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District 9 comes to 4K UHD Blu-ray in October

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The 2009 film District 9 is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on October 13th, via Sony. The film, produced by Peter Jackson & directed by Neill Blomkamp, starred Sharlto Copley. The tech specs for 4K release include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of High Dynamic Range as well as Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 sound. The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray counterpart included along with a digital code (copy) of the film.

UPDATE #1: This film on 4K UHD Blu-ray is now available for preorder over at Amazon.

The bonus materials set to be included on the release actually feature some 4K content as well as the original Blu-ray extras and are listed below.


  • Comic-Con Extravaganza Featurette
  • Original Theatrical Trailers


  • Hours of Archival Special Features Including:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Director’s Commentary
    • The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker’s Log – Three-Part Documentary
    • Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Wikus
    • Innovation: Acting and Improvisation
    • Conception and Design: Creating the World of District 9
    • Alien Generation: Visual Effects
    • Joburg from Above: Interactive Map of Satellite and Schematics of the World of District 9

UPDATE #2: It turns out that there will also be an exclusive 4K UHD Blu-ray SteelBook available for this film over at retailer Best Buy (pictured below) which is now available for preorder.


Further below, after the break, you can find the full info regarding this upcoming 4K release of the film.

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