Posted Sun Jan 3, 2016 at 08:00 PM PST by Steven Cohen
The studio has announced its first batch of Ultra HD Blu-ray titles, including 'Mad Max: Fury Road' and 'The Lego Movie.'
Warner Bros. has revealed its initial lineup of Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs due for release in early 2016. The first wave of Warner Bros. Ultra Blu-ray titles will include 'Mad Max: Fury Road,' 'The Lego Movie,' 'San Andreas,' and 'Pan' Likewise, the studio plans to follow this first wave with theatrical new release titles available day and date with their initial home entertainment release, as well as a selection of catalog titles throughout the year including 'Man of Steel' and 'Pacific Rim.'
"We are excited to take this next technological leap which will allow us to bring our audiences the best possible home viewing experience with crystal clear images and immersive audio," said Ron Sanders, President, Warner Bros. Worldwide Home Entertainment Distribution. "Ultra HD with HDR is the next, and most exciting, advancement in home entertainment, and with the anticipated proliferation of Ultra HD televisions in the coming years, our Ultra HD Blu-ray product offerings will truly complement the stunning capabilities of this new generation of home entertainment hardware. Warner Bros. is fully committed to releasing a wide range of Ultra HD Blu-ray titles, including both new release titles and offerings from our vast catalog."
Warner Bros. Ultra HD Blu-ray titles will feature a resolution of 3840x2160 with HDR (high dynamic range), offering four times the resolution of HD along with superior contrast and colors on supported displays. In addition, select titles will also include support for Dolby Atmos immersive audio. Warner Bros. expects to have over 35 titles available on Ultra HD Blu-ray by the end of 2016.
Full specs, exact release dates, and suggested list prices for Warner's Ultra HD Blu-rays have not been detailed yet, but the discs are set to debut in early 2016. In addition to Warner Bros., Sony and 20th Century Fox have both previously announced their own Ultra HD Blu-ray launch lineups.
You can find the latest specs for all of the Ultra HD Blu-ray titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where they're indexed under PENDING.
Source: Warner Bros. via PR Newswire
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