Lots of awesome Blu-ray rumors and release details

One of my favorite sites, High Def Digest, has the scoop on a bunch of favorite movies.

First up the two juicy rumors:

MGM Readying Bond Titles For Blu-ray Release?


The French website filmsactu.com is reporting today that MGM (via its parent distributor Fox) will release a half-dozen Bond titles on Blu-ray in France on November 5, 2008.

Universal Plotting ‘Back to the Future’ Blu-ray Release


"What you’re going to be seeing today is the digital master for the upcoming high-definition Blu-ray version of ‘Back to the Future,’" Gale told the crowd. "I don’t know when it’s coming out yet, but I was involved in the mastering of this tape, so I can tell you that it looks absolutely beautiful!"

Now on the the actual release announcements:

Fly into the danger zone with the new special edition Top Gun Blu-ray release on July 29th


Unlike the bare-bones HD DVD (released last November), the Blu-ray edition will port over all of the supplements found on the previous special edition DVD release. Tech specs include 1080p video, English Dolby TrueHD 5.1 Surround audio (identical to the HD DVD) and in a first for Paramount, a DTS-HD Lossless Master Audio 6.1 Surround option.

Clear and Present Blu-ray Release for Jack Ryan films


… word from the studio is to now expect the entire series — ‘The Hunt for Red October,’ ‘Patriot Games,’ ‘Clear and Present Danger’ and ‘The Sum of All Fears’ — to hit stores as individual Blu-ray releases on July 29.