The Lord of the Rings trilogy will quickly be accessible in 4K HDR. Warner Bros. has introduced a local 4K decision remaster in Dolby Vision and HDR10 of all three LOTR motion pictures — The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King — that has been overseen by LOTR director Peter Jackson. Available early December in choose markets, The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-ray can even include an all-new Dolby Atmos 3D audio observe.
But that is not all. Warner Bros. can even launch The Hobbit trilogy in 4K HDR alongside. Like its counterpart, The Hobbit The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-ray will function native 4K decision with help for each Dolby Vision and HDR10 codecs, along with a Dolby Atmos observe. The Hobbit assortment packages The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
Pre-orders for The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-ray and The Hobbit The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-ray at the moment are open in a number of markets, together with the US and Germany, at $90 (about Rs. 6,600) or €70 (about Rs. 6,000) per trilogy set. Neither has been listed in India but. However, most 4K Ultra-HD Blu-ray discs are region-free, so you may nonetheless play them even when you select to import.
Both The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-ray and The Hobbit The Motion Picture Trilogy 4K Blu-ray include 9 Blu-ray discs. Three discs are devoted to every movie in the trilogy, for his or her respective theatrical (one disc) and prolonged cuts (break up over two discs). For LOTR, the theatrical variations have a mixed runtime of 558 minutes, with the 4K Blu-ray prolonged coming in at 682 minutes. With Hobbit, theatrical runtime of the three movies is 474 minutes mixed, and 532 minutes for prolonged variations.
“I was privileged to play Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, and I’m excited today to announce that Warner Bros. will be releasing The Hobbit trilogy and The Lord of the Rings trilogy on 4K UHD on December 1st for the first time,” LOTR actor Sean Astin stated in an accompanying video. “Now, because it’s in 4K UHD, you know it’s going to be the most incredible home-viewing experience possible. Peter Jackson oversaw the remastering himself. And I can say that working with Peter was the adventure of a lifetime. And the friendships that I made will last forever. Enjoy!”
Lord of the Rings fan web site TheOneRing carried the announcement by Warner Bros.