300 in July!

THIS..IS..SPARTA!!!**UPDATE – Exclusive Best Buy Package**
Well here it is, Warner Brothers has announced 300 in FOUR different editions hitting stores on July 31st. There will be a Single Disc, 2 Disc: Special Edition, HD DVD and Blu-Ray versions of the film.Just remember who told you first.Single Disc Specs ($28.98 SRP) –

  • Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Audio Commentary with Director Zack Snyder, Writer Kurt Johnstad and Director of Photography Larry Fong———2-Disc Special Edition Specs ($34.99 SRP) –
  • Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
  • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Audio Commentary with Director Zack Snyder, Writer Kurt Johnstad and
  • Director of Photography Larry Fong
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The 300- Fact or Fiction?
  • Who Were The Spartans: The Warriors of 300
  • Frank Miller Tapes
  • Webisodes
  • Photo Gallery———In addition, the HD DVD disc will be priced at $39.99 while the Blu-Ray will be $34.99. Both version will be 1080p VC-1 codec and have Dolby TrueHD 5.1 track… a first for a Warner title on both high-def formats.Here are the HD DVD specs from Warner Bros.:

    Loaded with over 90 minutes of thrilling extras. Watch the entire film with Blue Screen Picture-in-Picture (PIP) functionality and special commentary by Zack Snyder. Also includes an exclusive HD strategy game “Vengeance & Valor.”

    The Blu-ray version will feature all the same extras as its HD DVD counterpart, except it won’t have the PIP extra feature because Blu-ray players are unable to play it back at this point in time.Also, Shane might be attending the DVD launch party in San Diego… stay tuned for more.**UPDATE**It seems Best Buy has got themselves an exclusive deal. You’ll be able to walk into any of the stores and get a package with a mini spartan helmet and some lobby cards on top of the two discs of the special edition package. The new edition isn’t up on the US site yet, but has made it to the Canadian one for a fairly reasonable $39.99 – US residents can expect their price to be about the same, minus our crazy high taxes of course (our dollars have almost the same value these days – woo hoo) Check below for a look at the package.Cover Art-(Click to Enlarge)

    Best Buy Exclusive Package

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