Appaloosa on DVD 13th January 2009

Warner Lassoes Appaloosa for Blu-ray: Full Details and Cover Art
December 02, 2008

New Line and Warner Home Video will open the corral and let the new Western Appaloosa, starring Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris, Renee Zellweger and Jeremy Irons, run loose on Blu-ray Disc January 13.

The day-and-date with DVD release will be presented in widescreen 2.4:1 1080p video and 5.1 Dolby TrueHD lossless audio.

A respectable number of bonus features will be included on the BD-25 disc, one of which will be presented in high definition. The complete list is as follows.

* Commentary by Director Ed Harris and Screenwriter/Producer Robert Knott
* Additional Scenes with Selectable Ed Harris/Robert Knott Commentary (HD)
* Bringing the Characters of Appaloosa to Life featurette
* Historic Accuracy of Appaloosa featurette
* The Town of Appaloosa featurette
* Dean Semlers Return to the Western featurette

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Appaloosa on Blu-ray Disc has a retail price of $35.99.

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Warner Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Appaloosa on 13th January 2009 priced at $28.98 SRP. Ed Harris (who also directs, produces and co-scripts) and Viggo Mortensen star as friends and for-hire peacekeepers Cole and Hitch in this character-driven Western based on Robert B. Parkers novel. As the woman who arrives in town with only a dollar and a keen sense of survival, Renée Zellweger adds feelings – those things that can get you killed – to a quest to bring murderer Randall Bragg (Jeremy Irons) to justice. Blood will spill in the town called Appaloosa.

Features include:

* Anamorphic Widescreen
* English DD5.1 Surround
* English and Spanish subtitles
* Commentary by Director Ed Harris and Screenwriter/Producer Robert Knott
* Additional Scenes with Selectable Ed Harris/Robert Knott Commentary
* Corral of 4 Insightful Featurettes:
o Bringing the Characters of Appaloosa to Life
o Historic Accuracy of Appaloosa
o The Town of Appaloosa
o Dean Semlers Return to the Western