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Peter Jackson’s ‘King Kong’ will release to 4k Blu-ray SteelBook Edition

king-kong-steelbook-zavvi-open-960px Peter Jackson’s King Kong (2005) was upgraded and released to 4k Blu-ray a couple years ago, but Best Buy will sell a repackaged title in a special SteelBook edition that features new artwork on the cover, back and inside.

The 3-disc edition includes a 2160p Blu-ray Disc, 1080p Blu-ray Disc, and 1080p Blu-ray Disc with over 13 hours of bonus features like deleted scenes, feature commentary, production featurettes and a full-length documentary  (see full list bonus features below). The extras are the same and there isn’t anything new about this release except the artwork and case, but if you’re a SteelBook collection this is one to add to the collection.

On 4k Blu-ray King Kong is presented at 2.35:1 widescreen aspect ratio in 2160p resolution with High Dynamic Range color utilizing the REC 2020/HDR10 specs. Audio was upgraded from the standard Blu-ray edition to DTS:X and DTS:X Headphone and is compatible with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound.


The 4K Ultra HD Limited Edition Steelbook of King Kong has a suggested retail price of $48.99 and will be released on April 15, 2019.

Bonus Material

  • Feature Commentary with Director/Co-Writer/Producer Peter Jackson and Co-Writer/Producer Philippa Boyens
  • My Scenes
  • BD-Live Features: My Scenes Sharing
  • U-Control: Picture in Picture
  • U-Control: The Art Galleries
  • Feature Commentary with Writer / Director Peter Jackson and with Co-Writer / Producer Philipa Boyen
  • 2006 Introductions by Peter Jackson
  • Recreating the Eighth Wonder: The Making of King Kong
  • Production Diaries
  • Post Production Diaries
  • Deleted Scenes with Introductions
  • The Eighth Blunder of the World
  • The Making of a Shot: The T-Rex Fight
  • Skull Island: A Natural History
  • Kong’s New York, 1933
  • A Night in Vaudeville
  • King Kong Homage
  • Pre-Visualization Animatics
  • Conceptual Design Video Galleries
  • “The Present”
  • WETA Collectibles
  • The Volkswagen Touareg & King Kong
  • Trailers

The 4K Ultra HD Limited Edition Steelbook edition of King Kong is selling for $21.99 at Best Buy and will be released on April 15, 2019.

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