warner home video has announced a moratorium initiative that will see north american sales on three best-selling titles frozen for the last four months of the year. The moratorium begins september 4 and includes video-on-demand, electronic sell through and all digital delivery. The titles will then be re-introduced at various dates throughout 2010 in new editions celebrating a confluence of events: Anniversaries, stunning remasterings, and spectacular new blu-ray debuts.
The titles include:
Caddyshack (anticipating the first blu-ray release for its 30th anniversary)
the exorcist (anticipating the first blu-ray release and special edition dvd)
doctor zhivago (anticipating the first blu-ray release for its 45th anniversary)
stated jeff baker, whv's executive vp and general manager, theatrical catalog: as the saying goes, absence makes the heart grow fonder.' we know film fans will be eagerly awaiting the return in 2010 of these iconic films. And we're going to make it worth the wait, with beautiful remastered prints, recovered previously lost footage, and exciting new bonus content all with the latest blu-ray technology.