Paramount Announces First HD DVD Titles
Posted Mon Jul 10, 2006 at 10:25 AM PDT by
Months after first pledging support for the HD DVD format at CES 2006, Paramount Home Entertainment has unveiled its first three
waves of disc releases, the studio announced today.
The studio will kick-off its support on July 25 with four titles: the action
hits 'Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
' and 'Sky
Captain and the World of Tomorrow
,' plus the Tim Burton horror smash 'Sleepy
Paramount will follow that up with a second slate on August 1 that includes
'We Were Soldiers
and the 2004 remake of 'The
Then three additional titles will see release on August 8: 'Aeon
,' 'The Italian
' and 'U2:
Rattle & Hum
"Our first ten titles showcase the breadth of advantages that the format
offers,” said Kelley Avery, president of worldwide home entertainment
for Paramount Pictures.
Paramount has not yet announced specs or technical details for its initial titles
at presstime; retail will list for $29.95 apiece.
Though the studio has previously pledged support for rival Blu-ray, they have
not yet announced titles for the format.
The latest details for all of Paramount's new announcements have been added
to our comprehensive HD
DVD Release Schedule