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'Batman v Superman' Coming to Digital HD June 28, Disc July 19

2 Jun, 2016 By: John Latchem

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray July 19. The Digital HD version of the film arrives three weeks early on June 28.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice — Ultimate Edition will include both the 'PG-13' theatrical cut of the film and a three-hour, 'R'-rated extended cut with 31 minutes of additional footage.

A sequel to 2013's Man of Steel, BvS finds the world grateful for Superman but wary of his alien power. In light of the potential danger of leaving Superman unchecked, both Batman and Lex Luthor formulate separate agendas to bring him down. The film stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Amy Adams as Lois Lane, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Diane Lane as Martha Kent, Laurence Fishburne as Perry White, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Holly Hunter as Senator Finch, and Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman. Directed by Zack Snyder, BvS earned $329.5 million at the domestic box office.

The UHD Blu-ray ($44.95) includes a 4K version of the extended cut and a Blu-ray of the theatrical version. The 3D combo pack ($44.95) includes the theatrical version in 3D and 2D, plus a Blu-ray of the extended cut. The Blu-ray combo pack ($35.99) will include both the theatrical and extended cuts, while the DVD ($28.98) offers just the theatrical cut. The Blu-ray versions also include a Dolby Atmos soundtrack and both the theatrical and extended cuts on Digital HD via UltraViolet.

Bonus materials on the Blu-ray versions and the DVD include the featurettes "Uniting the World’s Finest," "Gods and Men: A Meeting of Giants," "The Warrior, The Myth, The Wonder," "Accelerating Design: The New Batmobile," "Superman: Complexity & Truth," "Batman: Austerity & Rage," "Wonder Woman: Grace & Power," "Batcave: Legacy of the Lair," "The Might and the Power of a Punch," "The Empire of Luthor" and "Save the Bats."

About the Author: John Latchem

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