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LOTR HD DVD & Blu-Ray News

January 18, 2007 at 10:26 pm by xoanon  - 

TheHutt writes: During their TotalHD press conference at CES, Warner announced that New Line was working on the Lord of the Rings trilogy for both HD DVD and Blu-ray. While they did confirm that the titles were in the works, no details were given. A source close to the matter gave us a few details of the upcoming release, these include:

  • Main feature will be a single DL disc on both HD DVD and Blu-ray. (no word if it will be a TotalHD disc (TotalDVD is a double-sided combination of HD-DVD and Blu-Ray)
  • The movies will be the Theatrical Versions of each film.
  • Both discs will be encoded using VC1
  • These will be the first titles to use Dolby TrueHD 7.1 Audio
  • Due to bandwidth constraints, as of now there will be no IME (“In Movie Experience”) like features.
Posted in DVDs, Movie Fellowship of the Ring, Movie Return of the King, Movie The Two Towers, Old Main News on January 18, 2007 by

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