Sony Releasing ‘Black Hawk Down’ on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray May 7

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment May 7 will release 2001’s Black Hawk Down on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc and digitally in 4K on participating platforms.

The war film from director Ridley Scott stars Josh Hartnett, Ewan McGregor and Eric Bana as U.S. soldiers engaged in a battle in Somalia after their helicopter crashes during a mission.

The 4K disc in the combo pack will include both the theatrical and extended cuts of the film; both versions have remastered from the original camera negative and feature high dynamic range in a transfer approved by Scott. Both versions also include a new immersive Dolby Atmos audio mix, along with the original 5.1 audio.

The included Blu-ray disc will contain just the theatrical cut, plus hours of previously released bonus materials, such as audio commentaries, behind-the-scenes featurettes and deleted scenes.

Bonus materials include:

  • Audio commentary by director/producer Ridley Scott and producer Jerry Bruckheimer;
  • Audio commentary by author Mark Bowden and screenwriter Ken Nolan;
  • Audio commentary by Task Force Ranger veterans;
  • “The Essence of Combat: Making Black Hawk Down” documentary;
  • The History Channel presents “The True Story of Black Hawk Down”;
  • PBS presents “Frontline: Ambush in Mogadishu”;
  • Eight deleted and alternate scenes with optional commentary;
  • “Designing Mogadishu” featurette;
  • Production design archive;
  • Storyboards with optional commentary;
  • Ridleygrams with optional commentary;
  • Target Building Insertion: Multi-Angle Sequence with optional commentary;
  • Q&A Forums: BAFTA. Motion Picture Editor’s Guild & American Cinematheque;
  • Jerry Bruckheimer’s BHD photo album;
  • Title design explorations with optional commentary;
  • “Gortoz A Ran – J’Attends” music video performed by Denez Prigent and Lisa Gerrard;
  • Photo galleries;
  • Theatrical poster concepts;
  • Trailer and TV spots.

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