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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.

4K ULTRA HD BONUS MATERIALS:

  • Comic-Con Extravaganza Featurette
  • Original Theatrical Trailers

BLU-RAY™ BONUS MATERIALS:

  • 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.

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

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