'A Mighty Heart' to Beat on HD DVD this October

Posted Tue Aug 21, 2007 at 11:30 AM PDT by
A Mighty Heart

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced it will bring the Angelina Jolie drama 'A Mighty Heart' to HD DVD this October.

Starring Jolie as Marianne Pearl, the wife of slain journalist Daniel Pearl, 'A Mighty Heart' earned strong critical buzz and early Oscar talk, but ultimately fizzled at the summer box office, barely scraping up a $15 million domestic gross.

The studio's first newly-announced title following its switch to HD DVD exclusivity, Paramount will hope to rev up the Oscar buzz once again with a October 16 video release, day-and-date on standard-def DVD and HD DVD only.

Specs for the high-def version include 1080p video and uncompressed PCM 5.1 audio.

Extras -- all presented in full HD video -- include two featurettes, a public service announcement and the original theatrical trailer.

Retail will list for $39.98.

We've added full specs for 'A Mighty Heart' to our HD DVD Release Schedule, under October 16.

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