April 7, 2021
Lionsgate will release the 2004 horror film Saw on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc for the first time May 11.
The film marked the directorial debut of James Wan (The Conjuring, Aquaman) and stars Cary Elwes, Danny Glover, Monica Potter, Michael Emerson, Tobin Bell and Leigh Whannell (who co-wrote the film) in the story of a morally obsessed serial killer who forces his victims to play horrific games of torture and survival.
Saw went on to spawn a franchise of eight films, with a ninth, Spiral, due May 14.
The Saw 4K combo pack will include the unrated version of the film on 4K with Dolby Vision, as well as a standard Blu-ray Disc and digital copy.
Blu-ray and 4K special features include the featurette “Game Changer: The Legacy of Saw; an audio commentary with Wan, Whannell and Elwes; and a commentary with producers Mark Burg, Gregg Hoffman and Oren Koules. Additional extras on the Blu-ray Disc include the original Saw short film, an alternate storyboard sequence, the film’s theatrical trailer, and the featurette “Hacking Away at Saw.”