Before Blade Runner 2049 is released in theaters on October 6th, fans can experience Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi masterpiece like never before beginning September 5th with the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray version of Blade Runner: The Final Cut (originally released in 2007), and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has now released the trailer for the 4K release.
Press Release (via Why So Blu?): Upon its original release in 2007, director Ridley Sir Ridley Scott said: “The Final Cut is the product of a process that began in early 2000 and continued off and on through seven years of intense research and meticulous restoration, technical challenges, amazing discoveries and new possibilities. I can now wholeheartedly say that Blade Runner: The Final Cut is my definitive director’s cut of the film.”
Ultra HD showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.
For the complete 4K Ultra HD experience with HDR, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR, an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.
The Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of Blade Runner: The Final Cut will feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar; however, Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.
Blade Runner: The Final Cut will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $44.95 SRP*, and features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray disc of the Blade Runner: The Final Cut. Fans can also own Blade Runner: The Final Cut in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers beginning on September 5th. The Blu-ray version of Blade Runner: The Final Cut will include more than seven hours of previously released special features, featuring Scott, Ford, Rutger Hauer, Edward James Olmos, Joanna Cassidy, Sean Young and Daryl Hannah.
21st-century detective Rick Deckard brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicants – and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul.
Ultra HD Blu-ray Elements
Blade Runner: The Final Cut Ultra HD Blu-ray contains the following special features:
· Final Cut introduction by Ridley Scott
· Commentary by Ridley Scott
· Dangerous Days: The Making of Blade Runner
· The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Phillip K. Dick
· Sacrificial Sheep: The Novels vs. The Film
· Phillip K. Dick: The Blade Runner Interviews
· Sign of the Times: Graphic Design
· Fashion Forward: Wardrobe & Styling
· Screen Tests: Rachael and Pris
· The Light that Burns: Remembering Jordan Cronenweth
· Deleted & Alternate Scenes
· 1982 Promotional Featurettes
· Trailers and TV Spots
· Promoting Dystopia: Rendering the Poster Art
· Deck-a-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard
· Nexus Generations: Fans and Filmmakers
Standard Street Date: September 5, 2017
EST Street Date: September 5, 2017
Ultra HD Blu-ray Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Ultra HD Blu-ray Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Running Time: 117 minutes
Rating: Rated R
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Cover art via Why So Blu?: