Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 Getting A UK 4K Release

From writer/director Neill Blomkamp (Chappie) comes the startlingly original science fiction thriller DISTRICT 9 debuting on 4k Ultra HD on October 19 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Starring Sharlto Copley (Chappie, TV’s Powers) and produced by Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) DISTRICT 9 was nominated for four 2009 Academy Awards® including Best Picture.

With stunning special effects and gritty realism, the film plunges us into a world where the aliens have landed… only to be exiled to a slum on the fringes of Johannesburg. Now, one lone human discovers the mysterious secret of the extraterrestrial weapon technology. Hunted and hounded through the bizarre back alleys of an alien shantytown, he will discover what it means to be the ultimate outsider on your own planet.

Related: Film Review – District 9 (2009)

4K ULTRA HD BONUS FEATURES:

  • Comic-Con Extravaganza Featurette
  • Original Theatrical Trailers

BLU-RAY™ BONUS FEATURES:

  • Hours of Archival Special Features Including:
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Director’s Commentary
    • The Alien Agenda: A Filmmaker’s Log – Three-Part Documentary
    • Metamorphosis: The Transformation of Wikus
    • Innovation: Acting and Improvisation
    • Conception and Design: Creating the World of District 9
    • Alien Generation: Visual Effects
    • Joburg from Above: Interactive Map of Satellite and Schematics of the World of District 9

DISTRICT 9  will debut on 4k Ultra HD on October 19 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.