'The Ten Commandments' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 06:00 AM PST by

Cecil B. DeMille's 1956 epic will part the high-definition seas this March.

In an early announcement to retailers, Paramount Home Entertainment says 'The Ten Commandments' is in the works for Blu-ray on March 29.

Starring Charlton Heston, the classic film was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture -- winning Best Special Effects.

Specs have yet to be revealed, but supplements will include: Commentary by Katherine Orrison, author of Written in Stone: Making Cecil B. DeMille's Epic, The Ten Commandments; Newsreel: The Ten Commandments - Premiere in New York (in HD); and Theatrical Trailers (in HD).

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is still undetermined at this time.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Ten Commandments' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 29.

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The Ten Commandments (1956) (Blu-ray)
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