Oh no, there goes Tokyo, Godzilla: King of the Monsters hits disc in Aug.
Burbank, CA, July 16 – Experience the epic monstrous action as legendary Titans collide when Godzilla: King of the Monsters arrives on 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD Special Edition and Digital. Directed by Michael Dougherty (Krampus, Trick ‘r Treat, Superman Returns), the film stars Kyle Chandler (Catch-22, The Wolf of Wall Street, Argo, Friday Night Lights), Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air, The Conjuring films, Bates Motel) and Millie Bobby Brown (Stranger Things) in her feature film debut.
From Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Toho Co. Ltd. and Huahua Media, the film’s acclaimed ensemble cast also includes Bradley Whitford (Get Out, The Post), Oscar nominee Sally Hawkins (The Shape of Water, Blue Jasmine), Charles Dance ( Game of Thrones, The Imitation Game), Thomas Middleditch (The Wolf of Wall Street, Silicon Valley), Aisha Hinds (Star Trek Into Darkness, The Next Three Days), O’Shea Jackson Jr. (Straight Outta Compton, Long Shot), Oscar nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck, Godzilla), Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception, Godzilla) and Golden Globe nominee Ziyi Zhang (Memoirs of a Geisha, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon).
Dougherty directed from a script he wrote with Zach Shields, story by Max Borenstein, Dougherty and Shields, based on the characters Godzilla, King Ghidorah, Mothra and Rodan owned and created by Toho Co., Ltd. The film was produced by Mary Parent, Alex Garcia, Thomas Tull, Jon Jashni and Brian Rogers, with Shields, Barry Waldman, Hiro Matsuoka, Keiji Ota, Dan Lin, Roy Lee, Yoshimitsu Banno and Kenji Okuhira serving as executive producers, and Ali Mendes and Jay Ashenfelter co-producing for Legendary.
Behind the scenes, Dougherty’s creative team included director of photography Lawrence Sher (the Hangover films, Godzilla), production designer Scott Chambliss (Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Star Trek Into Darkness), editors Roger Barton (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the Transformers films), Oscar nominee Richard Pearson (United 93, Kong: Skull Island) and Bob Ducsay (Godzilla, Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi), costume designer Louise Mingenbach (the X-Men films, the Hangover films) and Oscar-winning VFX supervisor Guillaume Rocheron (Life of Pi, Godzilla). Music is by Bear McCreary (The Walking Dead, 10 Cloverfield Lane).
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of Godzilla: King of the Monsters will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR, which dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range, and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame. It will also feature HDR10+TM, a new HDR technology that optimizes brightness levels and contrast for each scene.
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of Godzilla: King of the Monsters will also 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. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.
Godzilla: King of the Monsters will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.
Fans can also own Godzilla: King of the Monsters via purchase from digital retailers beginning August 6.
The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species—thought to be mere myths—rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity’s very existence hanging in the balance.
4K, BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
Godzilla: King of the Monsters 4K UHD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD Special Edition contain the following special features:
- Commentary by Director
- Godzilla: Nature’s Fearsome Guardian
- Mothra: Queen of the Monsters
- King Ghidorah: The Living Extinction Machine
- Rodan: Airborne God of Fire
- Godzilla 2.0
- Making Morthra
- Creating Ghidorah
- Reimagining Rodan
- The Yunnan Temple
- Castle Bravo
- The Antarctic Base
- The Isla de Mara Volcano
- The Undersea Lair
- Millie Bobby Brown: Force of Nature
- Monster Tech: Monarch Joins the Fight
- Monsters Are Real
- Welcome to the Monsterverse
- Deleted Scenes
4K UHD Combo Pack $44.95
Blu-ray Combo Pack $35.99
DVD Special Edition $28.98
4K, Blu-ray and DVD Street Date: August 27
EST Street Date: August 6
DVD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
BD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Parisian French
BD Subtitles: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Running Time: 132 minutes
Rating: Rated PG-13 for sequences of monster action violence and destruction, and for some language.
DVD: DLBY/SURR DLBY/DGTL [CC]
Blu-ray: DTS HD-MA