Catalog James Bond films are coming to Blu-ray per a news blast made by MGM Home Entertainment today confirming speculation and announcement was imminent after Bond listings appeared in France a few weeks ago.
The same six films to be made available in France will comprise the US wave due on October 21. Those titles include Dr. No, Die Another Day, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, From Russia With Love and Thunderball.
For the past year and nearly a half, Sony’s Casino Royale was the only Bond film available on Blu-ray. These six will bring the total to seven, with Quantum of Solace likely to join them early next year.
MGM has chosen to keep the exact technical specifications and supplemental features under wraps for the time being. They have confirmed each film has received a state-of-the-art Lowry process digital frame-by-frame restoration which should result in a stunning high-def picture.
Keep your eyes here for additional Bond on Blu-ray news in the coming weeks.