Peter Jackson's 'King Kong' Announced for Ultra HD Blu-ray

Posted Sat Apr 29, 2017 at 08:19 AM PDT by

The 2005 blockbuster starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, and Adrien Brody is headed for the 4K format this summer.

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is working on 'King Kong: Ultimate Edition' for Blu-ray on July 11.

A movie crew, travelling to a mysterious island to shoot their picture, encounter a furious gorilla, taking their leading actress and forming a special relationship with her, protecting her at all costs.

The release will feature 2160p video, a DTS:X soundtrack, and supplements include: Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer/Producer Peter Jackson and Co-Writer/Producer Philippa Boyens; Feature Commentary with Writer / Director Peter Jackson and with Co-Writer / Producer Philipa Boyen; 2006 Introductions by Peter Jackson; Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of King Kong; Production and Post-Production Diaries; Deleted Scenes with Introductions; The Eighth Blunder of the World; The Making of a Shot: The T-Rex Fight; Skull Island: A Natural History; King Kong Homage; Kong's New York, 1933; A Night in Vaudeville; Pre-Visualization Animatics; Conceptual Design Video Galleries; "The Present"; and Trailers.

You can find the latest specs for 'King Kong: Ultimate Edition' linked from our UHD Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under July 11.

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