'Rampage' Bound for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, & Blu-ray 3D (UPDATE: Release Date and Specs Added)

Posted Tue May 29, 2018 at 12:24 PM PDT by
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The action flick starring Dwayne Johnson will be unleashed on 4K Blu-ray later this year.

In an early announcement to retailers, Warner Bros. is prepping Rampage for 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayBlu-ray, and Blu-ray 3D. All three home video releases will be available in stores on July 17, with digital downloads available on June 26.

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Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, incredibly rare albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size.  
 
To make matters worse, it’s soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created super creatures tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with discredited geneticist Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.   

The Rampage creatures were brought to life by acclaimed VFX supervisor Colin Strause, with five-time Academy Award-winning visual effects company Weta Digital.

Both the 3D and 4K releases will feature a Dolby Atmos soundtrack and the 4K UHD will also feature Dolby Vision HDR.  Supplements include:

- Not A Game Anymore - From arcade sensation to movie monster epic, we explore how the Midway video game inspired the filmmakers to create the ultimate disaster film.
- Gag Reel - Hilarious outtakes and mishaps captured during production.
- Deleted Scenes - Deleted scenes that barely missed the final theatrical cut.
- Rampage - Actors in Action: Strap in for a wild ride as Dwayne Johnson, Joe Manganiello and the cast prepare for the film’s demanding stunts and explosive set pieces.
- Trio of Destruction - Follow the innovative design team and the artists at Weta Digital as they bring to life the biggest and baddest monsters for the film’s climactic battle royal.
- Attack on Chicago - Director Brad Peyton reveals the challenges of filming on-location in Chicago and turning digital destruction into a cinematic reality.
- Bringing George to Life - Discover the wonder of what it’s like to be a gorilla, as movement coordinator Terry Notary teaches actor Jason Liles how to move, behave and become “George."

You can find the latest specs for Rampage linked from our Blu-ray and 4K Release Schedules, where it is indexed under July 17.

 

 

 

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