February 20, 2018
Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi — the eighth episode of the “Star Wars” saga and 2017’s highest grossing film — will hit digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and via Movies Anywhere on March 13, two weeks before the Blu-ray Disc, DVD and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release March 27 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.
It is Disney’s first title available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in both Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos immersive audio.
The film features the return of original characters, including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Yoda, R2-D2 and C-3PO and further explores the journey of the saga’s new members, Rey, Finn, Poe, and Kylo Ren. The film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern, Frank Oz and Benicio Del Toro.
In bonus features, director Rian Johnson explores the creation of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, explaining his unique interpretation of the Force, detailing the painstaking process of creating Snoke, and deconstructing action scenes from the film such as the epic space battle and the final confrontation. Johnson also reveals two exclusive scenes, featuring Andy Serkis as Snoke prior to his digital makeover, as well as 14 never-before-seen deleted scenes, in addition to his audio commentary.
Bonus features include:
- The Director and the Jedi, in which writer-director Rian Johnson takes an intimate and personal journey through the production of the movie;
- Balance of the Force, which explores the mythology of the Force and why Rian Johnson chose to interpret its role in a unique way;
- scene breakdowns, including a close-up look at the epic space battle, about the detailed process of creating the movie’s malevolent master villain, and a breakdown of everything that went into creating the world seen in the movie’s final confrontation;
- Andy Serkis Live! (One Night Only), in which writer-director Rian Johnson presents two exclusive sequences from the movie featuring Andy Serkis’ raw on-set performance before his digital makeover into Snoke;
- deleted scenes;
- and audio commentary by writer-director Rian Johnson.
Digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer.
The Multiscreen Edition (formerly the Blu-ray Combo Pack) includes a Blu-ray and a digital copy. The 4K UHD Collector’s Edition includes a 4K Ultra HD disc with Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos, a Blu-ray disc, and a digital copy (where available).