BD Live for All Disney Blu-ray Releases after October
We read over at interesting article at Video Business an article that notes Disney studio president Bob Chapek stating that all future Disney-branded Blu-ray releases after Sleeping Beauty would feature BD Live elements.
That statement covers all titles within the Walt Disney Studios and Pixar theatrical and catalog vault, likely including the Blu-ray release of Pixar’s Wall-E, which is in cinemas on June 27. Disney-distributed titles from content partners such as Touchstone, ABC and Miramax might also feature BD Live. Sleeping Beauty is scheduled for release on Blu-ray on October 7th.
“We are making our entrance grand,” Chapek said of the studio’s BD Live launch. “Every subsequent Disney title will have BD Live. [This may] push the studios to reach new heights that have never been before imagined.”
Sleeping Beauty is looking like one of the most comprehensive BD Live titles yet, including in-movie chatting, online gaming, personalized video messaging and e-commerce features. So far many of the major studios’ first such releases have included one or two Web-enabled extras such as the online fighter game on Lionsgate’s War Blu-ray release.
I imagine that the one feature that will be on all Disney Blu-ray discs is the e-commerce feature…!
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