April 5, 2019
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment June 11 will release 1984’s Ghostbusters and 1989’s Ghostbusters II in a special limited-edition 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Steelbook with new bonus material. The release marks the 35th anniversary of the original film and the 30th anniversary of the sequel.
The set includes both films on UHD and Blu-ray, plus a bonus disc of new extras. The films were fully restored from original camera negatives and are presented on 4K UHD Blu-ray with HDR and Dolby Atmos audio; the Blu-rays feature HD presentations also sourced from the 4K restorations.
New extras from the first film include deleted scenes; the full Ghostbusters TV commercial from the film with outtakes; the film’s 1984 ShoWest exhibitor reel; the original teaser; “A Moment With the Stars” vintage featurette; and a fan commentary.
New Ghostbusters II extras will include a commentary with director Ivan Reitman, star Dan Aykroyd and executive producer Joe Medjuck; the cast on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” in 1989; a vintage promotional featurette; and a rare unfinished teaser trailer containing the full commercial from the film.
The bonus disc will also include a fan restoration of the pitch concept pilot for the animated “The Real Ghostbusters” series.
Legacy extras include a filmmaker commentary on the first film, a trivia track on the first film, deleted scenes, featurettes, music videos, photo galleries and trailers.
The anniversary celebration will also include a Ghostbusters Fan Fest June 7-8, an international Live Orchestra Tour for the original film throughout 2019, new documentaries and tie-in merchandise, including a Transformers/Ghostbusters crossover comic book.