My Two Cents: Blu-ray/DVD News Catch-up – Universal to restore 15 silent films, plus Olive's July Slate & more http://t.co/ic656p7DFE
And second, Disney has just officially announced that The Jungle Book will finally arrive on Blu-ray Disc on 2/11/14 as a Diamond Edition. There will be two versions – a Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy set in gold packaging and a Blu-ray/DVD set in blue packaging. Extras on both will include all the previous DVD extras, plus introductions by Diane Disney Miller and Richard M. Sherman, an alternate ending (Mowgli and The Hunter), the Music, Memories & Mowgli: A Conversation with Richard M. Sherman, Diane Disney Miller and Floyd Norman featurette, Disney Intermission “Bear-E-Oke” Sing-a-Longs hosted by Baloo, something called @DisneyAnimation: Sparking Creativity and finally what appears to be a promotional featurette – I Wanna Be Like You: Hangin’ Out at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Audio will include 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital 5.1 and the “original theatrical mix.” Here’s a look at the cover artwork (along with The Hobbit just because)…
Have a great weekend!
- Bill Hunt