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2004 Dawn of the Dead remake on 4K in January

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The 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on January 31st, 2023 via Scream Factory (Shout! Factory).   The film, directed by Zack Snyder, with a screenplay adaptation written by James Gunn based on the 1968 George A. Romero film, starred Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer, Mekhi Phifer, Michael Kelly, Kevin Zegers, Michael Barry, Lindy Booth, and Matt Frewer.

The film will be presented in the UNRATED cut on the 4K and both versions on the two additional Blu-rays included in this “combo pack” release.  The UNRATED Cut has received a “NEW 2022 4K Scan Of The Original Camera Negative” according to Shout! Factory.  Tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed but you can for sure expect a 2160p 4K video presentation in the 2.35:1 aspect ratio with at least HDR10 form of high dynamic range and lossless audio in presumably 5.1 surround.  You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray of the film available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy as well as directly via Shout! Factory‘s store.

Bonus materials and contents of this set, spanning across 3-discs, are detailed below.

DISC ONE (4K UHD – UNRATED CUT)

  • NEW 2022 4K Scan Of The Original Camera Negative Of The Unrated Cut
  • Audio Commentary With Director Zack Snyder And Producer Eric Newman

DISC TWO (BLU-RAY – UNRATED CUT)

  • NEW 2022 4K Scan Of The Original Camera Negative Of The Unrated Cut
  • Audio Commentary With Director Zack Snyder And Producer Eric Newman
  • Introduction To The Unrated Cut With Director Zack Snyder
  • Splitting Headaches: Anatomy Of Exploding Heads
  • Attack Of The Living Dead
  • Raising The Dead
  • Andy’s Lost Tape
  • Special Report: Zombie Invasion
  • Undead And Loving It: A Mockumentary
  • Drawing The Dead Featurette
  • Storyboard Comparisons
  • Hidden Easter Egg

DISC THREE (BLU-RAY – THEATRICAL CUT)

  • 2K Scan Of The Interpositive
  • Take A Chance On Me – An Interview With Actor Ty Burrell
  • Gunn For Hire – An Interview With Writer James Gunn
  • Punk, Rock, & Zombie – An Interview With Actor Jake Weber
  • Killing Time At The Mall: The Special Effects Of Dawn Of The Dead – An Interview With Special Makeup Effects Artists David Anderson And Heather Langenkamp Anderson
  • Deleted Scenes With Optional Commentary By Director Zack Snyder And Producer Eric Newman
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery