Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the recent thriller ‘Skyscraper’ which stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. The film will be available to […]
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the recent thriller ‘Skyscraper’ which stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson. The film will be available to own early on Digital beginning September 25 and followed by the 4K Ultra HD, 3D Blu-ray, standard Blu-ray and DVD releases on October 9, 2018. Continue after the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings and disc specs, plus front and rear artwork for all four physical releases and more.
THE SKY IS THE LIMIT FOR DWAYNE ‘THE ROCK’ JOHNSON IN THE HEART-POUNDING ACTION FILM
AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL SEPTEMBER 25, 2018 4K ULTRA HD, 3D BLU-RAYTM, BLU-RAYTM AND DVD OCTOBER 9, 2018 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Universal City, California, August 23, 2018 – Courage has no limits in the heroic action-packed film Skyscraper, arriving on Digital and via the digital movie app MOVIES ANYWHERE on September 25, 2018, and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and On Demand on October 9, 2018. The global blockbuster from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures is a non-stop, emotionally visceral thrill ride following Dwayne Johnson’s (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, Fate of the Furious,“Ballers”) character as a real-world hero who will stop at nothing while trying to save his family from a deadly blaze. With over 30 minutes of never-before-seen bonus content – including deleted scenes and exclusive bonus clips, Skyscraper is a jaw-dropping, heart-pounding, palm-sweating, visually stunning film that keeps viewers on the edge of their seat from start to finish.
Fueled with adrenaline and high impact verticality, Skyscraper is led by superstar Dwayne Johnson who plays former FBI Hostage Team leader, U.S. war veteran and amputee Will Sawyer. While on assignment in Hong Kong as an assessor for security in skyscrapers, he comes to find the tallest and safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he has been framed for it. Wanted and on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and save his family who is trapped inside the building… above the fire line.
Hailed as “thoroughly irresistible” (Justin Chang, LA Times), Skyscraperis written and directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber (Central Intelligence, We’re the Millers) and produced by Beau Flynn (Rampage, San Andreas), Hiram Garcia (Rampage, Jumanji, San Andreas) and Johnson. The action-packed film also stars Neve Campbell (Netflix’s “House of Cards,” Scream franchise), Chin Han (The Dark Knight), Roland Møller (Land of Mine), Pablo Schreiber (Starz’s “American Gods,” 13 Hours) and Hannah Quinlivan (Moon River).
BONUS FEATURES ON DVD, 4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM & DIGITAL:
Deleted Scenes with Commentary by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber – Go behind the scenes with Dwayne Johnson and the rest of the cast of Skyscraper.
Extended Scenes with Commentary by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber
Dwayne Johnson: Embodying a Hero – Go behind the scenes to see what it took for Dwayne Johnson to bring the intense character of Will Sawyer to life.
Inspiration – Meet real life amputee and motivational speaker Jeff Glasbrenner, the inspiration for Dwayne Johnson’s role of Will Sawyer. See how Jeff’s consultations helped inform Dwayne’s character from day one.
Opposing Forces – There’s no holding back as the women of Skyscraperget in on the action. Now, see first-hand what it took for Neve Campbell and Hannah Quinlivan to be fight ready.
Friends No More – When Dwayne Johnson and Pablo Schreiber met face to face, they immediately knew what they were up against. Witness first-hand the making of the intense apartment fight between two former on-screen friends, Will and Ben.
Kids in Action – In Skyscrapereveryone gets in on the action, even the Sawyer children. Go on set with Noah Cottrell and McKenna Roberts to discover the moves behind their stunts.
Pineapple Pitch – Hear first-hand from Dwayne Johnson how writer/director Rawson Marshall Thurber pitched him the idea of Skyscraper. It may be a little fruitier than you think.
Feature Commentary by Director Rawson Marshall Thurber
The film will be available on 4K Ultra HD in a combo pack which includes 4K Ultra HD Blu-rayTM, Blu-rayTM and Digital. The 4K Ultra HD disc will include the same bonus features as the Blu-rayTM version, all in stunning 4K resolution.
4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
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FILMMAKERS: Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Møller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan Casting By: Sarah Halley Finn CSA Music By: Steve Jablonsky Costume Designer: Ann Foley Edited By: Mike Sale ACE, Julian Clarke ACE Production Designer: James D. Bissell Director of Photography: Robert Elswit Executive Producers: Dany Garcia, Wendy Jacobson, Eric McLeod, Eric Hedayat Produced By: Beau Flynn p.g.a., Dwayne Johnson, Rawson Marshall Thurber p.g.a., Hiram Garcia p.g.a., Written and Directed By: Rawson Marshall Thurber
TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K ULTRA HD:
Street Date:October 9, 2018 Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Selection Number: 61193691 (US) Layers: BD-100 Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.40:1 Rating: PG-13 for sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language Video: 2160p UHD Dolby Vision/HDR 10 Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 Run Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
DOLBY VISION: Skycraper 4K Ultra HD is available in Dolby Vision™. Leveraging the HDR innovation that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.
DOLBY ATMOS® SOUNDTRACK Skyscraper Blu-ray™ and 4K Ultra HD 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.
TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM:
Street Date:October 9, 2018 Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Selection Number: 61193685 (US)/61198427 (CDN) Layers: BD-50 Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 16:9 2.40:1 Rating: PG-13 for sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 Run Time: 2 hour 9 minutes
TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD: Street Date:October 9, 2018 Copyright: 2018 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Selection Number: 61193684 (US) / 61198426 (CDN) Layers: DVD 9 Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 16:9 1.78:1 Rating: PG-13 for sequences of gun violence and action, and for brief strong language Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles Sound: English Dolby Digital 2.0 Run Time: 1 hour 42 minutes
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