Classic comic book adaptation “Superman” is coming to 4K disc in November

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The first Superman movie really set the bar by which all other comic book adaptations have been measured, and now it’s getting a 4K release, based on a brand new 4K scan from the Theatrical Cut’s original negative.

This new remaster will be on both 4K (complete with Dolby Atmos) and Blu-ray – full details are below.

There is a Blu-ray set also coming that will included the Special Edition and Extended Cut.

No word yet on a steelbook for either release.

Pre-order 4K: Zavvi | HMV
Pre-order Special Edition & Extended Version Blu-ray: Zavvi | HMV

A box-office smash, an Academy Award-winner and a fan favourite since it first flew into theaters, Superman: The Movie assembles a cast and creative contingent as only a big movie can. As its heart (and for three sequels) is Christopher Reeve’s intelligent, affectionate portrayal of a most human Man of Steel. Reeve, Marlon Brando (Jor-El), Gene Hackman (Lex Luthor) and Margot Kidder (Lois Lane) give performances that fuel the film’s aura of legend. Watching Superman isn’t just like being a kid again. It’s better. Includes theatrical version on both 4K and remastered Blu-Ray Disc.

Extras:

  • Commentary by Director Richard Donner and Creative Consultant Tom Mankiewicz
  • Taking Flight: The Development of Superman
  • Making Superman: Filming the Legend
  • Screen Tests
  • Music-Only track
  • Theatrical Trailers and TV Spot.

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15 Responses

  1. Donner’s cut + Extended cut..?
    No theatrical?

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