2011 J.J. Abrams film Super 8 is officially coming to 4K in May

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The 2011 film Super 8 is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on May 25th via Paramount Home Entertainment. The film, both written and directed by J.J. Abrams as well as produced by Steven Spielberg, starred Elle FanningAJ MichalkaKyle Chandler, Joel Courtney, Ryan Lee, Zach Mills, Riley Griffiths, Gabriel Basso, and Bruce Greenwood. It has received a new 4K remaster for this release. The tech specs for the 4K release include a 2160p presentation in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with both HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby TrueHD 7.1 sound.

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You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. Also, there will be a 10th Anniversary 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook available for this release (pictured below), which will be available at all online retailers. You can now find that 4K SteelBook available for preorder over at Amazon.

The release will come in with a digital code (copy) of the film. Bonus materials will be housed on the 4K disc and are listed below.

4K Ultra HD Disc

  • Feature film in 4K Ultra HD
  • Commentary by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, and Larry Fong
  • The Dream Behind Super 8 (HD)
  • The Search for New Faces (HD)
  • Meet Joel Courtney (HD)
  • Rediscovering Steel Town (HD)
  • The Visitor Lives (HD)
  • Scoring Super 8 (HD)
  • Do You Believe in Magic? (HD)
  • The 8mm Revolution (HD)
  • Easter Eggs (HD)
  • Deconstructing the Train Crash (HD)
  • Deleted Scenes (HD)

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the 4K release of this film.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE:

 

 

CELEBRATE THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIRECTOR J.J. ABRAMS’ THRILLING ADVENTURE AS IT ARRIVES ON 4K ULTRA HD FOR THE FIRST TIME


Newly Remastered Film Debuts May 25, 2021 with Over Two Hours of Bonus Content

Writer/director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg join forces for the extraordinary tale of youth, mystery, and adventure SUPER 8, debuting on 4K Ultra HD May 25, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Originally released on June 10, 2011, SUPER 8 celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.  Newly remastered for this 4K Ultra HD release, the critically acclaimed film stars Joel Courtney (The Kissing Booth), Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”), and Elle Fanning (“The Great”).  Hailed upon its release as “the year’s most thrilling, feeling mainstream movie” (Richard Corliss, Time), SUPER 8 is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

The 4K Ultra HD release includes access to a digital copy of the film and more than two hours of previously released bonus content as detailed below:

 

4K Ultra HD Disc

  • Feature film in 4K Ultra HD
  • Commentary by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, and Larry Fong
  • The Dream Behind Super 8 (HD)
  • The Search for New Faces (HD)
  • Meet Joel Courtney (HD)
  • Rediscovering Steel Town (HD)
  • The Visitor Lives (HD)
  • Scoring Super 8 (HD)
  • Do You Believe in Magic? (HD)
  • The 8mm Revolution (HD)
  • Easter Eggs (HD)
  • Deconstructing the Train Crash (HD)
  • Deleted Scenes (HD)

Synopsis

SUPER 8 tells the story of six friends who witness a train wreck while making a Super 8 movie, only to discover that something unimaginable escaped during the crash.  They soon discover that the only thing more mysterious than what it is, is what it wants.

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