Placing physical media at the center of the digital revolution, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment gives consumers ultimate flexibility with the release of several best-selling DVDs with Digital Copy on September 23. Increasingly popular because of its viewing flexibility, Digital Copy allows consumers to effortlessly transfer copies of their favorite classic comedy or action-packed films to their iTunes digital library and then view on a Mac or PC, iPod, iPhone or on a widescreen TV with Apple TV. DIGITAL COPY also works with Microsoft Windows Media enabled portable video players. All of the 20 releases featuring Digital Copy provide consumers with the ability to watch the actual DVD or transfer a copy of the movie to a portable device for on the go entertainment.
"Our research shows that when given the option, consumers recognize the incredible value proposition that Digital Copy provides as a simple, fast way to move content to a portable device," noted Mary Daily, Executive Vice President, North America Marketing, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. "Digital Copy puts the disc at the center of the digital revolution happening in households nationwide and meets the entertainment needs of the entire family from the TV, to the computer to an iPod."
The first wave of DVDs to debut with Digital Copy include the studio's hilarious comedies Napoleon Dynamite, Office Space, The Girl Next Door, Grandma's Boy, There's Something About Mary, Dodgeball and Super Troopers, and action favorites Behind Enemy Lines, Day After Tomorrow, Die Hard, Fantastic Four, Hide and Seek, I, Robot, Independence Day, Speed, The Transporter, X-Men, X-2: X-Men United and X-3: X-Men - The Last Stand. Additionally, the all-new Reno 911: Miami - More Busted Than Ever Unrated Cut will also be released with Digital Copy on September 23.
To further consumer education, every Fox DVD with Digital Copy will feature dedicated packaging with an overview of how Digital Copy works to show just how easy it is to transfer a film to a personal video player.
As the pioneer of Digital Copy, Fox was the first studio to introduce DVDs with Digital Copy for iTunes with the January 2008 release of the Family Guy "Star Wars" parody Family Guy: Blue Harvest, announced at the annual Macworld Conference in San Francisco. To date, the studio has issued several new releases with Digital Copy for iTunes including What Happens in Vegas, Street Kings, Hitman, Juno, Alien vs. Predator/Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem and Jumper.
Each title will be available individually for a suggested retail price of $19.98 U.S./$21.98 Canada.