The J.J. Abrams produced film “Overlord” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 19th, via Paramount. The film, directed by Julius Avery, includes a cast of Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Mathilde Ollivier, Pilou Asbæk, John Magaro, Iain De Caestecker, Jacob Anderson, and Dominic Applewhite.
Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The technical specifications for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video presented in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray included, the Blu-ray getting a DVD included, and each getting a Digital Copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are both available to pre-order now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.
- The Horrors of War
- Death Above
- Death on the Ground
- Death Below
- Death No More
- Brothers in Arms
Further below, after the break, you can find the full details regarding these upcoming releases in the official announcement.
“As good—as scary fun—as early Spielberg”
“A thrilling combination of action and horror”
—Ryan Scott, Movieweb
FROM PRODUCER J.J. ABRAMS COMES THE ACTION-PACKED THRILLER
Deploying on Digital February 5, 2019
4K Ultra HD™ and Blu-ray™ Combo Packs arrive February 19
Locked & Loaded with Explosive Extras from the Trenches
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Produced by J.J. Abrams and directed by Julius Avery (Son of a Gun), the “wild and fantastically fun thrill fest” (Molly Freeman, Screenrant) OVERLORD lands on Digital February 5, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD February 19 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Embraced by critics, OVERLORD is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes and was hailed as “wonderfully tense and truly exhilarating” (Jonathan Barkan, Dread Central). The wildly entertaining genre mash-up boasts a stellar ensemble cast, non-stop action and plenty of wild twists you have to see to believe.
Fans can go even further behind enemy lines with nearly an hour of explosive bonus material on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack or Digital*. The 4K Ultra HD disc and 4K Ultra HD Digital release** feature Dolby Vision® HDR, which brings entertainment to life through ultra-vivid picture quality. When compared to a standard picture, Dolby Vision can deliver spectacular colors, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. The film also boasts Dolby Atmos® audio mixed specifically for the home to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead***. In addition, both the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include access to a Digital copy of the film.
Nothing can prepare you for the mind-blowing mayhem that is OVERLORD, an insanely twisted thrill ride about a team of American paratroopers who come face-to-face with Nazi super-soldiers unlike the world has ever seen.
OVERLORD stars Jovan Adepo, Wyatt Russell, Pilou Asbaek, John Magaro, Bokeem Woodbine and Mathilde Ollivier.
BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD COMBO, BLU-RAY COMBO & DIGITAL*:
The Horrors of War
o Death Above
o Death on the Ground
o Death Below
o Death No More
o Brothers in Arms
The OVERLORD DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.
PARAMOUNT PICTURES Presents
A BAD ROBOT Production “OVERLORD” JOVAN ADEPO
WYATT RUSSELL PILOU ASBÆK JOHN MAGARO BOKEEM WOODBINE
Visual Effects and Animation by INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC
Music by JED KURZEL Costume Designer ANNA B. SHEPPARD Edited by MATT EVANS
Production Designer JON HENSON Director of Photography LAURIE ROSE, BSC FABIAN WAGNER, ASC, BSC
Executive Producers JO BURN JON COHEN CORY BENNETT LEWIS
Produced by J.J. ABRAMS, p.g.a. LINDSEY WEBER, p.g.a.
Story by BILLY RAY Screenplay by BILLY RAY and MARK L. SMITH Directed by JULIUS AVERY
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
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Street Date: February 5, 2019 (Digital)
February 19, 2019 (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD)
U.S. Rating: R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images, language, and brief sexual content
Canadian Rating: 18A, brutal violence, gory scenes
*Availability of bonus content varies by digital retailer
**4K Ultra HD, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision are available at select digital retailers
*** To experience Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos at home, compatible devices are required