The sleeper hit of the summer, the heist remake The Italian Job will break out on DVD on October 19th. Paramount Home Entertainment will make this near $100 million-grosser available in separate anamorphic widescreen and full screen editions, each with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround tracks and the plenty of extras: 5 featurettes, 6 deleted scenes, a gag reel and the theatrical trailer. Retail is $29.95, and an Italian Job two-pack featuring the 1969 original will also be available for $48.95.
The DVD Set Is Out There
Nine long seasons of The X-Files are drawing to a close…On November 4th, Fox Home Entertainment will release The X-Files 8: The Complete Eight Season. This seven-disc set features 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen transfers and Dolby 2.0 surround tracks, plus the usual extras: audio commentaries and deleted scenes for select episodes, the documentary “The Truth About Season 8,” international clips, “The X-Files Profiles,” TV spots and the DVD ROM interactive game “Existence.” Retail is $149.95.
More TV on DVD from Fox includes King of the Hill: The Complete Second Season, due for release on November 11th. Each episode is presented 4:3 full screen and Dolby 2.0 surround, with goodies including audio commentary on select episodes, deleted and extended scenes, 3 featurettes, a still gallery, 2 music Videos and 8 “Static Pages” with music. Retail is $49.95.
Last but not least is James Cameron’s Dark Angel: The Complete Second Season, which hits shelves on October 11th. Presented in 1.78:1 anamorphic widescreen and Dolby Digital 5.1, enjoy such extras as the “Designate This,” “The Berrisford Agenda,” “Hello Goodbye” and “Freak Nation” featurettes, deleted scenes, a gag reel, additional bloopers and profiles. Retail is $59.95.