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Specs, Box Art in For 'Kite Runner' HD DVD
Tags: Disc Announcements, Paramount (all tags)
Confirming earlier retailer reports, Paramount has officially announced a March HD DVD arrival for the acclaimed drama 'The Kite Runner.'
As we've previously reported, Paramount recently told retailers it was planning a March 25 street date for the HD DVD edition of the Marc Forster-directed film (day-and-date with the standard DVD). Now the official media announce is in, with Paramount revealing plans for a full-blown special edition with multiple extras.
Announced supplements include an audio commentary with director Marc Forster, screenwriter David Benioff and Khalid Hosseini, the "Words from The Kite Runner" featurette, an "Images from The Kite Runner" still gallery, a PSA, and the theatrical trailer.
Tech specs include 1080p/VC-1 video and Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 Surround and subtitle options in English, French and Spanish.
Paramount has also unveiled box art for the HD DVD:
As previously announced, suggested list price for the HD DVD has been set at $39.98.
You'll find final disc details for 'The Kite Runner' linked from our HD DVD Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 25.
- Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
- American Gangster (Blu-ray)
- Earlier on High-Def Digest:
- Paramount Plans 'Kite Runner' HD DVD for March (Jan 29, 2008)
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