Two Luc Besson Films Join Sony's Supreme Cinema Series Line

Posted Fri Aug 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM PDT by
The Fifth Element

Both fan favorite titles will be available on Blu-ray in October.

In an early announcement to retailers, Sony will be releasing 'Léon: The Professional' on Blu-ray on October 27.

Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, Natalie Portman and Danny Aiello star in LÉON: THE PROFESSIONAL, a go-for-broke thriller about a professional assassin whose work becomes dangerously personal. Calling himself a “cleaner,” the mysterious Léon is New York’s top hitman. When his next-door neighbors are murdered, Léon becomes the unwilling guardian of the family’s sole survivor - 12-year-old Mathilda. But Mathilda doesn’t just want protection; she wants revenge. Training her in the deadly tricks of his trade, Léon helps her track the psychotic agent who murdered her family. From the electrifying opening to the fatal finale, LÉON THE PROFESSIONAL is a nonstop crescendo of action and suspense. Experience both the U.S. theatrical and international versions of this beloved action masterpiece, now fully remastered in 4K.

The release will feature 4K Restoration & Dolby Atmos Audio (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible) of both the Theatrical And Extended International Versions of the film, and supplements include: Cast and Crew Look Back, Jean Reno: The Road to Léon, Natalie Portman: Starting Young, and Original Theatrical Trailer.

Besson's 'The Fifth Element' will also be available on the same date.

New York cab driver Korben Dallas didn’t mean to be a hero, but he just picked up the kind of fare that only comes along every five thousand years: A perfect beauty, a perfect being, a perfect weapon. Together, they must save the world. Bruce Willis, Milla Jovovich, and Gary Oldman star in acclaimed director Luc Besson’s outrageous sci-fi adventure, an extravagantly styled tale of good against evil set in an unbelievable twenty-third century world. Now fully remastered in 4K, experience this dynamic action favorite like never before.

The release will feature a 4K Restoration & Dolby Atmos Audio (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible), and supplements include: The Visual Element, The Digital Element, The Star Element, The Alien Element, The Fashion Element, The Diva, Imagining The Fifth Element, and The Elements of Style.

You can find the latest specs for 'Léon: The Professional' and 'The Fifth Element' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they are indexed under October 27.

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