Sony to release Blu-ray titles in May

March 7, 2006

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) plans to deliver its first Blu-ray Disc titles May 23rd. The release will coincide with the launch of the first commercially available Blu-ray Disc player from Samsung Electronics.

Players from Pioneer and Sony, as well as Blu-ray equipped VAIO PCs from Sony are expected soon after the Samsung introduction.

SPHE and MGM Home Entertainment will first release eight Blu-ray titles in May, with eight more to be made available June 13.

The first Blu-ray Disc titles will include: “50 First Dates,” “The Fifth Element,” “Hitch,” “House of Flying Daggers,” “A Knight's Tale,” “The Last Waltz (MGM),” “Resident Evil Apocalypse” and “XXX.”

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