Cinema Retro has received the following press release from Eon Productions and Fox Home Entertainment:
VEGAS, NV (Jan.
10, 2012) – In celebration of James Bond’s monumental golden
anniversary, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Twentieth Century Fox Home
Entertainment today unveiled BOND 50, a collectible box-set featuring
all 22 James Bond films on Blu-ray Disc for the first time in one
complete offering. The longest running film franchise of all time, the Bond
50 collection marks the debut of nine James Bond films previously
unavailable in high definition Blu-ray. Fans around the world can pre-order now
with participating online retailers.
Acclaimed Bond directors John Glen (five Bond films including For Your Eyes
Only, Octopussy, A View to a Kill, The Living Daylights &
Licence To Kill), Martin Campbell (GoldenEye, Casino Royale)
and Michael Apted (The World Is Not Enough) with special guests Olga
Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace) and Caterina Murino (Casino Royale)
made the Blu-ray announcement today during a Directors’ Panel discussion in the
Panasonic Booth at the annual Consumer Electronics Show.
BOND 50 showcases fifty years of Bond neatly packaged into one cool,
sleek collectable box-set featuring all six iconic James Bond actors. Produced
using the highest possible picture quality and audio presentation, the
collection includes all 22 James Bond feature films from Dr. No to Quantum
of Solace and more than 130 hours of bonus features including some
new and exclusive content.
“With all 22 feature films available on Blu-ray in one collection for the first
time this is a great way for fans to catch up on 007’s epic journey before Skyfall
hits theaters next Fall,” said Michael Brown, Senior Vice President, MGM
Home Entertainment. “Now viewers can enjoy the intense action of the innovative
franchise in the most immersive home experience possible.”
“We have a whole program of exciting activities planned for our 50th
anniversary year, beginning with today’s announcement, by Fox, of the release
of all 22 films on Blu-ray for the very first time,’’ added Michael G. Wilson
and Barbara Broccoli, with Eon Productions. “We are also delighted that Fox has
unveiled a specially designed anniversary poster which we hope the fans will
love as much as we do. Our website, 007.com will be regularly updated with all
the latest anniversary news and events.”
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