Fox movie studio backs Sony’s Blu-ray DVD

Twentieth Century Fox film studio on Friday gave its backing to Blu-ray technology for next-generation DVDs, becoming the last of Hollywood’s major movie groups to choose sides in a pitched battle over standards.

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  • genkigenki

    is there a final tally somewhere?

  • megazone

    Warner Bros., Paramount, and Universal all back HD-DVD.

    Sony Pictures, Columbia-TriStar, MGM, Disney, and Fox all back Blu-ray. (Columbia-TriStar and MGM are owned by Sony.)

    In computers, Apple, Dell, and HP all back Blu-Ray. Toshiba and NEC back HD-DVD.

    Here’s HD-DVD’s member list:
    And Blu-ray:

    Blu-ray really has more weight behind it, but HD-DVD has enough backing to not be a walk-over.