Blu-ray passes 1,000 mark

'Pinocchio' headed to the format March 10

Blu-ray Disc has hit a big milestone: As of last week, more than 1,000 high-definition discs were either on the market (841) or scheduled for release (185), according to the DVD Release Report tip sheet.

The latest big-title announcement: Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment is planning a 70th anniversary platinum edition Blu-ray Disc of animated classic "Pinocchio" for March 10, 2009, release.