First Titles to Include 'Dinosaur,' 'Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back,' and Others; Second Wave of Releases to Include 'Dark Water,' 'Gone in Sixty Seconds,' and Others
BURBANK, Calif., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Buena Vista Home Entertainment (BVHE) president Bob Chapek today announced that BVHE will begin releasing titles beginning September 19, 2006 on the Blu-ray Disc format. Titles available on that date will include Walt Disney Pictures' "Dinosaur" and "Eight Below;" Miramax Films' "Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back" and "The Great Raid." These four titles mark the first wave of an ongoing release strategy from BVHE which will support the Blu-ray format. Both "Eight Below" and "Dinosaur" will feature Blu-Scape, exclusive high-definition short films inspired by the movies available only on BVHE Blu-ray Discs. These shorts are presented in 1080p and shot by renowned cinematographer Louie Schwartzberg.