MGM HOME ENTERTAINMENT
OFFERS NEW DVD + BLU-RAY COMBO COLLECTION
The Terminator, RoboCop, Rocky and Hoosiers
Among 16 Films Now Available
LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 21, 2010) – Dive into the Blu-ray format with a new collection of favorite films offered as affordable DVD + Blu-ray Disc Combos from MGM Home Entertainment. Conveniently packaged in standard DVD cases, these combination sets will be available in the DVD section of retailers, enabling buyers the convenience of upgrading their library to high definition Blu-ray when they purchase these films on DVD.
MGM is the first studio to offer an assortment of DVD + Blu-ray combination sets, designed to provide a solution for consumers who already own or are planning to upgrade to a high definition television but still want the standard DVD for secondary television sets and other playback devices.
“We are excited to offer consumers the convenience and ease of upgrading their film libraries and ‘future-proofing’ their DVD collections to Blu-ray,” said Eric Doctorow, General Manager, MGM Worldwide at Fox. “Having the Blu-ray disc packaged with the DVD available in the DVD section exposes Blu-ray to a vast audience that will likely purchase a Blu-ray player in the future.”
Film fans can choose from popular action-adventures like The Terminator and RoboCop, cinema classics like The Graduate or favorites such as Road House andRocky.
|DVD+BLU-RAY COMBOS INCLUDE:|
|Bulletproof Monk||Out of Time|
|Bridge Too Far||Road House|
|Last Waltz||The Usual Suspects|
About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., through its operating subsidiaries, is actively engaged in the worldwide production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video, interactive media, music and licensed merchandise. The company owns the world's largest library of modern films, comprising around 4,100 titles. Operating units include Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc., United Artists Films Inc., MGM Television Entertainment Inc., MGM Networks Inc., MGM Domestic Networks LLC, MGM Distribution Co, MGM International Television Distribution Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment LLC, MGM ON STAGE, MGM Music, MGM Worldwide Digital Media, MGM Consumer Products and MGM Interactive. In addition, MGM has ownership interests in international TV channels reaching nearly 120 countries. MGM ownership is as follows: Providence Equity Partners (29%), TPG (21%), Sony Corporation of America (20%), Comcast (20%), DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (7%) and Quadrangle Group (3%). For more information, visit www.mgm.com
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is a recognized global industry leader and a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company. Representing 75 years of innovative and award-winning filmmaking from Twentieth Century Fox, TCFHE is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming, acquisitions and original productions on DVD, Blu-ray Disc, Digital Copy, Video On Demand and Digital Download. The company also releases all products globally for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce throughout the world.