Posted Thu Mar 13, 2008 at 08:00 AM PDT by Peter Bracke
Lionsgate has released final specs for the May Blu-ray arrival of 'Rambo,' promising a fully stocked supplements package and a studio-first "digital copy" of the film.
As we first reported last week, the studio will bring the final chapter in the Sylvester Stallone carnage-fest to Blu-ray on May 27, day-and-date with the DVD.
Extensive bonus features shared across all versions of 'Rambo' include audio commentary with Stallone, a suite of six featurettes, deleted scenes, and a trailer gallery of past Rambo films.
Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be a Bonus View (Profile 1.1) picture-in-picture video commentary with Stallone, who will guide viewers on a behind-the-scenes tour of duty making 'Rambo.'
In a studio first, the 'Rambo' Blu-ray will also come with a bonus second DVD disc, which contains a standard-definition iTunes Digital Copy of the movie, enabling viewers to watch it on portable devices, such as a PC, iPod, or iPhone. (Lionsgate now follows Fox as the second major studio to team with Apple for Digital Copy.)
Previously announced tech specs for 'Rambo' boast 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video, and audio options in English PCM 7.1 Surround and Dolby Digital Surround EX 5.1.
Finally, Lionsgate has issued the final box art for 'Rambo,' which highlights Stallone's still-bulging physique:
Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.98.
You'll find final specs for 'Rambo' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 27. There it joins stand-alone editions of 'Rambo: First Blood Part II' and 'Rambo III,' as well as the 'Rambo Trilogy (Box Set),' all of which Lionsgate recently announced for release on the same date.
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