Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has announced the home media release date for The Forest on Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. The mystery/horror film starring Natalie Dormer and Eoin Macken will first be available in Digital HD on Mar. 22, followed by Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand April 22, 2016.
The Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD formats will include bonus footage such as behind-the-scenes photos, the featurette “Exploring The Forest,” galleries, storyboards, and feature commentary with director Jason Zada.
The Forest on Blu-ray Disc is formatted in 1080p at 1.85:1 widescreen aspect ratio with an English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack.
“A young woman’s hunt for her missing sister leads to horror and madness in The Forest, starring Natalie Dormer (Game of Thronesand The Hunger Games) and Taylor Kinney (Chicago Fire, Zero Dark Thirty). When her troubled twin sister Jess mysteriously disappears, Sara Price (Dormer) discovers Jess vanished in Japan’s legendary Aokigahara Forest. Searching its eerie dark woods with the help of journalist Aiden (Kinney), Sara plunges into a tormented world where angry spirits lie in wait for those who ignore the warning: stay on the path. ”
Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD Bonus Features:
- Exploring The Forest: Cast and filmmakers discuss their initial attraction to the project and the history behind the Aokigahara Forest; and dive into the characterizations, the visual effects, and the lore of the infamous Yurei in this behind-the-scenes featurette.
- Feature Commentary with Director Jason Zada