New HD DVDs Announced by Warner and Universal Studios
Warner Home Video has announced that 16 Blocks (2006) will be released on HD DVD, June 13. This title will be the third one to be released on the HD DVD / DVD Combo Format disc offering the High-Definition (1080p) version of the film on one side and the Standard Definition (480p) of the film on the other.
The supplemental materials will include those included for the standalone DVD release also due on the same day, June 13. They are:
>> Alternate ending: Includes shocking alternate ending not shown in theaters with the option of viewing it individually or integrated with the film via seamless branching
>> Deleted scenes with Commentary by director Richard Donner and writer Richard Wenk
>> Theatrical Trailer
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced Backdraft will be coming to HD DVD on September 12. Video and audio specifications similar to the other Universal Studios' HD DVD can be expected and bonus materials from the DVD edition is also included on the HD DVD. More details soon...