Buena Vista has some big plans for 2007!

Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment (BVWHE) President Bob Chapek today announced BVWHE's second wave of Blu-ray Disc® releases for 2007. Titles will include Ladder 49 (50GB) and Reign of Fire, which will be in stores on February 13, and The Prestige (50GB) which will be available day-and-date with DVD on February 20. Most Blu-ray(TM) titles from BVWHE will be available for $34.99 SRP.

Commenting on the announcement, Chapek stated, "Buena Vista's Blu-ray discs continue to draw critical raves for both their cutting edge delivery and innovative features. I'm confident the visual and audio experience of these new titles will be unsurpassed."

The Ladder 49 (Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta) 50GB Blu-ray Disc will feature original DVD bonus features including The Making Of Ladder 49, Everyday Heroes, Deleted Scenes, commentary from Director Jay Russell, the "Shine Your Light" Music Video by Robbie Robertson and Blu-ray exclusive Movie Showcase.

The fantasy thriller Reign of Fire (Christian Bale, Matthew McConaughey) will feature original DVD bonus materials including Breathing Life into The Terror: The Making of The Dragons, "Below The Line: If You Can't Stand The Heat" pyrotechnics featurette, a conversation with Director Rob Bowman, the original theatrical trailer and Blu-ray exclusive Movie Showcase.

The 50GB Blu-ray Disc release of The Prestige (Hugh Jackman, Christian Bale, Scarlett Johansson) will include DVD bonus features The Director's Notebook: The Cinematic Sleight of Hand Of Christopher Nolan, "The Art of The Prestige" featuring a dazzling display of costumes, scenery and set design, along with Blu-ray exclusive Movie Showcase.

Evan Jacobs