Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Warner's First DVD Title Arrives On HD DVD, May 27

[North America]

Warner Home Video has announced that the first film in the world to debut on the DVD format, Twister (1996), will at last be available to own in high-definition on the Special Edition HD DVD disc. The HD DVD is expected to be priced at $28.99 SRP a copy.

Main feature will be presented in:
  • 1080p High-Definition 16x9 2.4:1
  • Dolby TrueHD 5.1 (English)
    Dolby Digital-Plus 5.1 (English & French)
  • English [SDH] & French subtitle options

Bonus contents include:

  • Commentary by director Jan De Bont and Visual Effects Supervisor Stefan Fangmeir
  • New Featurette “Chasing the Storm: Twister Revisited”
  • The History Channel Documentary “Nature Tech: Tornadoes”
  • Anatomy of a Twister
  • HBO First Look: The Making of Twister
  • Van Halen “Humans Being” Music Video
  • Theatrical Trailers