'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' Announced for Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

Posted Wed Feb 14, 2018 at 09:55 AM PST by

The hit adventure/comedy will be available on both formats next month.

In an early announcement to retailers, Sony has revealed 'Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle' will be available on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on March 20.

When four high-school kids discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of--Jumanji--they are immediately drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the avatars they chose: gamer Spencer becomes a brawny adventurer (Dwayne Johnson); football jock Fridge loses (in his words) "the top two feet of his body" and becomes an Einstein (Kevin Hart); popular girl Bethany becomes a middle-aged male professor (Jack Black); and wallflower Martha becomes a badass warrior (Karen Gillan). What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji--you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves--or they’ll be stuck in the game forever ...

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Now fans can experience what it’s like to be transported into the world of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. For the first time ever, the home entertainment packaging will feature a Snapchat Snapcode that unlocks an augmented reality experience. When fans pick up a copy of the film on Blu-ray or DVD at any retailer and scan the Snapcode with their Snapchat app, they will find the jungle brought to life right in front of them. Once there, they can record their experience and share it with their friends. There will be an additional Snapcode on an insert inside the package, exclusively for consumers who purchase the disc, that will trigger a second first-of-its-kind AR experience that will bring the characters from Jumanji into your living room.

The releases will include a Gag Reel, Music Video, and 5 Featurettes plus the 4K UHD will feature Dolby Vision high dynamic range and a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

You can find the latest specs for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle linked from our Blu-ray and 4K Release Schedules, where it is indexed under March 20.

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