Film

Universal sets release date for Warcraft Blu-ray and UHD 4K edition

Warcraft, the summer hit directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code) and written by Charles Leavitt (In the Heart of the Sea, Blood Diamond) and Jones, now has a firm release date at the home box-office. The film stars Travis Fimmel (“Vikings,” Maggie’s Plan), Paula Patton (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Deja Vu), Dominic Cooper (Captain America: The First Avenger, Need for Speed) and Ben Foster (Lone Survivor, 3:10 to Yuma).

The retail version will come with a few extras intended for fans of the long running franchise. Those that buy the BluRay edition will get
WARCRAFT: Bonds of Brotherhood Motion Comic. The comic is an interactive journey through the official WARCRAFT graphic novel, offering a never-before-seen motion comic that brings the story of the film’s young heroes – Prince Llane, Captain Lothar and Guardian Medivh – to life. Of course you also get The World of Warcraft on Film and you also get The World of Talent. Fans can learn more about the casts’ reactions to being a part of the WARCRAFT film, how they prepared for their role and the challenges they encountered during filming.

Also included are the World of VFX and Outfitting a World, where you can learn how the filmmakers worked with WETA workshop, Blizzard, and acclaimed costume designer Mayes Rubeo to create the weaponry and armor that must be familiar and otherworldly at the same time. The World of MOCAP is an overview of the creation of the Orcs and other digital characters from inception all the way through to the final execution. Through extensive footage of the actors in their MOCAP suits and live in-camera renderings during production. There is also The World of Stunts where fans can learn more about the extensive fight choreography and stunt work that fueled the film’s action from beginning to end.

There are also Deleted Scenes, a Gag Reel, an Origin Story, The Fandom of WARCRAFT, Behind the Magic of WARCRAFT, and for the first time the film will also be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital HD with UltraViolet. The 4K Ultra HD will include all bonus features on the Blu-ray disc.

The Available Digital HD version will land on September 13th, the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray, DVD And On Demand versions will release on September 27, 2016 and can be pre-ordered on sites like Amazon.com.