsese, four featurettes ("Costume Design," "Set Design," "History of the Five Points," "Exploring the Sets of Gangs of New York"), the Discovery Channel Special "Uncovering the Real Gangs of New York," a U2 music video and a pair of theatrical trailers.

Tech specs feature 1080p video and uncompressed English PCM 5.1 Surround audio, plus English and French Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround options.

Finally, Disney has revealed the final box art for 'Gangs of New York':

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $34.95.

You'll find final specs for 'Gangs of New York' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under July 1.

We've also set up a dedicated thread for Scorsese's latest in our Forums area -- click the following link to discuss the 'Gangs of New York' Blu-ray release.

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Gangs of New York (Blu-ray)
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