Paramount Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their 4K Ultra HD releases for the J.J. Abrams film ‘Super 8’ in celebration of the film’s ten year anniversary. ‘Super 8’ will be available to own in both standard and steelbook 4K Ultra HD releases beginning May 25, 2021. Continue below to check out the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings and more, plus artwork for both releases.
CELEBRATE THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF DIRECTOR J.J. ABRAMS’ THRILLING ADVENTURE AS IT ARRIVES ON 4K ULTRA HD FOR THE FIRST TIME
Newly Remastered Film Debuts May 25, 2021 with Over Two Hours of Bonus Content
Writer/director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg join forces for the extraordinary tale of youth, mystery, and adventure SUPER 8, debuting on 4K Ultra HD May 25, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Originally released on June 10, 2011, SUPER 8 celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. Newly remastered for this 4K Ultra HD release, the critically acclaimed film stars Joel Courtney (The Kissing Booth), Kyle Chandler (“Friday Night Lights”), and Elle Fanning (“The Great”). Hailed upon its release as “the year’s most thrilling, feeling mainstream movie” (Richard Corliss, Time), SUPER 8 is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.
The 4K Ultra HD release includes access to a digital copy of the film and more than two hours of previously released bonus content as detailed below:
4K Ultra HD Disc
- Feature film in 4K Ultra HD
- Commentary by J.J. Abrams, Bryan Burk, and Larry Fong
- The Dream Behind Super 8 (HD)
- The Search for New Faces (HD)
- Meet Joel Courtney (HD)
- Rediscovering Steel Town (HD)
- The Visitor Lives (HD)
- Scoring Super 8 (HD)
- Do You Believe in Magic? (HD)
- The 8mm Revolution (HD)
- Easter Eggs (HD)
- Deconstructing the Train Crash (HD)
- Deleted Scenes (HD)
SUPER 8 tells the story of six friends who witness a train wreck while making a Super 8 movie, only to discover that something unimaginable escaped during the crash. They soon discover that the only thing more mysterious than what it is, is what it wants.
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Street Date: May 25, 2021
U.S. Rating: PG-13 – intense sequences of sci-fi action and violence, language and some drug use