Paramount Preps 'Forrest Gump' for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray - UPDATE: Specs and Features Detailed.

Posted Wed Apr 11, 2018 at 09:13 AM PDT by
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Robert Zemeckis' Academy Award-winning film is in the works for 4K Blu-ray.

According to a recent pre-order listing on Best Buy, Paramount is prepping Forrest Gump for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on June 12.  UPDATE: The release has now been fully detailed.

Tom Hanks gives an astonishing performance as Forrest, an everyman whose simple innocence comes to embody a generation. Alongside his mamma (Sally Field), his best friend Bubba (Mykelti Williamson), and his favorite girl Jenny (Robin Wright), Forrest has a ringside seat for the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. Winner of six Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director (Robert Zemeckis), and Best Actor (Tom Hanks), Forrest Gump remains one of the great movie triumphs of all time.

The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray will feature 2160p video (HDR10), Dolby Atmos audio, and supplements include:

Audio Commentary with Robert Zemeckis, Steve Starkey and Rick Carter
Audio Commentary with Wendy Finerman
Musical Signposts to History
Greenbow Diary
The Art of Screenplay Adaptation
Getting Past Impossible – Forrest Gump And The Visual Effects Revolution
Little Forrest
An Evening With Forrest Gump
The Magic of Makeup
Through The Ears of Forrest Gump – Sound Design
Building The World Of Gump-Production Design
Seeing Is Believing – The Visual Effects Of Forrest Gump
Screen Tests
Note: All bonus features aside from the commentaries are on the standard Blu-ray.

Suggested list price for the Ultra HD/Blu-ray/Digital Copy combo pack is $27.99. 

You can find the latest specs for Forrest Gump linked from our 4K Release Schedule, where it is indexed under June 12.


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Forrest Gump - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray (Ultra HD)
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