GODZILLA (2014) Set To Receive 4K Ultra HD Treatment Ahead Of GODZILLA VS. KONG Launch
At long last, Gareth Edwards' Godzilla is getting a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release and it looks like it'll arrive just in time for the long-awaited launch of Adam Wingard's Godzilla vs. Kong!
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has officially announced that Gareth Edwards' Godzilla will finally arrive on 4K Ultra HD on March 23, just a little over a week before the highly-anticipated launch of Godzilla vs. Kong.
All previously released special features will be included in the new combo pack, which features some awesome new artwork featuring the King of the Monsters stomping back into action. A Best Buy-exclusive Steelbook is also in the works, with some even more impressive artwork that will be an absolute must get for fans of the legendary Kaiju.
The 2014 monster blockbuster, which grossed over $529 million worldwide on an estimated $160 million production budget, starred Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass; Tenet), Academy Award-nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception), Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision, Avengers: Endgame), Academy Award-winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, Cosmopolis), Academy Award-nominee Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine; Godzilla: King of the Monsters), Academy Award-nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck., The Bourne Legacy) and Bryan Cranston (Power Rangers, Breaking Bad).
The upcoming Godzilla vs. Kong opens simultaneously in theaters and on HBO Max on March 31. It will be the fourth installment in the MonsterVerse, following the aforementioned Godzilla (2014), 2017's Kong: Skull Island, and 2019's Godzilla: King of the Monsters.
Adam Wingard (Death Note) is directing with a screenplay from Terry Rossio (Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl). The ensemble cast features Alexander Skarsgård, Millie Bobby Brown, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Shun Oguri, Eiza González, Jessica Henwick, Julian Dennison, Kyle Chandler, Demián Bichir, Zhang Ziyi, Van Marten and Lance Reddick.
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES
TO BE RELEASED ON 4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAYTM COMBO PACK AND DIGITAL
Own it on 4K Ultra HD and Digital on March 23rd
BURBANK, CA, February 2, 2021 – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that 2014’s Godzilla will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital on March 23rd. An epic action adventure directed by Gareth Edwards (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla marked the long-awaited big screen return of the King of the Monsters.
Directed by Edwards from a screenplay by Max Borenstein and a story by David Callaham, Godzilla is based on the character “Godzilla,” owned and created by TOHO CO., LTD. Thomas Tull and Jon Jashni produced the film with Mary Parent and Brian Rogers. Patricia Whitcher and Alex Garcia served as executive producers, alongside Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira.
Godzilla stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception), Elizabeth Olsen (Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, Cosmopolis), and Oscar® nominee Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), alongside Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck., The Bourne Legacy”) and Bryan Cranston (Argo, TV’s “Breaking Bad”).
Ultra HD* showcases 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before.
Godzilla will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $24.99 ERP and includes an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray disc with the feature film and special features. Fans can also own Godzilla in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers beginning on March 23rd.
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray disc of “Godzilla” will feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.
In this gritty, realistic sci-fi action epic, Godzilla returns to its roots as one of the world's most recognized monsters. Directed by Gareth Edwards and featuring an all-star international cast, this spectacular adventure pits Godzilla against malevolent creatures that, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Elements
Godzilla Ultra HD Blu-ray contains the following previously released special feature:
- MONARCH: Declassified - Discover explosive new evidence not contained in the film that unravels the massive cover-up to keep Godzilla’s existence a secret.
- Operation: Lucky Dragon
- MONARCH: The M.U.T.O. File
- The Godzilla Revelation
- The Legendary Godzilla - Go behind the scenes with filmmakers and cast for an even deeper look at the larger than life monsters in the film.
- Godzilla: Force of Nature
- A Whole New Level Of Destruction
- Into The Void: The H.A.L.O. Jump
- Ancient Enemy: The M.U.T.O.s