Lionsgate Home Entertainment and Summit Entertainment have officially announced and detailed the home entertainment releases of ‘Now You See Me 2’ which is set to arrive home early on Digital HD August 23, followed by the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD releases on September 6, 2016. You can check out the full announcement and cover art for all three versions following the jump.
THE FOUR HORSEMEN REAPPEAR FOR ANOTHER MIND-BLOWING ADVENTURE
Available on Digital HD August 23 and on 4K Ultra HDTM Combo Pack, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack and DVD September 6 from Lionsgate
SANTA MONICA, CA (July 19, 2016) –The Four Horsemen are back for a second act to pull off their most impossible heist yet as they try to clear their names in Now You See Me 2, arriving on Digital HD August 23 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD) and DVD(plus Digital) September 6 from Lionsgate’s Summit Entertainment label. The star-studded follow-up to the multimillion-dollar box-office hit features Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Mark Ruffalo (The Avengers), Woody Harrelson (The Hunger Games franchise), Dave Franco (Nerve), Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter franchise), Lizzy Caplan (Cloverfield), Jay Chou (The Green Hornet), Sanaa Lathan (Repentance) with Michael Caine (The Dark Knight) and Morgan Freeman (The Shawshank Redemption).
The Four Horsemen (Eisenberg, Harrelson, Franco, Caplan) return for a second mind-bending adventure, elevating the limits of stage illusion to new heights and taking them around the globe. One year after outwitting the FBI and winning the public’s adulation with their Robin Hood-style magic spectacles, the illusionists resurface for a comeback performance in hopes of exposing the unethical practices of a tech magnate. The man behind their vanishing act is none other than Walter Mabry(Radcliffe), a tech prodigy who threatens the Horsemen into pulling off their most impossible heist yet. Their only hope is to perform one last unprecedented stunt to clear their names and reveal the mastermind behind it all.
The Now You See Me 2 Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD release will include audio commentary by the director and three behind-the-scenes featurettes looking at the creation of the magic in the film, and discussions with the cast and crew about their work in developing and mastering the magic tricks seen in the film. The Blu-ray Disc of Now You See Me 2will feature a Dolby Atmos®soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. The Now You See Me 2 DVD will include audio commentary with the director and one behind-the-scenes featurette.Now You See Me 2 will be available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD for $42.99, $39.99 and$29.95, respectively.
4K Blu-ray Format: 2160P Ultra High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen(2.40:1)
4K Blu-rat Audio:English Dolby Atmos, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening
Blu-ray Audio:English Dolby Atmos, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late Night-Listening, English Descriptive Audio
DVD Audio:English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English Descriptive Audio
ABOUT DOLBY ATMOS
Dolby Atmos delivers moving audio—sound that can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in three-dimensional space, including overhead. It brings entertainment alive all around the audience in a powerfully immersive and emotive experience. Since its introduction in the cinema in 2012, Dolby Atmos has been embraced by all the major Hollywood studios, 15 Academy Award®-winning directors, and 28Academy Award-winning sound mixers, among others. Now people can enjoy Dolby Atmos in the cinema, in their home theaters, and on mobile devices. To learn more about Dolby Atmos, visit dolby.com/Atmos.
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