More 'Watchmen' Coming to Blu-ray

Posted Wed Feb 4, 2009 at 09:00 AM PST by Peter Bracke
Watchmen: Tale of Black Freighter & Under the Hood

Warner has more 'Watchmen' on the way for high-def fans, announcing the double-header 'Tales of the Black Freighter' and 'Under the Hood' for a Blu-ray release in late-March.

Featuring the voices of Gerald Butler and other stars of the upcoming 'Watchmen' theatrical film, 'Watchmen: Tales of Black Freighter & Under the Hood' includes two full-length, direct-to-video animated premieres.

Warner will debut the set on March 24, day-and-date with the standard DVD version. (The release will follow another 'Watchmen' animated Blu-ray release, 'Watchmen: The Complete Animated Comic,' which hits Blu-ray from Warner on March 3.)

Tech specs include 1080p/VC-1 video and English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio.

Extras feature the featurettes "Story Within A Story: The Books of Watchmen" and "First Look at Green Lantern."

Also included on a second disc is a Digital Copy of the film (in standard-def) compatible with PCs, PSP and iTunes.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $35.98.

You'll find the latest specs for 'Watchmen: Tales of Black Freighter & Under the Hood' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 24.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
Watchmen: Tales of Black Freighter & Under the Hood (Blu-ray)
Watchmen: The Complete Motion Comic (Blu-ray)
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