The 2022 Marvel Studios sequel “Thor: Love and Thunder” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on September 27th via Disney, according to retailers. The film, directed by Taika Waititi, stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale, Tessa Thompson, Russell Crowe, Chris Pratt, Jaimie Alexander, Dave Bautista, Sean Gunn, Karen Gillan, Pom Klementieff, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, and the director himself (Taika Waititi).
The 4K UHD Blu-ray tech specs 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 with DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 lossless surround sound. The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning it will include the Blu-ray Disc counterpart. Both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases will each include a digital code (copy) of the film which is compatible with Movies Anywhere.
You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray releases available for preorder now over at Amazon. It is most certainly also worth noting that there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook exclusive to retailer Best Buy (pictured below) which is also now available for preorder.
The bonus materials set to be included with the releases are listed below.
“Hammer-Worthy: Thor and The Mighty Thor” – Chris Hemsworth And Natalie Portman Describe How They Became The Unstoppable Thor And Mighty Thor.
“Shaping A Villain” – Discover Christian Bale’s Process Of Bringing Gorr The God Butcher To Life.
“Another Classic Taika Adventure” – Follow Taika Waititi’s Unique Filmmaking Journey Once He Took Over The Thor Franchise.
Audio Commentary – View The Film Director Taika Waititi — And Two Special Guests.
Gag Reel – Catch Some Fun Outtakes With The Cast And Crew.
Below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film.
The 2022 sequel “Jurassic World: Dominion” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 16th via Universal Studios Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Colin Trevorrow, stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Laura Dern, Sam Neill, Jeff Goldblum, DeWanda Wise, Mamoudou Athie, BD Wong, and Isabella Sermon.
The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 & Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and DTS:X immersive sound, on a BD-100 disc. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.00:1 aspect ratio with DTS:X sound, on a BD-50 disc. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K getting its Blu-ray counterpart, the Blu-ray getting its DVD counterpart, and each including a digital code (copy) of the film compatible with Movies Anywhere.
You can find both the standard 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray are now available for preorder over at Amazon. It’s also worth noting that there will be a 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook release (pictured below) coming to all retailers which is also available for preorder.
Each release will include both the theatrical cut (147 minutes) and an extended version (160 minutes) of the film. The bonus materials set to be included with the releases of this film are listed below.
EXTENDED VERSION – An extended cut of the film with 14 minutes of additional footage featuring more dinosaurs, action, iconic character moments and an alternate opening
BATTLE AT BIG ROCK** – Directed by Colin Trevorrow, the short film takes place one year after the events of JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM in Big Rock National Park.
A NEW BREED OF VFX – VFX supervisor David Vickery and the magicians at ILM discuss the incredible visual effects work featured in JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION.
DINOSAURS AMONG US: INSIDE JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION
TOGETHER FOR THE FIRST TIME – Cast and filmmakers discuss the evolution of the franchise and the special union of characters from JURASSIC PARK and JURASSIC WORLD.
UNDERGROUND DINO MARKET – Join filmmakers for a tour of the amazing dino market set and discover how they brought it to life.
MAYHEM IN MALTA – A behind-the-scenes look at the Atrociraptor rooftop chase and Owen’s harrowing motorcycle ride through the narrow streets and alleyways of Malta.
SPIT TAKE: THE RETURN OF THE DILOPHOSAURUS – Live-action dinosaurs supervisor John Nolan and his team reveal how they created the impressive Dilophosaurus animatronic.
INSIDE THE DIMETRODON – Learn how the filmmaking team operated the terrifying Dimetrodon animatronic and hear from Laura Dern and Sam Neill on what it was like working with it.
CREATING A PLAGUE – Laura Dern and Bryce Dallas Howard discuss the enormous locusts featured in JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION and the creature effects team reveals how they were created and deployed.
PASSING THE BATA..N- Discover the craftsmanship behind the realistic-looking Beta animatronic and hear from Chris Pratt and Isabella Sermon on why they enjoyed working with it.
GIGA-BITE – Go behind the scenes with the cast of JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION as they are introduced to the biggest star of the film, the Giganotosaurus, for the very first time.
FINAL NIGHT – Witness the emotional final night of filming with the cast and crew of JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION.
It is also most certainly worth noting that there will be a “Jurassic World: Ultimate Collection“ 6-movie set available on 4K UHD Blu-ray (pictured below) as well as on Blu-ray, which are both now available for preorder over at Amazon. This set includes the six films: “Jurassic Park” (1993), “The Lost World: Jurassic Park” (1997), “Jurassic Park III” (2001), “Jurassic World” (2015), “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” (2018), and “Jurassic World: Dominion” (2022).
Further below, after the break, you can find the home video promo trailer and full announcement regarding the home video releases of “Jurassic World: Dominion” coming soon.
The popular TV series “Parks and Recreation: The Complete Series” is officially coming to Blu-ray as a set including all 7 seasons on June 15th, via Universal MOD. This release will be a MOD (manufacture on demand) title, meaning that you’ll have to purchase it from online retailers. The set’s tech specs include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.78:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound, spanning across 20 BD-50 (50 gigabytes) discs for all 125 episodes. The show, created by Greg Daniels & Michael Schur, starred Amy Poehler, Jim O’Heir, Nick Offerman, Aubrey Plaza, Aziz Ansari, Rashida Jones, Retta, Adam Scott, Rob Lowe, and Chris Pratt. You can now find the Blu-ray set available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included on this set are briefly listed below.
The 2020 Disney / Pixar film “Onward” is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Discon May 19th, via Disney, according to retailers. The film, directed by Dan Scanlon, features the voice talents of Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Kyle Bornheimer, Mel Rodriguez, Lena Waithe, Ali Wong, Octavia Spencer, Tracey Ullman, Wilmer Valderrama, and George Psarras. The tech specs and bonus materials for the 4K and Blu-ray haven’t been officially announced yet, but, judging from the Disney+ and digital versions of the film, you can expect it to receive HDR10 on the 4K release and Dolby Atmos sound. It’s likely the Blu-ray will only get a DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 mix, instead of Atmos sound, but we’ll see. Both the 4K and Blu-ray releases will come in the form of “combo pack” meaning that they’ll include their Blu-ray / DVD counterparts (accordingly) and each receives a digital code (copy) of the film. Stay tuned for updates on the official tech specs, bonus materials, and as to when these titles get listed over at Amazon. You can, however, now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at retailers Best Buy and Target. Also worth mentioning is the fact that each one of those retailers will be getting an exclusive4K UHD Blu-ray release of the film. Best Buy will be getting a 4K SteelBook (pictured below) and Target will be getting a Limited EditionGallery Book on 4K (also pictured below).
The 2014 Marvel Studios film “Guardians of the Galaxy“ appears to be coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 1st via Marvel (Disney), according to multiple retailer listings. The film, part of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe” and directed by James Gunn, starred Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, John C. Reilly, Glenn Close, Benicio Del Toro, and Sean Gunn. It also featured the voice talents of Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray and a digital code (copy) of the film included. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray now available for pre-order over at Amazonand at Best Buy. Speaking of retailer Best Buy, they will be getting a 4K Exclusive Steelbook release of the film (pictured below) which is available for pre-order as well.
The bonus materials set to be included on the release will be identical to those found on the previous Blu-ray, as they actually use that disc for the extras. No new extras will be included on this 4K release.
The 2019 Vincent D’Onofrio directed western “The Kid“ starring Ethan Hawke is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on June 4th via Lionsgate. The film co-stars Jake Schur, Chris Pratt, Vincent D’Onofrio, Leila George, and Dane DeHaan. Tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The Blu-ray is now available for pre-order over at Amazon. The release will with a digital copy of the film. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
“Making of The Kid” Featurette
Further below, after the break, you can find full information about this upcoming release.
Universal has officially announced plans to bring the film “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” to 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray Disc and Blu-ray 3D on September 18th. This news comes this morning in an official announcement from the studio. Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include full 4K at 2160p in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 varieties of High Dynamic Range and DTS: X sound. The Blu-ray Disc and Blu-ray 3D releases tech specs include full HD at 1080p in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS: X sound as well. All three versions will be available in a “combo pack” and include a Digital Copy of the film. They all are now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.
The bonus materials set to be included on the release are pretty lengthy, so they can be found further below, after the break.
Disney has now officially announced plans to bring the 2018 Marvel Studios film “Avengers: Infinity War” to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on August 14th. Tech specs for the releases are as follows: the 4K UHD Blu-ray will receive Dolby Atmos sound and the Blu-ray Disc will receive DTS-HD 7.1 Master Audio sound. Both will be presented visually in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 High Dynamic Range. The pre-order listings are not yet available over at Amazon, but stay tuned for updates.
UPDATE: Forbes Tech journalist John Archer has received official word from Disney that this title will only receive HDR10 and not also include Dolby Vision – as most expected. Also, as many fans have expressed, even to me on social media, this release will be in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio strictly and not expand to the IMAX 1.90:1 aspect ratio as it did during its theatrical run. More info regarding this can be found in John’s article.
The 4K UHD Blu-ray release will come in the form of a “combo” pack with a Blu-ray Disc and Digital Copy of the film included. The Blu-ray Disc will include a Digital Copy of the film. Bonus materials set to be included on both versions are listed further below, after the break.