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‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ 4K Blu-ray to Include Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision HDR

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' UltraHD Blu-ray 4K disc package set for March 27 release.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be available in a digital version on March 13, and in the Blu-ray and UltraHD Blu-ray formats on March 27.

Robert Archer · February 20, 2018

Disney Home Video Entertainment has announced the 152-minute PG-13 rated Star Wars: The Last Jedi will be available in a digital format on March 13, and on Blu-ray and UltraHD 4K Blu-ray disc on March 27. 

Fulfilling home theater enthusiasts' request to provide the ultimate home theater A/V release, Star Wars: The Last Jedi will not only offer 4K resolution, but it will also offer Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR), and Dolby Atmos object-based surround soundtrack options. 

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Some of the bonus content included with the upcoming Disney Home Video release include The Director and the Jedi that brings viewers behind the scenes of the latest movie in the Star Wars world with writer and director Rian Johnson. The bonus content features audio commentary and more. 

The home video release will also include Lighting the Spark: Creating the Space Battle. This bonus content gives owners a look at the movie's epic space battle, including the sounds behind the action and its visual effects.

The Snoke and Mirrors featurette looks at how Disney created the movie's evil villain, and its Showdown on Crait showcases how the movie developed its final battle sequences. 

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Disney Home Video also points out the home video release will offer deleted scenes that includes optional commentary from Johnson. 

Moreover, depending on the retailer, the home video release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi will also offer individual packaging and other options. 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Home Video Features

Here is a partial list of specifications for the DVD, Blu-ray and UltraHD Blu-ray widescreen releases:

  • Aspect ratio: 2.39:1
  • Audio for the 4K Ultra Blu-ray disc: 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos, 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus, 2.0 Descriptive Audio, Spanish 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus
  • Blu-ray: 7.1 DTS HD Master Audio, 2.0 Descriptive Audio, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • DVD: 5.1 Dolby Digital, 2.0 Descriptive Audio, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
  • Subtitles for 4K UHD and Blu-ray: offered in English, SDH, French and Spanish
  • Subtitles for DVD: offered in English, SDH, English closed caption, French and Spanish

  About the Author

Bob is an audio enthusiast who has written about consumer electronics for various publications within Massachusetts before joining the staff of CE Pro in 2000. Bob is THX Level I certified, and he's also taken classes from the Imaging Science Foundation (ISF) and Home Acoustics Alliance (HAA). Bob also serves as the technology editor for CE Pro's sister publication Commercial Integrator. In addition, he's studied guitar and music theory at Sarrin Music Studios in Wakefield, Mass., and he also studies Kyokushin karate at 5 Dragons in Haverhill, Mass. Have a suggestion or a topic you want to read more about? Email Robert at rarcher@ehpub.com

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