It’s now official, Star Wars: The Last Jedia is coming on March 27 in both Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision on its Ultra HD Blu-ray release.
This will be the first release with Dolby Vision for Disney on disc, hopefully one of many to come.
Pretty substantial update to the lists on the site today with a bunch of announcements and new titles available for preorder.
The new Jumanji movie is one of the big ones with Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision coming this March 20 on Ultra HD Blu-ray.
I’m also adding 2001: A Space Odyssey and The Matrix to the list of upcoming 4K titles, it’s looking more and more like a done deal for both as mentioned today by Bill Hunt at The Digital Bits.
Also, The Incredible Hulk is now confirmed on Ultra HD Blu-ray for April 10 in DTS:X, as the title is from Universal and they are the last ones really supporting the format.
Oh and Grease is now also confirmed for 4K Blu-ray, coming on April 24.
A couple of quick updates in this beginning of the week.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing (February 27) and Downsizing (March 20) now both have a release dates on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray, sadly none of them will include object-based audio.
Speaking about release dates, it seems Bestbuy are announcing a release date of March 27 for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. More to come later, I imagine we’ll see the official announcement this week.
Finally, it seems that 2001: A Space Odyssey is coming to 4K Blu-ray, again more to come when it’s official.
Note: It’s back ! The firmware has been released again, with the region issue fixes.
Note: As of this February 7th, the firmware update has been pulled once again, so if you did not update your player before, you’re out of luck again. It seems that the update was changing the Blu-ray region from B to A in Europe, so it could be the reason why.
Quick post to let you know that LG finally released for a second time the Dolby Vision firmware upgrade this morning for their UP970 Ultra HD Blu-ray player. The firmware was initially released for a very brief period last fall, but was pulled because of unknown reasons.
I quickly confirmed this morning that everything was working well, so know it will be time for some Ultra HD Blu-ray listening in Dolby Vision, starting with Westworld Season 1.