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First Warner 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs Land Next Week

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced that its first 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc titles will be available on March 1, 2016.

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Unedited press release follows:

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT’S FIRST ULTRA HD BLU-RAY™ TITLES TO BE RELEASED MARCH 1

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, THE LEGO MOVIE, PAN AND SAN ANDREAS TO BE AVAILABLE IN 4K RESOLUTION WITH HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE (HDR)

BURBANK, Calif., Feb. 22, 2016 — Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that its first Ultra HD Blu-ray titles will be available on March 1.  The four initial titles, Mad Max: Fury Road, San Andreas, The Lego Movie and Pan, will be followed by select theatrical new release titles available day and date with their initial home entertainment release as well as a selection of catalog titles throughout the year including Man of Steel and Pacific Rim.  The Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack will include an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature film and special features in HD, and a Digital HD version of the feature film.

Ultra HD Blu-ray 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.  Dolby Atmos®, which places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, will be included on Mad Max: Fury Road, San Andreas, and Pan, as well as other select titles for a truly immersive home theater experience.

For the complete 4K Ultra HD experience with HDR, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR, an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.

MAD MAX: FURY ROAD:
Directed by Oscar®-winning filmmaker George Miller (Happy Feet) and starring Tom Hardy (The Dark Knight Rises) in the title role and Oscar® winner Charlize Theron (Monster, Prometheus) as Imperator Furiosa, Mad Max: Fury Road is the fourth film in the franchise’s epic history. Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ Mad Max: Fury Road also stars Nicholas Hoult (X-Men: Days of Future Past) as Nux; Hugh Keays-Byrne (Mad Max, Sleeping Beauty) as Immortan Joe; and Nathan Jones (Conan the Barbarian) as Rictus Erectus. Collectively known as The Wives, Zoë Kravitz (Divergent) plays Toast; Riley Keough (Magic Mike) is Capable; Rosie Huntington-Whiteley (Transformers: Dark of the Moon) is Splendid; supermodel Abbey Lee is The Dag; and Courtney Eaton is Fragile. Also featured in the movie are Josh Helman as Slit, Jennifer Hagan as Miss Giddy, and singer/songwriter/performer iOTA as Coma-Doof Warrior.

Miller directed Mad Max: Fury Road from a screenplay he wrote with Brendan McCarthy and Nico Lathouris. Miller also produced the film with longtime producing partner and Oscar nominee Doug Mitchell alongside executive producers P.J. Voeten, Iain Smith, Graham Burke and Bruce Berman.

Mad Max: Fury Road will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $44.95 SRP, and features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature film and special features in HD, and a Digital HD version of the feature film. Fans can also own Mad Max: Fury Road in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers.  Available with Dolby Atmos®.

The Blu-ray Disc will contain the following special features in HD:

• Maximum Fury: Filming Fury Road
• Mad Max: Fury on Four Wheels
• The Road Warriors: Max and Furiosa
• The Tools of the Wasteland
• The Five Wives: So Shiny, So Chrome
• Fury Road: Crash & Smash
• Deleted Scenes

THE LEGO MOVIE
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures and directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 21 Jump Street), The LEGO Movie is the hilarious story of a nobody who saves everybody. The LEGO Movie stars Chris Pratt as the voice of Emmet, an ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, and Will Ferrell as the voice of President Business, aka Lord Business, an uptight CEO who has a hard time balancing world domination with micro-managing his own life. Voicing the members of Emmet’s rebel crew on this heroic mission are Morgan Freeman (Oblivion) as the ancient mystic Vitruvius; Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games) as tough-as-nails Wyldstyle, who mistakes Emmet for the savior of the world and guides him on his quest; Will Arnett (The Millers) as the mysterious Batman, a LEGO minifigure with whom Wyldstyle shares a history; Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) as the craggy, swaggering pirate Metal Beard, obsessed with revenge on Lord Business; Alison Brie (Community) as the sweet and loveable Unikitty and Charlie Day (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) as Benny, the 1980-something Spaceman.

From a story by Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, The LEGO Movie was produced by Dan Lin and Roy Lee, with Jill Wilfert, Matthew Ashton, Kathleen Fleming, Allison Abbate, Zareh Nalbandian, Jon Burton, Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Seanne Winslow, Matt Skiena and Bruce Berman serving as executive producers, and John Powers Middleton as co-producer.

The LEGO Movie will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $44.95 SRP, and features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature film and special features in HD, and a Digital HD version of the feature film. Fans can also own The LEGO Movie in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers.

The Blu-ray Disc will contain the following special features in HD:

• Feature commentary
• Batman: A True Artist
• Michelangelo and Lincoln: History Cops
• Enter the Ninjago
• Bringing LEGO® to Life
• Everything is Awesome” Sing-Along
• See it! Build it!
• Stories from the Story Team
• Fan-Made Films: Top Secret Submissions
• Outtakes
• Additional Promotional Content
• Alleyway Test
• Deleted Scenes

PAN
From director Joe Wright (Atonement, Pride & Prejudice) comes Pan, a live-action feature presenting a wholly original adventure about the beginnings of the beloved characters created by J.M. Barrie. The film stars Oscar® nominee Hugh Jackman (Les Misérables) as Blackbeard; Garrett Hedlund (Inside Llewyn Davis) as James Hook; Oscar nominee Rooney Mara (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) as Tiger Lily; newcomer Levi Miller as Peter; and Amanda Seyfried (Les Misérables) as Mary.  Wright directed Pan from a screenplay written by Jason Fuchs. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Oscar nominee Paul Webster (Atonement) produced the film alongside executive producer Tim Lewis.

Pan will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $44.95 SRP, and features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature film and special features in HD, and a Digital HD version of the feature film. Fans can also own Pan in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers.  Available with Dolby Atmos®.

The Blu-ray Disc will contain the following special features in HD:

• Director’s Commentary
• Never Grow Up: The Legend of Pan
• The Boy Who Would Be Pan
• The Scoundrels of Neverland
• Wondrous Realms

SAN ANDREAS
San Andreas reunites Dwayne Johnson with director Brad Peyton and producer Beau Flynn, following their collaboration on the global hit Journey 2: The Mysterious Island. The film also stars Carla Gugino (Night at the Museum, Entourage), Alexandra Daddario (Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, True Detective), Ioan Gruffudd (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer), Archie Panjabi (The Good Wife), Hugo Johnstone-Burt (Australian TV’s Home and Away), Art Parkinson (Game of Thrones) and Oscar® nominee Paul Giamatti (Cinderella Man).

San Andreas is presented by New Line Cinema, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures. Richard Brener, Samuel J. Brown, Michael Disco, Toby Emmerich, Rob Cowan, Tripp Vinson and Bruce Berman served as executive producers of San Andreas, which was shot on location in The Gold Coast and Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The screenplay is by Carlton Cuse and the story is by Andre Fabrizio & Jeremy Passmore.

San Andreas will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $44.95 SRP, and features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the feature film in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the feature film and special features in HD, and a Digital HD version of the feature film. Fans can also own San Andreas in 4K Ultra HD via purchase from select digital retailers.  Available with Dolby Atmos®.

The Blu-ray Disc will contain the following special features in HD:

• Commentary by Director Brad Peyton
• San Andreas: The Real Fault Line
• Dwayne Johnson to the Rescue
• Scoring the Quake
• Deleted Scenes
• Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Brad Peyton
• Gag Reel
• Stunt Reel

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