Posted Thu Mar 8, 2007 at 12:35 AM PST by
Breaking up its best-selling 'Ultimate Missions' HD DVD and Blu-ray box sets, Paramount Home Entertainment will release the first two 'Mission: Impossible' films as stand-alone discs on May 22.
Both 'Mission: Impossible' and its first sequel 'M:i-2' were originally available only as part of Paramount's 'Ultimate Missions' box set, which quickly became the studio's all-time top-selling next-gen release. (The package also contained the final installment in the trilogy, 'M:i:III,' which has already been made available for purchase separately).
Now, with 'Ultimate Missions' apparently having run through most of its sales course, the studio is finally ready to issue stand-alone versions of 'Mission: Impossible' and 'M:i-2.'
Each single-disc release will be identical to the versions in the box set. Tech specs include 1080p transfers and Dolby Digital 5.1 tracks, and a wealth of extras, including commentaries multiple featurettes, still galleries and more.
Paramount has set a $29.95 list price for each 'Mission' flick.
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