The original Blade Runner movie is getting an upgrade and a re-release to home video this time in 4K as the long awaited sequel is quickly approaching.
Due to be released on 4K Ultra-HD Blu-Ray on September 5th one month before Blade Runner 2049 directed by Denis Villeneuve is due to hit theaters. Featuring the “Final Cut” version of Ridley Scott’s 1982 sci-fi epic that is considered by many to be the ultimate version of the movie.
The 4K Ultra-HD Blu-Ray will feature commentary tracks by Ridley Scott, screenwriters Hampton Fancher and David Peoples and plenty more special features if you are a die hard fan of the movie.
Some of the special features that you will be able to check out include.
- Final Cut introduction by Ridley Scott
- Audio Commentary by Ridley Scott
- Dangerous Days: The Making of Blade Runner
- The Electric Dreamer: Remembering Phillip K. Dick
- Sacrificial Sheep: The Novels vs. The Film
- Phillip K. Dick: The Blade Runner Interviews
- Sign of the Times: Graphic Design
- Fashion Forward: Wardrobe & Styling
- Screen Tests: Rachael and Pris
- The Light that Burns: Remembering Jordan Cronenweth
- Deleted & Alternate Scenes
- 1982 Promotional Featurettes
- Trailers and TV Spots
- Promoting Dystopia: Rendering the Poster Art
- Deck-a-Rep: The True Nature of Rick Deckard
- Nexus Generations: Fans and Filmmakers
Blade Runner 2049 hits theaters on October 6th. Starring Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford and Jared Leto
Blade Runner: The Final Cut Synopsis:
Blade Runner returns in Ridley Scott’s definitive Final Cut, including extended scenes and never-before-seen special effects. In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay, Deckard hunts for fugitive, murderous replicates – and is drawn to a mystery woman whose secrets may undermine his soul.