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THE TEMPEST (2010) on Blu-ray only

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#1 of 4 Bob Cashill

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Posted September 07 2011 - 07:51 AM

Interesting that Julie Taymor's take on the play (with Helen Mirren and Russell Brand) will be on Blu-ray only via Disney. It's available next Tuesday. Has this ever happened with a new release from a major studio?

#2 of 4 gomezfan69


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Posted September 07 2011 - 02:07 PM

According to Amazon there is also a DVD release. it seems to just be a placeholder though as there is no release date listed. I wonder why they would release it on blu-ray only, unless it was requested by the director.

#3 of 4 Adam Gregorich

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Posted September 07 2011 - 02:18 PM

Ron posted the official Tempest Blu-ray release and according to the info we got from Disney it is on Blu-ray only at this time.  While Amazon has the DVD available for pre-order there is no release date tied to it.  I haven't seen this happen before.

#4 of 4 Yumbo



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Posted September 09 2011 - 02:38 AM

The DVD is scheduled for December. The studios are really pushing BRD this 4th quarter as a preference.