Posted Mon Feb 18, 2008 at 08:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke
After hinting at a high-def release for over a year, Fox has confirmed a May Blu-ray arrival for the Robert Redford-Paul Newman classic, 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.'
Although the George Roy Hill-directed blockbuster has long been promoted by Fox as "coming to Blu-ray," the studio has just revealed a May 13 street date for the film's high-def debut.
Complete supplement details include most (but not all) of the extras from the previous two-disc DVD special edition of 'Butch Cassidy,' including a pair of audio commentaries with the filmmakers, the documentary "All of What Follows is True: The Making of Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid," an additional "The Wild Bunch: The True Tale of Butch & Sundance" featurette, and deleted scenes.
Tech specs include 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround.
Fox has set a suggested retail for the Blu-ray of $39.98.
As always, you'll find final disc details for 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 13.
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