“The Kid Who Would Be King” comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in April

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The 2019 film “The Kid Who Would Be King” written and directed by Joe Cornish is heading to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on April 16th, via Fox. The film features a cast of Louis Ashbourne SerkisDenise GoughDean Chaumoo, Tom Taylor, Angus ImrieRhianna Dorris, Nathan Stewart-JarrettNoma Dumezweni, and Rebecca Ferguson. It’s worth noting that this movie is currently (at time of writing) “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video with High Dynamic Range in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect and 7.1 lossless sound (likely DTS-HD MA) but mislabeled in the press release. Both of the releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting and DVD, and each getting a digital copy of the film. The 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc are now both available for pre-order over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the releases are listed below.

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Origins of a King
  • Young Knights
  • Hair, Makeup & Costume Tests
  • Merlin’s Magic (x4)
  • Knight School
  • The Two Merlins
  • Meet Morgana
  • Movie Magic
  • “Be the King”, Lay Lay Music Video

Further below, after the break, you can find the Blu-ray Disc artwork and more info in the official announcement.

Blu-ray Disc Artwork:

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PRESS RELEASE:

The Kid Who Would Be King

Arrives on 4K Ultra-HD™, Blu-ray™and DVD April 16


Los Angeles, CA (March 5th)
 – Old school magic meets the modern world in the epic family-friendly adventure, The Kid Who Would Be King. Alex thinks he’s just another nobody, getting bullied at school and told what to do by his teachers, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, with the help of the legendary wizard Merlin, he must unite his friends and school yard enemies into an allied band of knights to defeat the wicked enchantress Morgana. With the future at stake, Alex must become the great leader he never dreamed he could be and save the world.

Touted as, “One of the best kids’ adventure movies in recent memory” (Matt Goldberg, Collider), and Certified Fresh™ on Rotten Tomatoes®, The Kid Who Would Be King arrives on 4K Ultra-HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD April 16.

THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING Special Features

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Origins of a King
  • Young Knights
  • Hair, Makeup & Costume Tests
  • Merlin’s Magic (x4)
  • *Knight School
  • *The Two Merlins
  • *Meet Morgana
  • *Movie Magic
  • *”Be the King”, Lay Lay Music Video

*Available on Blu-ray and select digital accounts only
THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING 4K Ultra HD™ Specifications
Street Date: April 16, 2019
Screen Format: Widescreen 2.39:1
Audio: English Dolby Atmos, English Descriptive Audio 5.1, Spanish Dolby Digital
5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Total Run Time: 117 Minutes
U.S. Rating: PG for fantasy action violence, scary images, thematic elements including
some bullying, and language.

THE KID WHO WOULD BE KING Blu-ray™ Specifications
Street Date: April 16, 2019
Screen Format: 1080p HD
Audio: English Dolby Digital 7.1, English Descriptive Audio 5.1, Spanish Dolby
Digital 5.1, French Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish, French
Total Run Time: 117 Minutes
U.S. Rating: PG for fantasy action violence, scary images, thematic elements including
some bullying, and language.

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