Good news for fans of James Cameron’s films as Disney, who has a number of them under their control after acquiring Fox several years ago, are now planned for new releases. They’re scheduled for a staggered round of releases in December 2023 where three of them – are getting 4K UHD releases for the first time.
The schedule so far is set with:
December 5th: Previously announced 25th-anniversary release of Titanic
December 12th: Aliens, The Abyss, True Lies, Avatar, and Avatar: The Way of Water
December 19th: Special edition Blu-ray Discs of Avatar (available as a 4K Collector’s Edition, a 3D Blu-ray, and a 4K limited edition Steelbook exclusive to Best Buy) and Avatar: The Way of Water (4K Collector’s Edition)
Additionally, Aliens, The Abyss, and True Lies will get collector’s editions on March 12th, 2024.
The 4K transfer for each release will be presented in Dolby Vision HDR and with an immersive Dolby Atmos audio mix. Additionally, most of the releases will arrive with several hours of all-new bonus features. The 4K UHD physical releases will come on 100GB discs for maximum space and bit rates.
James Cameron said, “There’s a world of emotions in revisiting these films and I hope we’ve captured some of that in the new bonus materials we created for our fans.”
Producer Jon Landau added, “We really wanted to deliver the best possible experience at home so viewers could immerse themselves both in the films and the journeys we went through to make them.”
[Source: Media Play News]