Posted Tue Jul 17, 2007 at 07:30 AM PDT by
Starz Home Entertainment has unveiled a unique release strategy for what was originally expected to be its first Blu-ray title, the acclaimed Showtime anthology series 'Masters of Horror.'
Although early indications were that Starz was planning to release 'Masters of Horror' to Blu-ray as a complete first season box set, the company has instead decided to break up the series' first season into a series of four stand-alone volumes.
Each of the volumes will feature three to four episodes on a single BD-50 dual-layer disc, with Starz staggering the release of the complete first season throughout the fall.
Tech specs include 1080p transfers (codec TBA), as well as uncompressed PCM 5.1 surround audio.
Supplements will mirror those found on the current standard-def DVD versions of 'Master of Horror,' which Starz (formerly Anchor Bay) released last year.
Retail price will be $29.98 per volume.
As with all Starz Blu-ray releases, 'Masters of Horror' will be distributed under the MGM Home Entertainment banner.
We've added all four volumes of 'Masters of Horror' to our Blu-ray Release Schedule, under their respective dates. Stay tuned for final details including box art in the days ahead.
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