1956 George Stevens western Giant on 4K in June
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The 1956 Academy Award-winning western “Giant“ directed & produced by George Stevens is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on June 21st via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, according to retailers. The film, which won the Academy Award for “Best Director,” starred Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Chill Wills, Mercedes McCambridge, and Dennis Hopper.
The tech specs and bonus materials for the release have yet to be announced but stay tuned for an update on that. It is known, via the artwork (pictured above), that this release will only include the 4K disc and digital code (copy) of the film. No Blu-ray will be included. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon.
The film itself has received a new 4K restoration in a partnership between TCM (Turner Classic Movies) and Martin Scorsese‘s The Film Foundation. You can read all about that over at Media Play News where they have a great article on this. This 4K version is also said to be coming to HBO Max streaming later this year.