CES: Sony Blu-ray Disc 1st QTR 2007
At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show Sony Pictures Home Entertainment revealed their first quarter Blu-ray Disc line-up. By far the biggest announcement is the release of Casino Royale on 13th March as a 50GB dual-layer disc encoded in MPEG-4 AVC. This however will not be the studio’s first use of the MPEG-4 AVC codec, that honour falls to Open Season which is due on 30th January.
Most of the titles detailed have already been announced, with the line-up as follows...
16 Jan 07: Gridiron Gang (50GB)
16 Jan 07: Resident Evil: Apocalypse (featuring Blu-Wizard)
30 Jan 07: Open Season (50GB MPEG-4 AVC)
06 Feb 07: Running with Scissors (50GB)
06 Feb 07: The Tailor of Panama (50GB)
20 Feb 07: Vertical Limit (50GB)
27 Feb 07: Stranger than Fiction (50GB)
13 Mar 07: Casino Royale (50GB MPEG-4 AVC)
13 Mar 07: Layer Cake (50GB)
Also upcoming from the SPHE catalog are Hostel, Jerry Maguire and A Few Good Men.
Further details on Casino Royale can be found here.