"The Ark of Truth" Out on Blu-Ray Today

The Ark of Truth (Blu-ray)The first Stargate SG-1 movie released after the show’s cancellation, Stargate: The Ark of Truth, is now out on Blu-ray HD discs today in North America. The film was written and directed by Robert C. Cooper and closes the two-year story arc of the Ori who were introduced in Season Nine’s premiere.

Two SG-1 Movies Blu-RayThe movie has already been released on DVD in several regions since March 11, 2008, and the second movie, Stargate Continuum, was released on DVD and Blu-ray simultaneously when it made its premiere July 29, 2008. On March 3, 2009, the two movies are being released together on DVD and on Blu-ray in North America. This package was released in Region 2 (UK) on DVD back on December 8, 2008.

The fifth and final season of Stargate Atlantis is expected to be released on DVD this summer, but no word on if there will be a Blu-ray version. Fans, however, are encouraged to create their own Stargate Atlantis Blu-ray Special Edition by voting for their favorite episodes across all five seasons to be included on it at Stargate Hub. Voting closes January 31, 2009, and the Fans Choice edition is expected to be out this summer (number of episodes currently not known).