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Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED

Transformers News: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED

Saturday, May 24th, 2008 5:28PM CDT

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Posted by: Darth Bombshell   Views: 26,390

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TVShowsonDVD.com has posted follow up news on the recent reacquirement of all Sunbow properties (including the original G1 Transformers series) and what this means for the future release status of said properties, which you can view here.

In regards to that, no new information is mentioned, though one item of note is included near the end of the message: the live action Transformers Movie, directed by Michael Bay and starring Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull star Shia LaBeouf, will be released on the Blu-Ray format September 2nd in a two disc special edition!

Many fans have been hoping for a Blu-Ray release, and will be glad to hear that they only need wait a little longer. In the meantime, the Seibertron.com news crew will keep their eyes and ears open for more information as it relates to this news.
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Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707569)
Posted by Darth Bombshell on May 24th, 2008 @ 5:30pm CDT
primeoptimus wrote:why does the "breaking news" br at the top give me such a headache


I really can't tell ya.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707576)
Posted by timothyVritchey on May 24th, 2008 @ 5:48pm CDT
this is awesome, i got it on hd and my girlfriend got me a blu ray player for my birthday, perfect timing. I'm excited
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707580)
Posted by Agent 007 on May 24th, 2008 @ 5:53pm CDT
cool lets hope we get some new footage
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707584)
Posted by JCz28 on May 24th, 2008 @ 5:59pm CDT
All I can say is "it's about time"! I also have a great reason to buy a PS3. :grin:
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707617)
Posted by Hard Hacker on May 24th, 2008 @ 7:07pm CDT
My PS3 will not have been a waste of money after all. Not like it ever was anyway.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707620)
Posted by Zeds on May 24th, 2008 @ 7:10pm CDT
Glad I waited to buy a Blu-Ray player. I knew they would win over HD. Too had the TFM did not come out in Blu-Ray in the first place.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707666)
Posted by Sabrblade on May 24th, 2008 @ 8:30pm CDT
I wonder just how many versions of the movie people are gonna buy, what with the different DVD versions (one-disc, two-disc, HD, store exclusves, foreign exclusives), and now the Blu-Ray version.

I'll only buy the Blu-Ray one if the features are different. I own both the Target 2-disc Prime case version and the Wal-Mart 1-disc w/ "Beginnings" version. If the features on the Blu-Ray one are the same as the 2-disc DVD version, then I'll pass.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707693)
Posted by Solrac333 on May 24th, 2008 @ 9:17pm CDT
Once I get a PS3, THIS will be the first bluray I get. :grin:
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707714)
Posted by Bouncy X on May 24th, 2008 @ 10:23pm CDT
my plan is to not rebuy movies on blu-ray i already have on dvd but last night Transformers was on the HD channel and my god, it puts the dvd to shame. this is definately one i'll rebuy.

they say it'll be a 2disc so chances are it'll be the same extras because i wouldnt see them creating anything new so soon but this is a case where i could care less about extras. i already have cool extras on my dvd if i ever wanna see them again.

this is simply about owning the movie in the best picture/sound quality possible and if it was this amazing on a tv HD channel, which is only 720p i'm told, i can only imagine how beautiful it'll look at 1080.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707728)
Posted by UltraPrimal on May 24th, 2008 @ 11:09pm CDT
Looks like I might have to buy a PS3. Given that this thing is worth buying.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707735)
Posted by GreenLantern of Cybertron on May 24th, 2008 @ 11:43pm CDT
One more Blu ray to add to my collection
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707745)
Posted by Bumblebeast on May 25th, 2008 @ 12:39am CDT
I don't have a Blu-ray player yet, i'm just waiting for the prices to go down. These days a DVD player/writer for a PC goes around US$360. I'll wait, in the meantime i'll probably buy the Transformers BluRay for storage purposes, and once the players are pretty cheap, i'll sit back and enjoy.

Same thing happened with DVDs. I started my DVD collection before i got a DVD player.
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707754)
Posted by Galvatron628 on May 25th, 2008 @ 1:41am CDT
Awesome! About time! looks like I won't be buying an HD-DVD player after all
Re: Michael Bay's "Transformers" Blu-Ray Release...CONFIRMED (707872)
Posted by ***Galvatron*** on May 25th, 2008 @ 10:01am CDT
Mr.Bond007 wrote:cool lets hope we get some new footage


If they do put any new footage on the blu ray release it will only be the additional human footage as I saw in the Imax version as no new robot scenes were ever done or even removed from the final cut of the first film.

It was ok and really only added about 5 minutes or so more to the film.

I heard the HD menu interface was pretty awesome and was close to buying a player and the HD version but reason set in.

I do have a copy of it in HD in my Tivo and it looked awesome but it will be interesting to see if there are any differences in blu ray.

Thanks for the news Darth Bombshell!

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