Starz to go Blu19 Jun, 2007 By: Chris Tribbey
A new player in the high-definition market emerged at the Sixth Annual HomeEntertainment Summit: DVD & Beyond in Century City, Calif.
Starz Home Entertainment President Bill Clark announced during an executivesession with MGM VP of Marketing Julia Simmons that his company will releasethe first season of the company's “Masters of Horror” collection on Blu-rayin the fourth quarter of this year. Other Starz catalogue titles also are inline for a Blu-ray release. The news came the same day that Blockbusterannounced that Blu-ray would be the only high-definition disc available insome of its stores.
“If Blu-ray wins [the format war against HD DVD], all catalogue would go[Blu-ray], we'd hope,” Clark said.