Sony Bringing 'Passengers' to Blu-ray

Posted Wed Jan 14, 2009 at 10:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke

Sony Pictures has announced it will release the romantic thriller 'Passengers' on Blu-ray in late March.

Receiving only a limited release in theaters, and starring Anne Hathaway as a therapist investigating five participants in a mysterious plane crash, 'Passengers' will hit Blu-ray on March 24 (day-and-date with the standard DVD).

Tech specs will see a BD-50 dual-layer presentation with 1080p/AVC MPEG-4 video (2.40:1) and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround tracks in English and French.

Among the bonus features is audio commentary with director Rodrigo Garcia and actor Patrick Wilson, a pair of featurettes ("Analysis of the Plane Crash," "In the Night Sky: The Making and Manifest of Passengers") and deleted scenes.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $38.95.

You'll find the latest specs for 'Passengers' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 24.

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