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, THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW, DIE HARD, FANTASTIC FOUR, HIDE & SEEK, I, ROBOT, INDEPENDENCE DAY, SPEED, THE TRANSPORTER, X-MEN, X2: X-MEN UNITED and X3: 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 PRESENTS: 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, 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; prebook is August 13.
About Digital Copy
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment continues its industry leadership with the inclusion of Digital Copy on select DVD and Blu-ray releases. Providing consumers with convenience, choice and portability in how they experience filmed entertainment, Digital Copy allows for quick and easy transfer of a digital movie file directly from disc to desktop to portable device. Digital Copy is currently available for PC and Mac computers and compatible with Apple iPod, iPhone and Windows Media based portable video players.
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.