HBO enters the 4K UHD Blu-ray Arena with 'Westworld: Season One' this November

Posted Thu Jul 6, 2017 at 09:44 AM PDT by

The first season of the critically-acclaimed series arrives on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray this fall.

In an early announcement to retailers, HBO and Warner Brothers says 'Westworld: Season One' will hit Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on November 7.

Based on the film written by best-selling author Michael Crichton (ER, Jurassic Park films), Westworld is a dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness and evolution of sin. Set at the intersection of the near future and a reimagined past, the series explores a world in which every human appetite, no matter how noble or depraved, can be indulged.

Westworld: Season One features a star-studded cast led by Academy Award® winner Sir Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs), Golden Globe winner Ed Harris (The Truman Show), Golden Globe and Emmy® nominee Evan Rachel Wood (The Wrestler) and Golden Globe nominee Thandie Newton (Crash). The cast of this 10-episode phenomenon also includes Jeffrey Wright, James Marsden, Ben Barnes, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Clifton Collins, Jr., Luke Hemsworth, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Simon Quarterman, Rodrigo Santoro, Angela Sarafyan, Jimmi Simpson, Tessa Thompson and Shannon Woodward. Executive produced by Abrams, Nolan, Joy, Jerry Weintraub and Bryan Burk, Westworld is produced by Kilter Films in association with Bad Robot Productions and Warner Bros. Television.

"We are thrilled to release the first season of HBO's critically-acclaimed and most watched new series Westworld in 4K Blu-ray with HDR, Blu-ray and DVD," said Rosemary Markson, Senior Vice President, Television Marketing, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. "Fans will devour this beautifully crafted series – a perfect candidate to receive the fully immersive 4K HDR experience along with limited edition collectable packaging and all-new special features."

Each release will include a Dolby Atmos soundtrack and supplements include: Inside Look with Jonah Nolan and Lisa Joy – Season One (New Featurette); Imagining the Main Title (New Featurette); The Key to The Chords (New Featurette); 2017 Comic Con Panel (New); Gag reel (New); Welcome to Westworld; Crafting the Narrative; An Invitation to The Set; Welcome to Westworld: About the Series; Reality of A.I.: Westworld; and "The Big Moment" Featurettes.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $34.99 and the 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray is $44.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Westworld: Season One' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under November 7.

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