Los Angeles –
said Wednesday it
will introduce all of its theatrical new releases in double Blu-ray Disc/DVD
packages beginning in the first quarter of 2010.
The combo packs will include
both standard DVD and Blu-ray copies of the film, as well as digital copy.
Warner will also include exclusive extras and BD-Live interactivity on each Blu-ray
Warner keeps pace with other
studios that have announced dual-format releases in recent months. Walt Disney
Studios Home Entertainment has released many of its new theatrical titles as
combo sets, and Universal Studios Home Entertainment said it will introduce
titles as flipper discs (one side Blu-ray the other side DVD) next month,
starting with the Bourne franchise.
Warner also announced the
release of Blu-ray Double Features, including two HD catalog films in one at a $24.98
The first set of Blu-ray
Double Features will appear on Feb. 23 and will include: “Analyze This/Analyze
That,” “Dirty Harry/Magnum Force,” “Grumpy Old Men/Grumpier Old Men,” “Miss
Congeniality/Miss Congeniality 2” and “Presumed Innocent/Frantic.”