Vudu Gets 'Bourne' Trilogy in High-Def20 Nov, 2007 By: Billy Gil
Vudu, the broadband movie delivery service via a set-top box that delivers access to more than 5,000 movies for rent or purchase, will come with the first two films in the “Bourne” trilogy in high-definition, for a limited time. The Bourne Identity and The Bourne Supremacy will be available with purchase of a Vudu set starting Nov. 23.
Beginning Dec. 11 The Bourne Ultimatum also will be available for purchase via the service in high-definition for $24.99. The deal is part of a previously announced agreement between Vudu and Universal Studios Home Entertainment to deliver content in high-def.
“Universal is committed to providing new and innovative entertainment experiences for consumers," said Craig Kornblau, president of Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Universal Pictures Digital Platforms. “Vudu's breakthrough technology speaks to the evolving digital distribution market and is a perfect way for ‘Bourne' fans to get the best motion pictures in superior home video quality in the timeliest manner possible.”