Hobbs & Shaw on 4K and Blu-ray in November

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The 2019 sequel “Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw” is officially coming to both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 5th via Universal. The film, directed by David Leitch, features a cast of Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Cliff Curtis, and Helen Mirren. Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision forms of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray include 1080p video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with Dolby Atmos sound. Both releases will come in the form of “combo pack” with the 4K getting a Blu-ray, the Blu-ray getting a DVD, and both a digital (code) copy of the film included. You can find the 4K UHD Blu-ray and the Blu-ray Disc both available for pre-order now over at Amazon. It’s worth noting that retailer Best Buy will be getting an Exclusive 4K Steelbook for the release (pictured below) which is also available for pre-order now.

fast_and_furious_presents_hobbs_and_shaw_4k_steelbookBonus materials set to be included on the releases feature “80+ minutes” of extras such as an Alternate Opening, Deleted Scenes, and “even more content not seen in theaters.” That being said, no actual list of bonus content has been detailed yet – even on the back of the packaging.

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding the upcoming home video releases of the film.

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“Fast & Furious 8-Movie Collection” on 4K in June

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The Fast & Furious 8-Movie Collection is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on June 11th via Universal, according to an early alert to retailers. This 17-disc box set will include the first 8 movies in the film franchise, listed below.

  • The Fast and the Furious (2001)
  • 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
  • The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006)
  • Fast & Furious (2009)
  • Fast Five (2011)
  • Fast & Furious 6 (2013)
  • Furious 7 (2015)
  • The Fate of the Furious (2017)

Tech specs for the films all include 2160p 4K video with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range (mostly in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio) with DTS:X sound. This will be a “combo pack” set meaning that each film will get its original Blu-ray Disc counterpart with its original bonus materials as well as a digital copy of each film (compatible with Movies Anywhere) included. The first four films will include just the theatrical PG-13 versions while the latter four films will include the extended versions – on the 4K disc. The 4K UHD Blu-ray box set is available to pre-order over at Amazon. The final disc in the set is an exclusive (identical to that found on the 2017 Blu-ray Disc set) and it includes the following bonus materials:

  • Fast Cars!
  • Back Under the Hood
  • Mapping Fast & Furious
  • International TV Special
  • Justin Lin – Director’s Vault
  • A Home in Ruins
  • From Pre-Viz to Final
  • Shooting in Abu Dhabi
  • Jeff Imada: Up Close and Personal
  • Retrospective
  • Cast Favorites

Further below, after the break, you can find a full list of the contents of the upcoming 4K box set.

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2006 film “Crank” starring Jason Statham arrives on 4K UHD Blu-ray in May

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The 2006 film Crank starring Jason Statham is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on May 21st via Lionsgate. The film, both written & directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, featured a supporting cast that included Amy Smart, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Carlos Sanz, Efren Ramirez, Glenn Howerton, and Dwight Yoakam.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range and Dolby Atmos sound. The 4K release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a Blu-ray Disc and a digital copy of the film included. The 4K UHD Blu-ray is available for pre-order now over at Best Buy, although is not yet listed over at Amazon. Stay tuned for an update on that. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • “Shooting Crank” Featurette
  • “The Stunts of Crank” Featurette
  • “Pushing Crank” Featurette
  • NEWCrank @ Comic-Con” Featurette
  • NEW “More Stories from Crank” Featurette

Further below, after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding this upcoming release.

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Own “The Meg” on both 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray in November plus Steelbook

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The 2018 Jon Turteltaub directed film “The Meg” is officially slated to be coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc on November 13th via Warner. The 4K version will also get an Exclusive Steelbook release over at Best Buy on the same day. The film’s cast includes Jason StathamBingbing LiRainn Wilson, Ruby Rose, Robert TaylorÓlafur Darri Ólafsson, Sophia Cai, Masi Oka, and Cliff Curtis.

Tech specs for the 4K release include 2160p video in the 2.4:1 aspect ratio with both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range as well as both Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The tech specs for the Blu-ray release include 1080p video in the 2.4:1 aspect ratio as well as both Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. Both releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the 4K including a Blu-ray of the film, the Blu-ray including a DVD of the film, and a Digital Copy of the film on each. The film is available to PRE-ORDER both in 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray formats now over at Amazon.

As mentioned, there will be an exclusive Steelbook of the 4K version that Best Buy will be releasing. You can see the artwork for that below as well as pre-order it.

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Further below (pun intended), after the break, you can find the official announcement regarding the home video releases of this film.

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RUMOR: “The Meg” to be released on 4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray by the end of the year

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The 2018 Jon Turteltaub directed film “The Meg”, which just hit theaters this weekend, is already slated for December release on 4K UHD Blu-ray, Blu-ray Disc, and even on Blu-ray 3D format in the United Kingdom on retailer Zavvi. Keywords there: in the United Kingdom, not stateside. However, based on this, we can likely expect this film to come out around December here in the United States. The UK release date is December 17th. Stay tuned on what the US release date will be.

At time of writing this, stateside, it does already have a PRE-ORDER listings available over at Amazon for both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc versions. The Blu-ray 3D version is lacking a pre-order listing, at this moment.

It appears, looking at the cover art, all the releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” – with the 4K release getting a Blu-ray included, and the Blu-ray releases getting a DVD included. All versions it also appears will include a Digital Copy of the film. No word yet at all on the tech specs or the bonus materials slated for these releases, as this news is just now developing. Stay tuned for any updates.


MAJOR UPDATE: This title has since been announced for United States home video release on both the 4K UHD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Disc formats, with no 3D release stateside – as expected. You can find more about this HERE, posted on the site.

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“Transporter 3” starring Jason Statham is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray in August

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The 2008 sequel “Transporter 3” starring Jason Statham is coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on August 7th via Lionsgate. Tech specs for the release include full 2160p 4K video in both Dolby Vision and HDR10 forms of High Dynamic Range with Dolby Atmos sound. The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. Below you’ll find a list of bonus materials set to be included on the release.

  • Audio Commentary with Director Olivier Megaton
  • “Special Delivery: Transporters in the Real World” Featurette
  • “Making of Transporter 3” Featurette
  • Storyboards
  • Visual Effects
  • The Sets
  • Theatrical Trailer