Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the imminent arrival of its first three 50GB dual-layer Blu-ray movies.
First to hit the shelves will be new comedy Click on 10 October, followed by Black Hawk Down on 14 November and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby on 12 December.
All three titles were authored by the Sony Pictures Digital Authoring Centre and manufactured by Sony.
"As consumers make the leap to Blu-ray's incredible high-definition picture and cinema quality audio, they want access to a diverse selection of content packed with added-value features and reference titles," said David Bishop, president of Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
Sony has already released a number of high-definition movies since the initial launch of Blu-ray on 20 June, including 50 First Dates, The Fifth Element, Hitch, House of Flying Daggers, xXx, Ultraviolet, Underworld: Evolution, Basic Instinct 2: Risk Addiction, The Benchwarmers, Stealth, RV, Silent Hill, Into the Blue, Memento, SWAT, A Knight's Tale, The Big Hit and Tears of the Sun.
Sony intends to release Blu-ray disc content throughout the fourth quarter, including Monster House on 24 October and Little Man on 7 November.
Sony unveils first 50GB Blu-ray movies
By Clement James on Oct 10, 2006 9:53AM