Yippee Ki Yay! 'Die Hard' Confirmed for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (UPDATED: Supplements Revealed)

Posted Thu Apr 26, 2018 at 09:05 AM PDT by

Does a France release indicate a North American release is on the way?

According to Amazon France, the action classic 'Die Hard' will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on May 23.  UPDATE: A U.S. release has now been slated for May 15.

New York City detective John McClane, newly arrived in Los Angeles to spend the Christmas holiday with his estranged wife, but as McClane waits for his wife's office party to break up, terrorists take control of the building. While the terrorist leader, Hans Gruber rounds up hostages, McClane slips away unnoticed. Armed with only a service revolver and his cunning, McClane launches his own one-man war. A crackling thriller from beginning to end, Die Hard explodes with hear-stopping suspense.

The U.S. 4K release will feature HDR10, a lossless 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include:

Commentary by Director John McTiernan and Production Designer Jackson DeGovia
Scene-Specific Commentary by Special Effects Supervisor Richard Edlund
Subtitle Commentary by Various Cast and Crew
The News Casts Featurette
Interactive Style Gallery
Interactive Articles from Cinefex and American Cinematographer
Full-Length Screenplay
Trailers & TV Spots

This 4K version is, according to Fox, "an all-new 4K Ultra HD remaster" while the included Blu-ray is the same as before. 

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You can find the latest specs for Die Hard - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (French Import) linked from our 4K Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 15.

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Tags: Amazon, France, 20th Century Fox, Disc Announcements, 4K (all tags)