'The Pacific' Blu-ray Dated

Posted Tue Jun 8, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT by

Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks' follow-up to their epic miniseries 'Band of Brothers' will be storming onto Blu-ray this November.

HBO has officially dated 'The Pacific' for a high-definition release on November 2.

The miniseries follows the historical stories of three U.S. Marines across the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but the 5-disc set will include: Historical Background Prologues, Making The Pacific, Profiles of The Pacific, and Anatomy of the Pacific War.

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be: The Pacific Enhanced Viewing Mode (a 10-part, 10-hour picture-in-picture feature with interviews with historians and veterans, archival footage, maps, and more) and The Pacific Field Guide (another feature with even more interviews, maps, photos, and more).

Suggested list price for this set will be $99.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Pacific' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under November 2.

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