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  1. 'Quantum of Solace' Announced On DVD And Blu-ray

    Quantum of Solace, the latest record-breaking James Bond film in the long-running series, has been formally announced on DVD and Blu-ray Disc today.

    The movie will be available on DVD in a single-disc edition and a two-disc special edition. The Blu-ray edition will feature the same content as the two-disc DVD, but in high definition.

    'Quantum of Solace' - Single Disc Edition 'Quantum of Solace' - Special Edition 'Quantum of Solace' - Blu-ray Disc

    Quantum of Solace on Single-Disc DVD, Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Disc.

    QUANTUM OF SOLACE: Daniel Craig Returns as 007 in the Multi Million Global Box Office Smash Debuting On Blu-ray Disc and DVD Worldwide March 2009 From MGM and Fox Home Entertainment

    LOS ANGELES – The high-octane action of the world’s most famous secret agent continues when Quantum of Solace explodes onto Blu-ray Disc and DVD this March from MGM and Fox Home Entertainment.

    A worldwide box office phenomenon, Quantum of Solace has broken countless records and scored among the top 20 film openings of all time in 67 international territories. Bond… James Bond remains one of the world’s largest and most successful film franchises with 22 films to date.

    Starting shortly after Casino Royale ends, Daniel Craig returns as James Bond, betrayed by the woman he loved and determined to find those responsible for her death. His pursuit and determination lead him deeper into the criminal organization known as “Quantum” and into the company of Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), an environmentalist using his wealth and power to help overthrow a government in exchange for a barren piece of desert land that will allow him to control the country’s water supply. Forced to work without the help of MI6, Bond partners with Camille (Olga Kurylenko), a young woman on her own quest for justice, and together they travel across the globe in order to stop Greene and seek retribution.

    The 22nd film in the James Bond franchise, Quantum of Solace features many familiar faces from 2006’s Casino Royale including Academy Award* winner Dame Judi Dench as Bond’s closest confidant, M; Giancarlo Giannini as René Mathis; and Jeffrey Wright as Felix Leiter. The Blu-ray Disc and two-disc Special Edition DVD contains special features including behind-the-scenes featurettes, crew files, plus a music video for “Another Way to Die” featuring Jack White and Alicia Keys.

    *1999; Best Actress in a Supporting Role; Shakespeare in Love

    Quantum of Solace will be available on Blu-ray Disc, single-disc DVD and two-disc Special Edition DVD as follows (product may vary by country):

    • AUSTRALIA – March 18
    • UK – March 23
    • NORTH AMERICA – March 24
    • NETHERLANDS – March 25
    • SWEDEN – March 25
    • SPAIN – March 25
    • ITALY – March 26
    • GERMANY – March 27
    • MEXICO – March 27
    • SWITZERLAND – March/May
    • FRANCE – May 13
    • JAPAN – June 16
    • BRAZIL – June 24 (retail) / March 23 (rental)

    Synopsis

    Daniel Craig returns as James Bond in this thrilling, action-packed adventure which starts shortly after Casino Royale ends. Betrayed by the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. On a nonstop quest for justice that crisscrosses the globe, Bond meets the beautiful but feisty Camille (Olga Kurylenko), who leads him to Dominic Greene (Mathieu Amalric), a ruthless businessman and major force within the mysterious “Quantum” organization. When Bond uncovers a conspiracy to take control of one of the world’s most important natural resources, he must navigate a minefield of treachery, deception and murder to neutralize “Quantum” before it’s too late!

    Single-Disc DVD Special Features:

    • “Another Way to Die” Music Video
    • Theatrical Trailers

    Two-Disc Special Edition DVD Special Features:

    Includes all of the above single-disc content plus additional bonus features:

    • “Bond on Location” 24-minute special feature
    • Start of Shooting
    • On Location
    • Olga Kurylenko and the Boat Chase
    • Director Marc Forster
    • The Music
    • Crew Files

    Blu-ray DVD Special Features:

    Includes all of the above two-disc special edition content in spectacular hi-definition.

    About EON Productions

    EON Productions/Danjaq LLC is owned by the Broccoli family and has produced twenty-two James Bond films since 1962, including Quantum of Solace. The James Bond films, produced by Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, make up the longest running franchise in film history and include the recent blockbuster films GoldenEye, Tomorrow Never Dies, The World is Not Enough, Die Another Day and Casino Royale. EON Productions and Danjaq LLC are affiliate companies and control all worldwide merchandising of the James Bond franchise.

    About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., through its operating subsidiaries, is actively engaged in the worldwide production and distribution of motion pictures, television programming, home video, interactive media, music and licensed merchandise. The company owns the world’s largest library of modern films, comprising around 4,100 titles.

    Operating units include Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Inc., United Artists Films Inc., Ventanazul, MGM Television Entertainment Inc., MGM Networks Inc., MGM Domestic Networks LLC, MGM Distribution Co., MGM International Television Distribution Inc., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Home Entertainment LLC, MGM ON STAGE, MGM Music, MGM Worldwide Digital Media, MGM Consumer Products and MGM Interactive. In addition, MGM has ownership interests in international TV channels reaching nearly 120 countries. MGM ownership is as follows: Providence Equity Partners (29%), TPG (21%), Sony Corporation of America (20%), Comcast (20%), DLJ Merchant Banking Partners (7%) and Quadrangle Group (3%). For more information, visit www.mgm.com.

    A recognized global industry leader, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC (TCFHE) is the worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox film and television programming on DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD) and Digital Copy as well as acquisitions and original productions. The company also releases all products around the globe for MGM Home Entertainment. Each year TCFHE introduces hundreds of new and newly enhanced products, which it services to retail outlets – from mass merchants and warehouse clubs to specialty stores and e-commerce – throughout the world. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC is a subsidiary of Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, a News Corporation company.

    Quantum of Solace – North America

    DVD Price:

    • $29.98 U.S. / $43.48 Canada (Single-Disc)
    • $34.98 U.S. / $45.98 Canada (Special Edition)
    • $39.99 U.S. / $49.99 Canada (Blu-ray Disc)

    Order Due Date: February 25, 2009
    Street Date: March 24, 2009
    Catalog Number: M113466 (SD)
    M113478 (SE)
    M113508 (BD)
    Total Run Time: 106 minutes
    Rating: PG-13
    Screen Format: Widescreen
    Closed Captioned: Yes

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    Matt Weston @ 2009-01-16
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