The horror-comedy film The Cabin in the Woods is coming to 4k Blu-Ray on September 5th.
Produced and co-written by Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon, this film brings to the big screen the meta comedy and horror that was Buffy‘s trademark. You can hear our full review of this movie in the Now Playing Podcast archives.
The 4k Combo pack (with Blu-Ray and Digital HD copies) is $22.99 and up for pre-order now. We’ll provide a review of the technical aspects of this release when it’s available.
Lionsgate’s full press release is below:
Discover the truth behind The Cabin in the Woods when it arrives for the first time on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital HD) September 5 from Lionsgate. Featuring an all-star cast includingChris Hemsworth, Jesse Williams, Kristen Connolly, Anna Hutchison, and Fran Kranz, the critically acclaimed horror will be available in stunning 4K Ultra HD resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR), which delivers the brightest, most vivid and realistic color with the greatest contrast. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray will also feature Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors. Together with the captivating sound of Dolby Atmos, consumers will experience both cutting-edge imaging and state-of-the-art sound technology for a fully immersive entertainment experience. Co-written by producer Joss Whedon (The Avengers franchise) and director Drew Goddard (Cloverfield), The Cabin in the Woods 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack will be available for the suggested retail price of $22.99.
A rambunctious group of five college friends steal away for a weekend of debauchery in an isolated country cabin, only to be attacked by horrific supernatural creatures in a night of endless terror and bloodshed. Sound familiar? Just wait. As the teens begin to exhibit standard horror movie behavior, a group of technicians in a control room are scrutinizing, and sometimes even controlling, every move the terrified kids make! With their efforts continually thwarted by the all– powerful eye in the sky, do they have any chance of escape?
4K/BLU-RAY/DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES
· Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Drew Goddard and Writer/Producer Joss Whedon
· “We Are Not Who We Are: Making The Cabin in the Woods” Featurette
· “An Army of Nightmares: Make-up & Animatronic Effects” Featurette
· “Primal Terror: Visual Effects” Featurette
· “The Secret Secret Stash” Featurette
· WonderCon Q&A
· “It’s Not What You Think: The Cabin in the Woods BonusView™ Mode” (Blu-ray™ only)
Kristen Connolly The Happening, Revolutionary Road, “Zoo”
Chris Hemsworth Thor franchise, The Avengers franchise, Rush
Anna Hutchison The Right Girl, “Go Girls,” “Power Rangers Jungle Fury”
Fran Kranz The Village, “Dollhouse,” Donnie Darko
Jesse Williams “Grey’s Anatomy,” Lee Daniels’ The Butler,Brooklyn’s Finest
Richard Jenkins Jack Reacher, The Visitor
Bradley Whitford “The West Wing”
Year of Production: 2012
Title Copyright: The Cabin in the Woods © 2012, Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: Rated R for strong bloody horror violence and gore, language, drug use and some sexuality/nudity
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Closed Captioned: N/A
Subtitles: English, Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 95 Minutes
4K Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
4K Audio Status: English Dolby Atmos, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening
Blu-ray Audio Status: English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™