The March 4 releases Into the Wild and Things We Lost in the Fire will be Paramount Home Entertainment’s last titles in the HD DVD format, reports Video Business.
The studio pulled the plug on the HD DVD versions of other titles that had been announced for the format, including DreamWorks Animation’s Bee Movie, due March 11, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, due April 1. Their standard DVD versions will come out as planned.
Paramount also has slated There Will Be Blood for standard DVD release on April 8. No HD DVD will be released.
The studio has not yet said what its first Blu-ray Disc releases will be.