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Goldhil Bumps 'Chronos' Release Date, Adds HD Bonus Content
Tags: Disc Announcements, Exclusive HD Content (all tags) Citing technical delays and the addition of new HD bonus content, Goldhil Entertainment has delayed yesterday's planned HD-DVD release of the IMAX film 'Chronos' to mid-May, the distributor told High Def Digest.
It is the second delay for 'Chronos,' which was originally scheduled to debut simultaneously with the launch of the HD-DVD format on April 18.
Goldhil PR spokesperson Chris Donaldson says that in addition to production delays typical of new formats, the company is postponing the release to "...really create a more robust product that will meet the stringent technical demands of the high-def DVD market. We want this to be one of best high-def DVD titles, rather than beat the clock just to release product."
Donaldson also confirmed that both the HD-DVD and Blu-Ray versions of the title will now contain "a number of nice new extras" including exclusive HD bonus content not available on any previous video release, though exact details are not yet available.
Retail price for 'Chronos' on both the HD-DVD and Blu-Ray formats will remain the same at $24.95.
Our comprehensive HD-DVD Release Calendar has been updated with the street date change, and we will report the exact street date for the title as soon as it becomes available.