Tuesday October 10, 5:35 pm ET
"Under Seige," "V For Vendetta," "Excalibur" on HD DVD
"The Phantom of the Opera," "The Searchers," "Under Seige" and "Unforgiven" on Blu-ray Disc
BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On October 31, Warner Home Video will release seven new high definition titles. Making their debuts are "V for Vendetta" and "Excalibur" on HD DVD and "The Phantom of the Opera," "The Searchers" and "Unforgiven" on Blu-ray Disc. "Under Siege" will be making a simultaneous debut on HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
"V for Vendetta" makes its HD DVD debut with In-Movie Experience (IME), the interactive feature allowing viewers to enjoy new ways of accessing interviews and other material — while the movie is running. The IME for "V for Vendetta" features the "Director's Notebook: Reimagining a Cult Classic for the 21st Century."
Both HD DVD and Blu-ray titles will be available for $28.99 SRP. All bonus materials on the Standard Definition versions of these titles will be included on the HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc versions.
About the Movies
From Joel Silver and the Wachowski brothers, creators of "The Matrix" trilogy, comes the most action-packed, entertaining and talked-about thriller this year. "V for Vendetta" is the electrifying story of an everyday woman in futuristic Britain who becomes the unlikely accomplice of a mysterious freedom fighter in his radical effort to rid the country of oppression. "V for Vendetta" is an exhilarating and innovative film featuring provocative performances by Natalie Portman and Hugo Weaving.
Warner Home Video HD DVDs and Blu-ray Discs offer resolution six times higher than standard definition DVDs, as well as extraordinarily vibrant contrast and color and beautifully crisp sound. The new formats also provide a higher level of interactivity, with instant access to extra features via a seamless menu-bar where viewers can enjoy features without leaving or interrupting the film.
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.