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Notorious (R1/US BD) in April

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Notorious on 21st April 2009. Chronicling the life of Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, Notorious follows the young rapper from the tough streets of Brooklyn to the heights of superstardom as he juggles the increasing demands of fatherhood, marriage and a music career. Amid chaos and controversy, Biggie’s talent and fierce determination help to solidify his legacy as one of hip-hop’s greatest MCs.

Available on single-disc DVD ($29.98 SRP) and Collector's Edition DVD ($34.98 SRP) and Blu-ray Disc ($39.99 SRP), features are outlined below...

Single-Disc DVD - Includes both Theatrical (122:54) and Unrated Director's Cut (128:59) versions of the film presented in anamorphic widescreen with English DD5.1 Surround audio and English, French and Spanish subtitles. There are no extras.

3-Disc Collector’s Edition DVD

  • Theatrical and Unrated Director’s Cut versions of the film
  • 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS Surround
  • English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles
  • Commentary with Director George Tillman, Jr., Co-Screenwriter Reggie Rock Bythewood, Co-Screenwriter Cheo Hodari Coker and Editor Dirk Westervelt
  • Commentary with Producer/Biggie's Mom Voletta Wallace, Producer/Biggie's Co-Manager Wayne Barrow and Producer/Biggie's Co-Manager Mark Pitts
  • Behind the Scenes: “Making of Notorious” Featurette
  • I Got a Story to Tell: The Lyrics of Biggie Smalls
  • NOTORIOUS Thugs: Casting the Film
  • Biggie Boot Camp
  • Anatomy of a B.I.G. Performance
  • Party & Bulls**t (never-before-seen footage of the real B.I.G.)
  • The B.I.G. Three-Sixty
    • The Petersen
    • Directing the Last Moments
    • It Happened Right Here
    • The Petersen Exit
    • The Shooting
    • The Impala
    • The Unfortunate Violent Act
    • The Window
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Assassin assembles his gun
    • Taking care of business
    • Big on his own
    • Finding inspiration
    • The assassin watches
    • In the hotel pool
    • East Coast in the house
    • After the accident
    • The assassin backs up
    • Extended Concert: Primo Street Rap
  • Digital Copy

Blu-ray Disc - Presented in 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Spanish DD5.1 and English HOH, French and Spanish subtitles, the disc includes all of the extras found on the CE DVD release as well as:
  • BD-Live Feature – The Music: get even closer with the music of B.I.G. with this interactive trivia track and tag and track your favourite songs throughout the movie
  • BonusVIEW – Life After Death: Making NOTORIOUS
  • Digital Copy

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