Black Hawk Down in November
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment have announced the USA Blu-ray Disc release of Black Hawk Down for 14th November 2006 priced at $28.95 SRP each. Following its initial delay Ridley Scott’s Black Hawk Down is now back on track for a HD release and is confirmed as using a 50GB Dual-Layer disc with a healthy quota of bonus features as detailed below.
“With a richly detailed master and long running time, Black Hawk Down is an ideal title to demonstrate Blu-ray’s 50GB capability, without any compromise in features or quality,” said Don Eklund, Executive Vice President, Advanced Technologies, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Black Hawk Down is also the first Blu-ray Disc title to feature SPHE’s new Blu-Wizard™, a unique playlist technology which lets consumers customize the way they watch special features.
Special features consumers may customize on the Black Hawk Down Blu-ray Disc include:
- 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen
- English PCM 5.1 (Uncompressed)
- English & French DD5.1 Surround
- Subtitles: English, Chinese, French, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai
- Audio Commentary with Author Mark Bowden, Screenwriter Ken Nolan, Producer Jerry Bruckheimer, Director Ridley Scott and U.S. Special Forces Veterans ’93
- “The Essence of Combat – Making Black Hawk Down” Featurettes
- “Getting It Right”
- “Crash Course”
- “Battlefield Morocco”
- “Hymn to the Fallen”
- “Digital Warriors”
- “After Action Report”