‘Blade Runner 2049’ Goes Digital This Holiday Season
Blade Runner is coming for you
Warner Bros. Pictures has set a release date for “Blade Runner 2049” on 4K Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and Digital HD. The film, from Oscar-nominated director Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”), stars Oscar nominees Ryan Gosling (“La La Land”) as K, and Harrison Ford (the “Star Wars” films, “Witness”), reprising the role of Rick Deckard. The main international cast also includes Ana de Armas (“War Dogs”), Sylvia Hoeks (“Renegades”), Robin Wright (“Wonder Woman”), Mackenzie Davis (“The Martian”), Carla Juri (“Brimstone”), and Lennie James (“The Walking Dead”), with Dave Bautista (the “Guardians of the Galaxy” films) and Oscar winner Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club”).
If you want to go with a physical copy for “Blade Runner 2049” the film will be available in a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack; a Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack; regular Blu-ray Combo Pack, and in DVD form. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the theatrical version in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray disc also featuring the theatrical version. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in 3D hi-definition, hi-definition and standard definition; the Blu-ray Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray; and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack include a digital version of the movie in Digital HD with UltraViolet.
The film was a moderate hit in theaters when it released earlier this year. The long-awaited sequel brought in over $90M domestically and over $256M worldwide. The sci-fi epic did open at number at the box-office back in October, bringing in over $32M domestically.
“Blade Runner 2049” was produced by Oscar nominees Andrew A. Kosove & Broderick Johnson (“The Blind Side”) and three time Emmy winner Bud Yorkin & Cynthia Sikes Yorkin. Multiple Oscar nominee Ridley Scott (“The Martian,” “Gladiator”), who directed the first “Blade Runner,” is an executive producer. Bill Carraro served as executive producer and unit production manager.