Originally Posted by X-human
Hammer Films confirmed this for March 18th, 2013. They posted on their blog
that the aspect ratio will be 1.66:1 since it was shot hard matted that way.
I wonder why a brand-new restoration is necessary? The BFI restoration received rave reviews for both framing and color saturation. This seems like an odd decision.
Still will be great to see this done right on Blu-ray. Thanks for the good news.