4K Ultra HD Blu-ray News Roundup: 'Bram Stoker's Dracula,' 'The Purge,' and More

Posted Tue Jul 18, 2017 at 09:45 PM PDT by
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Vampires, killers, and the Peanuts gang are all heading to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray releases from Warner Bros., Universal Studios, and Sony Pictures.

First up, Universal Studios is set to release James DeMonaco's The Purge: 3-Film Collection on September 12. The package will include:

The Purge starring Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, and Max Burkholder.

The Purge: Anarchy starring Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, and Zach Gilford.

The Purge: Election Year starring Frank Grillo, Elizabeth Mitchell, and Mykelti Williamson.

All three films will feature 2160p video with HDR10 high dynamic range and DTS:X soundtracks. Supplements will include:

- Surviving the Night: The Making of The Purge
- Deleted Scenes
- Behind the Anarchy
- Inside The Purge
- Character Spotlight: Leo


Meanwhile, Sony is prepping Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, and Keanu Reeves for Ultra HD Blu-ray on October 3. The disc will feature 2160p video with HDR (high dynamic range) and a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Supplements will include:

- Reflections in Blood: Francis Ford Coppola and Bram Stoker's Dracula
- Practical Magicians: A Collaboration Between Father and Son
- Deleted Scenes
- 4 Legacy Featurettes
- Audio Commentary & Film Introduction by Director Francis Ford Coppola
- 1993 Audio Commentary with Francis Ford Coppola, Roman Coppola and Greg Cannom


Finally, Warner Bros. has announced plans to bring several Charlie Brown holiday films to Ultra HD Blu-ray. The upcoming releases will include:

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on September 26. The release will also include It's Magic, Charlie Brown and Charlie Brown's All-Stars.

A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving on October 24. The release will also include The Mayflower Voyagers and Play It Again, Charlie Brown.

A Charlie Brown Christmas on October 24. The release will also include It's Christmastime Again, Charlie Brown and It's Flashbeagle, Charlie Brown.

In addition, a Peanuts: Holiday Collection box set with all nine of the above specials will be available on October 10.

All four Ultra HD Blu-ray releases will feature 2160p video with HDR (high dynamic range). No other details have been announced at this time.

You can find the latest specs for all of the 4K titles listed above linked from our Ultra HD Blu-ray Release Schedule.

Tags: Sony, Universal, Warner Bros., Disc Announcements (all tags)