Universal Studios Home Entertainment has dated the movie Serenity for release on 4k Blu-ray on Oct. 17. The release will come one month after Firefly The Complete Series gets released to a 15th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition on Sept. 19.
On Ultra HD Blu-ray, Serenity is presented in 2160p at 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio. There’s also HDR encoded in the video stream using the HDR10 specification. And, the soundtrack is featured in DTS:X immersive audio, backed by DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1.
Extras on Serenity 4k Blu-ray include feature commentary with Director Joss Whedon, deleted and extended scenes, “A Filmmaker’s Journey, U-Control content, and several bonus featurettes.
The 2-disc combo edition also includes a Blu-ray Disc and digital copy via iTunes. It has a list price of $29.99 but is selling for $20.49 (see below for pre-order price).
Serenity Special Features
- Feature Commentery with Writer / Director Joss Whedon
- Feature Commentary with Writer / Director Joss Whedon & Cast Members Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau and Ron Glass
- Alliance Database
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Director Joss Whedon
- Future History – The Story of Earth That Was
- What’s In A Firefly
- Re-Lighting The Firefly
- Joss Whedon Introduction
- Extended Scenes
- Take A Walk On Serenity
- A Filmmaker’s Journey
- The Green Clan
- Session 416
- U-Control: Mr. Universe’s Compendium
- U-Control: Digital Tour of Serenity
- U-Control: Picture in Picture
- U-Control: Visual Commentary with Writer/Director Joss Whedon & Cast