Posted Wed Jan 13, 2016 at 01:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The studio's Ultra HD Blu-ray launch titles will include 'Sicario' and 'The Expendables 3.'
In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate is preparing its first batch of Ultra HD Blu-ray titles for a March 1 release. The lineup will include 'Sicario,' 'The Last Witch Hunter,' 'The Expendables 3,' and 'Ender's Game.'
Lionsgate's Ultra HD Blu-rays will feature a resolution of 3840x2160 with HDR (high dynamic range), offering four times the resolution of HD along with superior contrast and colors on supported displays. In addition, 'Sicario,' 'The Expendables 3,' and 'Ender's Game' will feature Dolby Atmos immersive audio tracks. Meanwhile, 'The Last Witch Hunter' will feature a DTS:X immersive audio track. Each release will include a Blu-ray disc and Digital Copy as well. Supplements will mirror those found on the previous Blu-ray releases.
Suggested list price for 'Sicario' and 'The Last Witch Hunter' will be $42.99 each. Suggested list price for 'The Expendables 3' and 'Ender's Game' will be $22.99 each.
In addition to Lionsgate, Sony, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., and Shout! Factory have also revealed their own Ultra HD Blu-ray launch titles. The first Ultra HD Blu-ray player from Samsung is now available for pre-order and will start shipping in March.
You can find the latest specs for all of the Ultra HD Blu-ray titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under March 1.
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