'Timecop,' 'Cat People' HD DVDs See Early Arrival

Posted Thu Dec 20, 2007 at 11:36 AM PST by Peter Bracke
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Last-minute Christmas shoppers will have a couple more HD DVD discs to choose from this Sunday, with Universal announcing another three-day release date advancement for 'Timecop' and 'Cat People.'

Originally scheduled for release next Tuesday December 26, the two Universal catalog releases will now officially see release three days earlier, on Sunday, December 23.

Specs for both titles remain the same as previously announced, with each receiving 1080p/VC-1 encodes and Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio on 'Cat People,' and Dolby Digital-Plus on 'Timecop.' 'Cat People' also includes audio commentary, making-of featurettes and additional extras.

'Timecop' and 'Cat People' are the latest in a series of release advancements for discs originally expected the day after Christmas, following similar announcements for the HD DVD releases of 'Eastern Promises' and 'The Kingdom,' as well New Line's Blu-ray release of 'Rush Hour 3.'

You'll find disc details for 'Timecop' and 'Cat People' linked from our HD DVD Release Schedule, where they're indexed under their new date of December 23, 2008.

We've also set up dedicated threads for discussion of these two titles in our Forums area -- click the following links to discuss the 'Cat People (1982)' HD DVD release and 'Timecop' HD DVD release.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Rush Hour 3 (Blu-ray)
Timecop (HD DVD)
Cat People (1982) (HD DVD)
Eastern Promises (HD DVD)
The Kingdom (2007) (HD DVD)
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