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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announces Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey for 4K on 10/30

June 21, 2018 - 2:43 pm   |   by
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It’s official. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just set Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey for release on 4K Ultra HD on 10/30 (SRP $41.99).

The new 4K UHD presentation will feature high dynamic range in both HDR10 and Dolby Vision, with an image newly mastered from the original 65mm camera negative.

The 4K disc will also include both a remixed and restored 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack, as well as the original 1968 6-track 70mm theatrical audio mix (also in 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio format).

This will be a 3-disc set, with the film in 4K UHD, a movie Blu-ray Disc of the film (also remastered from the new 4K presentation), a special features Blu-ray Disc, and a Digital Copy. The packaging will include a collectible booklet and art cards featuring iconic images from the film. [Read on here...]

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Note that the remastered Blu-ray will also be available by itself on 10/30 (SRP $19.98).

In terms of disc-based special features, look for the previous audio commentary with stars Keir Dullea and Gary Lockwood (included on both the 4K and BD movie discs), along with 7 documentary featurettes (carried over from the previous Blu-ray release, including The Making of a Myth, Standing on the Shoulders of Kubrick: The Legacy of 2001, Vision of a Future Passed: The Prophecy of 2001, 2001: A Space Odyssey – A Look Behind the Future, What Is Out There?, 2001: FX and Early Conceptual Artwork, and Look: Stanley Kubrick!), as well as a 11/27/66 audio-only interview with Stanley Kubrick, and the film’s original theatrical trailer.

You can see the cover artwork above left and also below. If you click on the art below you can pre-order the title right now on Amazon.com (and doing so through our link helps to support The Bits, so thank you!).

2001: A Space Odyssey (4K Ultra HD)

An official trailer for this 4K UHD release is also available for viewing here on YouTube…

Stay tuned…

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