Plenty of New Ultra HD Blu-rays announced

It’s been a good week for Ultra HD Blu-ray, here are the new releases announced or confirmed through retailer listings.

Snitch

The Lionsgate movie starring  Dwayne Johnson will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray on June 6 with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Ex Machina

The science-fiction movie from Lionsgate will released also on June 6 in UHD Blu-ray and will retain its DTS:X soundtrack, as you remember it was the first Blu-ray to get be released on the format.

Dredd

The action movie, again from Lionsgate, will also be released on June 6 on Ultra-HD Blu-ray. In a stranger move, Lionsgate will release the title with Dolby Atmos while it was one of the rare Blu-rays to have DTS Neo:X encoding.

Amazing Spider-Man 1 & 2, The

A new boxset will be released on June 13 by Sony with both movies in Ultra HD Blu-ray, which mean an initial release on the format for the first title of the series.

Other semi-confirmed titles

Based on announcements to retailers, it seems now confirmed that the following titles will be released later this year in Ultra HD Blu-ray.  In that list:

Lot of news on the Ultra HD Blu-ray, Atmos and DTS:X fronts

I’m sadly playing catchup a little bit here, but here are the last two weeks announcement on next generation home theater formats.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage

The movie from Paramount was now confirmed with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack on both the Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray editions, out on May 16.

Monster Trucks

Sadly the 4k release of the movie seems to have been cancelled at this point by Paramount, but at least the Blu-ray has been confirmed with Dolby Atmos on April 11.

The Great Wall

Both the Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray releases of the Universal Studios movie will come with Dolby Atmos when released on May 23.

La La Land

The almost movie of the year oscar winner from Lionsgate will get a Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray release in Dolby Atmos on April 25.

Fifty Shades Darker

The Universal movie will get a brand new DTS:X sountrack when released on May 9 on both Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Mummy Ultimate Trilogy

As I thought in my last post, it’s now official that the Universal Studios trilogy will get a DTS:X soundtrack for all three movies when released on May 16.

Despicable Me / Despicable Me 2

Both Universal animated movies will see a new Ultra HD release on June 6 both with a new DTS:X mix.

Rise and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Both 20th Century Fox movies will see light of day on Ultra HD Blu-ray on May 9.

Mummy Trilogy in 4K, Patriots Day in DTS:X and other news

Another week of interesting announcements in Ultra HD Blu-ray and for object-based audio.

Ultimate Mummy Trilogy

Universal will release a boxset of the three Mummy movies on Ultra HD Blu-ray on May 16. There is a rumour going around that all of them will feature DTS:X, but I’ll confirm as soon as the press release is out. There will also be individual editions of each movie, but the timing has not been confirmed for them.

Patriots Day

The action movie from Lionsgate will be released on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on March 28 with a new DTS:X soundtrack as the movie was not released in theaters with object-based audio.

The Great Wall

The Universal movie starring Matt Damon will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray. No release date or audio format has been confirmed yet.

Logan

Not really a surprise, but pre-orders for the latest X-Men movie are now available for all formats including Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Three new Atmos titles and one new DTS:X title

Quick update on a couple of releases confirmed recently on Ultra HD and Blu-ray.

Live By Night

Warner will release the Ben Affleck movie on March 21 on Blu-ray with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. No Ultra HD Blu-ray edition have been announced at this point.

Expendables & Expendables 2

The two movies from Lionsgate will have an Ultra HD Blu-ray release, now with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. Both will be available on May 2.

3:10 to Yuma

The Lionsgate movie will receive a brand new DTS:X soundtrack when release on UltraHD Blu-ray on May 2.

Three new titles confirmed with Dolby Atmos

It’s a good week for Dolby with three new titles confirmed with Atmos on Ultra HD Blu-ray and one also on regular Blu-ray

Assassin’s Creed

The 20th Century Fox movie will be released on UHD Blu-ray with Atmos on March 21.

Sing

The animated movie from Universal will feature Dolby Atmos on all of its editions : Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray when released on March 21.

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter

Sony will release the action movie with Dolby Atmos on Ultra HD Blu-ray, no official date confirmed yet.

All Harry Potter Movies Confirmed For Ultra HD Blu-ray with DTS:X

Great news for Harry Potter fans as Warner Brothers confirmed the eight movies of the series will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray this year. All of them will feature a brand new DTS:X soundtrack.

The last four movies will be available on March 28, same day as the release of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The first four titles don’t have an official release date yet.

Fantastic Beasts, The Smurfs and Trolls confirmed with Dolby Atmos

Quick message to confirm that three more titles were confirmed for Dolby Atmos.

Trolls

The animated movie from Fox coming out on February 7 will contain a Dolby Atmos soundtrack on its 4K edition.

Fantastic Beasts  and Where to Find Them

The Warner Brothers movie was confirmed for March 28 with Dolby Atmos on Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray.

The Smurfs

The re-release from Sony wad confirmed with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. No date has been confirmed yet.

New Ultra HD Blu-Ray Titles confirmed

Quick post to confirm some new movies that are in theater now and that have been confirmed on 4K Blu-ray thanks to Amazon. No detail yet on audio formats on release dates.

Monster Trucks (Paramount)

Patriot’s Day (Lionsgate)

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (Sony)

Why Him? (20th Century Fox)

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (Paramount)

 

Confirmation On Multiple New Ultra HD Blu-rays

With CES this week, there’s been a good level of confirmation of Ultra HD Blu-ray titles from the studios.

Underworld Blood Wars

The new action title from Sony will be released this Spring with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. And from the Amazon listing, it seems the disc will be UHD + 3D Blu-ray as we’ve seen with Ghostbusters.

Catalog Titles From Sony

Sony is preparing new 4K releases for the following titles : Dracula, The Fifth Element and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. It’s fait to say that the first two titles will have their Atmos soundtrack from their recent Blu-ray release.

Sing

The animated movie from Universal was confirmed on UltraHD Blu-ray with a Spring release.

Assassin’s Creed

Confirmed through Amazon listing, the action movie from the 20th Century Fox will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray

Allied

The movie from Paramount was also confirmed through Amazon for a release on Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Hidden Figures

The movie on NASA from 20th Century Fox is also coming to Ultra HD Blu-ray

Collateral Beauty

The movie starring Will Smith from Warner will be available on UHD Blu-ray this Spring.