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2013 sequel G.I. Joe Retaliation is coming to 4K in late July

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The 2009 film “G.I. Joe: Retaliation” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on July 20th via Paramount Home Entertainment. The sequel to the 2009 film, based on the popular Hasbro action figure franchise, directed by Jon M. Chu, featured a cast of Dwayne JohnsonChanning Tatum, Bruce Willis, Ray Park, Elodie Yung, Ray Stevenson, D.J. Cotrona, Adrianne Palicki, Lee Byung-Hun, Luke Bracey, Jonathan Pryce, Walton Goggins, RZA, Joseph Mazzello, and Arnold Vosloo.

The tech specs for the 4K release include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range as well as Dolby TrueHD 7.1 lossless surround sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning that it will come with its Blu-ray counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with this release will be an audio commentary, found on both the 4K and Blu-ray disc, and extras only on the Blu-ray listed below.

  • Commentary by director Jon M. Chu and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura
  • G.I. JOE: Declassified
    • Mission Briefing
    • Deployment
    • Two Ninjas
    • The Desert Attack
    • COBRA Strikes
    • The Lone Soldiers
    • The Monastery
    • Fort Sumter
  • Deleted Scenes

Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this film and the first film from 2009 (“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”) coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray format, in an obvious promotion for the upcoming release of “Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe Origins” in July.

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Jon M. Chu directed film “Crazy Rich Asians” comes to Blu-ray Disc November

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The 2018 romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians starring Constance Wu and Henry Golding is coming to Blu-ray Disc on November 20th via Warner. The film, directed by Jon M. Chu, is based on the best-selling novel of the same title written by Kevin Kwan. The film has received much critical acclaim, in fact (at time of writing) it is “Certified Fresh” via a 92% rating on the tomatometer over at Rotten Tomatoes. Tech specs and bonus materials for the release have not yet been detailed, but stay tuned for an update. The title is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon and Best Buy. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with a DVD and Digital Copy of the film included.