Steven Spielberg film “Hook” with Robin Williams on 4K UHD Blu-ray in October

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The 1991 Steven Spielberg directed film Hook starring Robin Williams is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 9th via Sony. Tech specs for the release include full 2160p 4K video with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range (in a transfer approved by Spielberg) and Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy of the film included. UPDATE: The film on 4K is available to PRE-ORDER now both at over Amazon and Best Buy.

Bonus materials set to be included on the release include:

  • ALL-NEW: 11 Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes

The release will also include the previous bonus materials from the Blu-ray Disc release. Below, after the break, you can find the official announcement for this release.

 

 

 

PRESS RELEASE:

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Directed by Steven Spielberg

Starring Dustin Hoffman, Robin Williams, Julia Roberts,

Bob Hoskins & Maggie Smith

 

HOOK

 

Soars onto 4K Ultra HD October 9,

with 11 Never Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes!

 

 

CULVER CITY, Calif. (August  14, 2018) – Just in time for the holiday season, take a trip back to Never Never Land with the beloved and timeless classic HOOK, debuting on 4K Ultra HD and on Digital in 4K with HDR October 9 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Internationally-acclaimed director Steven Spielberg’s update on the legendary tale of Peter Pan features an iconic cast, including Dustin Hoffman as “Captain Hook,” Robin Williams as “Peter,” Julia Roberts as “Tinker Bell,” Bob Hoskins as “Smee” and Maggie Smith as “Wendy.” Nominated for five Academy Awards®,* this enchanting tale follows an adult Peter Pan as he returns to Neverland to reclaim his youthful spirit in order to challenge his old enemy Captain Hook, who has kidnaped his children.

 

HOOK is fully restored in 4K from the original camera negative, with approval on the 4K High Dynamic Range master from director Steven Spielberg. In addition, the film features exclusive Dolby Atmos audio for maximum impact and includes 11 never-before-seen deleted scenes—a rare treat for fans and newcomers alike.

 

SYNOPSIS:

A high-flying adventure from the magic of Steven Spielberg, HOOK stars Robin Williams as a grown-up Peter Pan and Dustin Hoffman as the infamous Captain Hook. Joining the fun is Julia Roberts as Tinkerbell, Bob Hoskins as the pirate Smee, and Maggie Smith as Granny Wendy Darling, who must convince middle-aged lawyer Peter Banning that he was once the legendary Peter Pan. And so the adventure begins anew, with Peter off to Neverland to save his two children from Captain Hook. Along the way, he rediscovers the power of imagination, friendship, and of magic. A classic tale updated for children of all ages, HOOK was nominated for five Academy Awards® including Best Visual Effects in 1991.

 

Directed by Steven Spielberg with a Story by Jim V. Hart & Nick Castle and a Screenplay by Jim V. Hart and Malia Scotch Marmo.

 

Bonus Features Include:

  • ALL-NEW: 11 Never-Before-Seen Deleted Scenes

 

HOOK has a run time of approximately 142 minutes and is rated PG.

 

Academy Award® is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

 

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