Magnolia to Unleash 'The Host' on HD DVD

Posted Tue Apr 24, 2007 at 01:04 PM PDT by
The Host

Hide the children and pets! Magnolia Home Entertainment plans to let the Asian scare flick 'The Host' loose to feast on HD DVD this summer.

Though 'The Host' has enjoyed only a very limited theatrical release in the U.S., it has quickly earned a reputation as the biggest cult horror flick the genre has seen in years.

Magnolia says it will bring the ode to classic monster movies to HD DVD on July 24. No specs are yet available, though the preliminary info from the indie distributor indicates a special edition, so we look forward to at least some supplemental features.

List price has been set at a suggested $29.98.

Magnolia currently has no word on a comparable Blu-ray version. However, given that the majority of their past releases have ultimately been released on both formats, a Blu-ray announcement may be forthcoming.

We've added a new listing for 'The Host' to our HD DVD Release Schedule, under July 24. Watch this space for full details to come in the days ahead.

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