March 4, 2019
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.