Paramount Home Media Distribution has sent over a press release officially announcing and detailing their home entertainment releases of the recent ‘Baywatch’ film starring Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron. The film which will arrive home on various formats sporting an ‘Extended Cut’ will be available two weeks early on Digital HD beginning August 15 and followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on August 29, 2017. Continue after the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray combo pack releases.
“Hysterical. Delivers huge laughs!”
–Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV
“Straight-up hilarious fun!”
–Matthew Jussim, Men’s Fitness
DWAYNE JOHNSON AND ZAC EFRON GO BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY IN THE OUTRAGEOUS, ACTION-PACKED COMEDY
Raucous Extended Version Hits the Beach August 29, 2017 on 4K Ultra HD™ and
Blu-ray™ Combo Packs
Digital HD Available Two Weeks Early on August 15
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The “bawdy, sexy” (Neil Pond, Parade) and “ridiculously fun” (Rachel Smith, FOX-TV) comedy BAYWATCH makes waves with a new extended version, featuring outrageous footage not seen in theaters, on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack August 29, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Fans can dive in two weeks early on Digital HD August 15.
When a dangerous crime wave hits the beach, legendary Lt. Mitch Buchannon (Dwayne Johnson, The Fate of the Furious) leads his elite squad of badass lifeguards on a mission to prove you don’t have to wear a badge to save the bay. Joined by a trio of hot-shot recruits including former Olympian Matt Brody (Zac Efron, Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising), they’ll ditch the surf and go deep undercover to take down a ruthless businesswoman (Priyanka Chopra, TV’s “Quantico”), whose devious plans threaten the future of the bay.
The BAYWATCH 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include both the extended and theatrical versions of the film and are loaded with special features, including interviews with the sensational cast, a look at the “Baywatch” legacy, behind-the-scenes footage of the spectacular stunts, as well as deleted and extended scenes. The film also boasts a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack* remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead.
BAYWATCH Blu-ray Combo Pack
The BAYWATCH Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD compatible), French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The DVD in the combo pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the theatrical version of the film as well as the following:
- Extended Version of the film in high definition
- Theatrical Version of the film in high definition
- Bonus Content:
o Meet the Lifeguards
o Continuing the Legacy
o Stunts & Training
o Deleted & Extended Scenes
- Theatrical Version of the film in standard definition
BAYWATCH 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack
Fans can enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes the Blu-ray detailed above, as well as an Ultra HD Disc presented in 4K Ultra HD with English Dolby Atmos (Dolby TrueHD compatible), French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The Combo Pack also includes access to a Digital HD copy of the theatrical version of the film.
BAYWATCH Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the theatrical version of the film in standard definition.
Paramount Pictures and Uncharted present a Montecito Picture Company/FlynnPictureCo./Fremantle Productions production of a Seth Gordon film. Dwayne Johnson Zac Efron “Baywatch” Alexandra Daddario and David Hasselhoff. Music supervisor Dana Sano. Music by Christopher Lennertz. Costume designer Dayna Pink. Edited by Peter S. Elliot, A.C.E. Production designer Shepherd Frankel. Director of photography Eric Steelberg, A.S.C. Executive producers Michele Berk, Louise Rosner-Meyer, Tom Pollock, Ali Bell, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Don Granger. Produced by Michael Berk, Douglas Schwartz, Gregory J. Bonann, Beau Flynn, p.g.a., Ivan Reitman. Based on the series “Baywatch” created by Michael Berk & Douglas Schwartz and Gregory J. Bonann. Story by Jay Scherick & David Ronn and Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant. Screenplay by Damian Shannon & Mark Swift. Directed by Seth Gordon.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
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. To learn more about Dolby Atmos, visit dolby.com/Atmos.
Street Date: August 15, 2017 (Digital HD)
August 29, 2017 (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and VOD)
U.S. Rating: R for language throughout, crude sexual content and graphic nudity (theatrical version)
Unrated (extended version)
Canadian Rating: 14A nudity, coarse language (theatrical & extended versions)
* To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar; however, Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.