Register / Log in

View Classic Site
Latest News
Avatar: The Last Airbender
'The Complete Series' Blu-ray Disc is Confirmed for Spring
When Calls the Heart
Formal Studio Press Brief For Next Month's 'The Heart Of Homecoming'
Coroner, The
DVD Plans (Including Date and Pricing) for 'Season 2'
We'll Meet Again
Official PBS Press Release for the DVD Release Starring Ann Curry
Detectorists
RLJ/Acorn Distribute the Box Cover Art for 'Series 3' on DVD
more news
Pick of the Week
Latest Review

MacGyver
Season 1

Togetherness
The Complete 1st Season

Birds of Prey - Studio Sends Over Package Art, Closer Release Date for The Complete Series DVDs! ***Updated***


Get this 4-disc set a few days before The Dark Knight hits theaters

Posted by David Lambert
4/03/2008
 
After waiting all this time, fans have been thrilled about yesterday's studio press release from Warner about the July 29th release of Birds of Prey - The Complete Series. But what if you could get it two weeks sooner?

A short time ago the studio sent out an "e-announcement" to retailers and press, showing off the first look at the package art for this release. The text that grabbed our attention was the part that said "streets 3 days before The Dark Knight hits theaters!" (seen below). Glancing down a bit, the announcement shows a July 15th release date for this set, a date confirmed by a separate listing at Warner's password-protected press site. We just called Warner, and they confirmed that the real release date IS July 15th for this title. AND we also got a high-resolution look at the package, too! See it below the e-announce clip.

So enjoy this release 2 weeks earlier, and enjoy your first look at the box. Oh, and ignore the "order due date" part; that's for retailers (to know when they have to get orders in with the studio, if they want those copies on shelves in time for street date). Nothing for consumers to worry about!

Update: Two things about the release that won't please fans; the unaired pilot won't be part of the set, and Warner's press site currently lists this as Full Screen (1.33:1). We have an email in to the studio to confirm the aspect ratio since the show was shot in widescreen, and aired overseas that way. It could be an error with the listing since they also list the audio as being mono, and that's clearly a mistake (likely Dolby Surround). We'll post a separate news item if the the aspect ratio changes.

Birds of Prey - Complete Series art from e-announcement

Birds of Prey - Complete Series box art

Twitter Graphic
 
 


Link to this page:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/news/Birds-Prey-The-Complete-Series/9320
 
All news for this show:
http://www.tvshowsondvd.com/shownews/Birds-Prey/5857
 
More info on this show:
Birds of Prey


Copyright 2001-2018
CBS Interactive
Contact us - Sitemap - Privacy Policy - Terms of Use
A CBS Interactive Site