Fox Sets September Launch for 'Firefly' Blu-ray (UPDATED)

Posted Thu Jun 26, 2008 at 12:00 PM PDT by Peter Bracke
Firefly [Blu-ray Box Art]

UPDATE:We've received word from Fox Home Entertainment that despite any online retail reports, the Blu-ray of 'Firefly' has not yet been scheduled. Although the title is planned for release, official confirmation of a street date is pending. We've updated our database in the meantime, and will keep you posted.

In news sure to thrill Browncoats, Fox has set a late-September touchdown for Joss Whedon's cult classic 'Firefly.'

As previously rumored, Fox had been planning a next-gen release for the short-lived but much-beloved series for months, though the studio had stopped short of confirming a release window.

Now, in an early announcement to retailers, the studio has scheduled a complete series set of 'Firefly' (the show ran for only one season) on Blu-ray for September 23.

There are no supplemental details available as of yet, but early retail listings indicate tech specs featuring 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video and an English DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 5.1 Surround track.

An official press release is expected shortly, so we'll certainly keep you posted as further word comes to us.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray has been set at $89.95.

You'll find preliminary specs for 'Firefly' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 23.

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