King Richard with Will Smith comes to 4K and Blu-ray
The 2021 film “King Richard” is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on February 8th, 2022 via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green & based on a true story, stars Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis, Jon Bernthal, Saniyya Sidney, and Demi Singleton. It is most certainly worth noting, that at the time of writing, this film is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.
The tech specs for the 4K include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos sound. Tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K UHD Blu-ray release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning it will include its Blu-ray counterpart. Both releases will include a digital code (copy) of the film which is compatible with Movies Anywhere. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray both available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the releases are listed below.
- The Making of King Richard
- Will Smith as Richard Williams
- Venus and Serena Set Visit
- Deleted Scenes
Below, after the break, you can find the trailer and the full official announcement about the home video releases of the film.
“A sterling reminder of Will Smith’s singular charge”
Richard Lawson, Vanity Fair
COMES HOME FROM
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Premium Digital Ownership
debuts early on January 4
4K, Blu-ray and DVD arrive on February 8
Burbank, CA, January 3 – Experience the true, inspiring story of two of the world’s greatest sports legends when “King Richard” arrives for Premium Digital Ownership at home on January 4. The film is directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green from a screenplay by Zach Baylin, and stars two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith (“Ali,” “The Pursuit of Happyness,” the “Bad Boys” films), Aunjanue Ellis (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” TV’s “Quantico”), Saniyya Sidney (“Hidden Figures,” “Fences”), Demi Singleton (TV’s “Godfather of Harlem”), Tony Goldwyn (the “Divergent” series, TV’s “Scandal”) and Jon Bernthal (“The Many Saints of Newark,” “Ford v Ferrari”). The film will also be available on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD beginning on February 8.
The film was produced by Tim White, Trevor White, Smith, Isha Price, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, James Lassiter, Jada Pinkett Smith, Adam Merims, Lynn Harris and Allan Mandelbaum, with Jon Mone and Peter Dodd executive producing. The film also stars Andy Bean (“IT Chapter Two”), Kevin Dunn (the “Transformers” films, TV’s “Veep”) and Craig Tate (“Greyhound”).
- On January 4, “King Richard” will be available for early Premium Digital Ownership at home for $24.99 and for 48-hour rental via PVOD for $19.99 SRP on participating digital platforms where you purchase movies.
- On February 8, “King Richard” will be available on 4K, Blu-ray and DVD. “King Richard” will also continue to be available to own in high definition and standard definition from participating digital retailers.
“King Richard” will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.
Armed with a clear vision and a brazen 78-page plan, Richard Williams (Will Smith) is determined to write his daughters, Venus (Saniyya Sidney) and Serena (Demi Singleton), into history. Training on Compton, California’s abandoned tennis courts – rain or shine – the girls are shaped by their father’s unyielding commitment and their mother’s (Aunjanue Ellis) balanced perspective and keen intuition, defying the seemingly insurmountable odds and prevailing expectations laid before them.
Based on the true story that will inspire the world, “King Richard” follows the uplifting journey of a family whose unwavering resolve and unconditional belief ultimately delivers two of the world’s greatest sports legends.
4K, BLU-RAY & DVD ELEMENTS
“King Richard” 4K UHD combo pack and Blu-ray contain the following special features:
- Following the Plan – The Making of King Richard
- Becoming Richard
- Champions on Screen
- Deleted Scenes
“King Richard” DVD contains the following special feature:
- Following the Plan – The Making of King Richard
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4K UHD Combo Pack $44.98
Digital Ownership: January 4, 2022
PVOD: January 4, 2022
4K, Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: February 8, 2022
BD Languages: English, English-ADS, English ATMOS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
4K Languages: English, English-ADS, English ATMOS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
BD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
4K Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Parisian French, Cantonese, Complex Chinese, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Running Time: 138 minutes
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some violence, strong language, a sexual reference and brief drug references
Blu-ray: ATMOS TrueHD
4K: ATMOS TrueHD