Two New Titles to Feature Dolby Digital EX

 ,Thursday, March 02, 2000  
Two New Titles to Feature Dolby Digital EX
Ridley Scott’s “Gladiator” and Brian DePalma’s “Mission To Mars” are the latest movies scheduled to be mixed and released to theatres with Dolby Digital Surround EXTM encoding. “Gladiator” is scheduled to be released May 5, 2000 from DreamWorks, while “Mission To Mars” will bow March 10, 2000 from the Touchstone Pictures division of Buena Vista. This brings the total number of Dolby Digital Surround EX-encoded theatrical titles to 15, including released and announced titles.

The complete list of Dolby Digital Surround EX titles is:

“Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace” – May 1999 – 20th Century Fox

“Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” – June 1999 – New Line

“The Haunting” – July 1999 – DreamWorks

“Fight Club” – October 1999 – 20th Century Fox

“Bats” – October 1999 – Destination

“The Bone Collector” – November 1999 – Universal

“The Messenger: The Story Of Joan Of Arc” – November 1999 – Columbia

“Toy Story 2” – November 1999 – Buena Vista

“The World Is Not Enough” – November 1999 – MGM

“Pitch Black” – February 2000 – USA

“Mission To Mars” – March 2000 – Buena Vista

“Gladiator” – May 2000 – DreamWorks

“Chicken Run” – June 2000 – DreamWorks

“X-Men” – July 2000 – 20th Century Fox

“Spooky House” – TBA

Although originally announced as an Dolby Digital Surround EX title, “End Of Days” was not released with the sound enhancement. “Memoirs Of A Geisha” and “Minority Report” were also previously announced for Dolby Digital Surround EX release, but neither title has been put into production.

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