TCFHE Press Release: X-Men Origins: Wolverine (DVD/Blu-ray)

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    WITNESS THE BIRTH OF
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']THE HERO AMONG ALL MUTANTS[/FONT]

    X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE

    Hugh Jackman Returns In The $175+ Million Box Office Smash, Slashing Its Way Onto Blu-ray Disc And Special Edition DVD With Digital Copy On September 15From Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment --Blu-ray Disc Marks The Studio’s First Ever ReleaseFeaturing “Live Lookup” An Interactive IMDB BD-Live Technology --
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']CENTURY CITY, Calif.[/FONT][FONT= 'Times New Roman'] – Experience the very first chapter of the exciting X-Men saga through the eyes of a true Marvel legend when X-Men Origins: Wolverine arrives Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Special Edition DVD September 15 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Hugh Jackman (Australia, Deception) returns as the iconic character in an epic adventure that pits Wolverine and all mutants against powerful forces determined to eliminate them. Spanning over 150 years, X-Men Origins: Wolverine chronicles young James Logan and his tortured past… from boy, to man, to mutant. From conflicts with his half brother Victor Creed – aka Sabretooth (Liev Schreiber; Defiance, The Ten), his membership in Team X, his infamous adamantium rebirth and the total memory loss that ultimately fuels his angry quest, X-Men Origins: Wolverine paints the vivid and difficult journey of the legendary superhero.[/FONT]
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    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Directed by Gavin Hood (Rendition) from a script by David Benioff (The Kite Runner, Stay) and Skip Woods (Hitman, Swordfish), X-Men Origins: Wolverine delves deep into the X-Men universe by introducing comic-book mainstays into the film including Ryan Reynolds (The Proposal, Van Wilder) as Deadpool, Taylor Kitsch (“Friday Night Lights,” Snakes on a Plane) as Gambit, Danny Huston (30 Days of Night, The Kingdom) as Colonel William Stryker, Dominic Monaghan (“Lost,” The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) as Bolt and Black Eyed Peas front man Will.i.Am as Wraith. The two-disc BD offers fans the studio’s first ever release featuring “Live Lookup, an interactive BD-Live technology gives fans access to up-to-date filmographies and information related to the film via IMDb.[/FONT]
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    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']The X-Men Origins: Wolverine BD and Special Edition DVD are both loaded with bonus material including commentary by director Hood and producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter, a conversation with Wolverine creators Stan Lee and Len Wein, deleted and alternate scenes, behind-the-scenes featurettes and much more. The Ultimate 2-Disc Blu-ray will be available for a suggested retail price of $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada while the 2-Disc Special Edition DVD will be available for $34.98 U.S. / $45.98 Canada, both featuring Digital Copy. Additionally, a single-disc DVD will be available for $29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada. Prebook is August 19.[/FONT]

    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Synopsis:[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Leading up to the events of X-Men, X-Men Origins: Wolverine tells the story of Wolverine’s epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose appearances in the film have long been anticipated.[/FONT]

    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Blu-ray Disc Specs:[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']The X-Men Origins: Wolverine BD is presented in widescreen (FOX TO PROVIDE ASPECT RATIO) on a 50GB dual-layer disc authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression with English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio and French / Spanish 5.1 DTS along with English / French / Spanish subtitles. Special features include:[/FONT]
    · [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Disc One[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Commentary by Director Gavin Hood[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Commentary by Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']The Roots of Wolverine: A Conversation with X-Men creators Stan Lee and Len Wein[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']“Wolverine Weapon X Mutant Files Featurette: 10 Character Chronicles[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']“The Thrill of the Chase: The Helicopter Chase Sequence” featurette[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']“X Connect and On Set With Gavin Hood” featurette[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']X-Facts: Trivia Track[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Gavin Hood[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Alternate Memory Erase Sequence[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Alternate Tag Scene: Japan[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Fox Movie Channel Presents:[/FONT][FONT= 'Times New Roman'] World Premiere[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']IMDB BD-Live technology[/FONT]
    · [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Disc Two[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Digital Copy[/FONT]

    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Two-Disc Special Edition Specs:[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']The X-Men Origins: Wolverine 2-Disc Special Edition DVD is presented in widescreen (FOX TO PROVIDE ASPECT RATIO) with English 5.1 Dolby Surround and French / Spanish Dolby Surround along with English / French / Spanish subtitles. Special features include:[/FONT]
    · [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Disc One[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Commentary by Director Gavin Hood[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Commentary by Producers Lauren Shuler Donner and Ralph Winter[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']The Roots of Wolverine: A Conversation with X-Men creators Stan Lee and Len Wein[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']“Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins” featurette[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Deleted and Alternate Scenes[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Alternate Tag Scene: Japan[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Anti-Smoking PSA: Bubbles[/FONT]
    · [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Disc Two[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Digital Copy[/FONT]

    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Single-Disc Specs:[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']The X-Men Origins: Wolverine Single-Disc DVD is presented in widescreen (FOX TO PROVIDE ASPECT RATIO) with English 5.1 Dolby Surround and French / Spanish Dolby Surround along with English / French / Spanish subtitles. Special features include:[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']“Wolverine Unleashed: The Complete Origins” featurette[/FONT]
    o [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Anti-Smoking PSA: Bubbles[/FONT]
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    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']X-MEN ORIGINS: WOLVERINE[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Street Date: September 15, 2009[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Pre-book Date: August 19, 2009[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Pricing: $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada (Blu-ray Disc)[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman'] $34.98 U.S. / $45.98 Canada (Special Edition)[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman'] $29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada (Single Disc)
    Catalog Numbers: 2260280 (Blu-ray Disc)[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman'] 2260295 (Special Edition)[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman'] 2260285 (Single Disc)[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Feature Run Time: 107 minutes[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']MPAA Rating: PG-13[/FONT]
    [FONT= 'Times New Roman']Closed Captioned: Yes[/FONT]
     

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