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Three New Ultra HD Blu-ray Titles Confirmed

Quick update with the news of the week on Ultra HD Blu-ray.

The Fate of the Furious

The 8th Furious movie will be released by Universal on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on July 11 with a DTS:X soundtrack.

The Lincoln Lawyer

Strange catalog choice from Lionsgate, the movie will be released on Ultra HD Blu-ray on August 15 with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Alien: Convenant

No date or any details yet, but the movie from Fox has been confirmed on Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Logan, Fate of the Furious and King Kong confirmed on UHD Blu-ray

Quick update for three new titles coming on Ultra HD Blu-ray in the upcoming months.

Logan

We already knew this Fox title was coming on the format on May 23, we now have confirmation that this will be with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

Fate of the Furious

The latest Furious movie from Universal has been confirmed for Ultra HD Blu-ray, but no date or audio details yet.

King Kong (2005)

The Peter Jackson movie from Universal will get a brand new Ultra HD release on July 11 with a new DTS:X soundtrack.

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.

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.

Next Generation Announcements Of The Week

Trying to catchup with the recent announcements, here’s a quick post with what’s coming on Atmos, DTS:X and Ultra HD Blu-ray.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

The Harry Potter universe movie will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray, no official date yet.

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The Girl On The Train

Universal will release this triller on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on January 17 with a DTS:X track on both editions.

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Deepwater Horizon

Lionsgate will release the action movie on Blu-ray and Ultra HD Blu-ray on January 10 with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack on both editions.

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Planet Earth II

The BBC will release the new documentary on Ultra HD Blu-ray. No official date yet.

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The Accountant

Warner has confirmed The Accountant on Ultra HD Blu-ray for January 31.

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Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Sony will release this movie on Ultra HD Blu-ray on February 7.

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New Atmos, DTS:X and UHD Blu-ray Titles Of The Week

Quick post after being away for a while, sorry ! Here are the news of the week concerning immersive audio and Ultra-HD Blu-ray:

Morgan

The science-fiction trailer will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray on December 13th. In that case, no immersive audio, but a typical DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 track.

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Battleship

The action movie will get a new Ultra HD Blu-ray release on January 17 with a brand new DTS:X remix.

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Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

The movie will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray, but no official release date / audio formats yet.

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Blair Witch (2016)

The reboot of the horror movie will be available on Blu-ray on January 3rd with a Dolby Atmos soundtrack.

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