If you missed out on Annihilation, like many of us did due to it’s odd, limited, release window…you won’t have to wait much longer to check it out on Ultra HD/Blu-Ray. Paramount has announced the film will arrive on May 29th (with digital hitting a smidge earlier on the 22nd), along with a few special features to enjoy:
Hailed as “a masterpiece” (Chris Evangelista, Slash Film) and “a mind-blowing experience” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), director Alex Garland’s (Ex Machina) ANNIHILATION debuts on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD May 29, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives on Digital May 22.
Biologist and former soldier Lena (Academy Award® winner* Natalie Portman) is shocked when her missing husband (Oscar Isaac) comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone no one has ever returned from. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth. The film also stars Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, and Tuva Novotny.
The ANNIHILATION Blu-ray Combo Pack includes over an hour of bonus content. Natalie Portman, director Alex Garland and other cast and crew take viewers behind the scenes for a deeper look inside the film’s stunts, intricate set design and breathtaking visual effects. The Blu-ray also boasts a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead‡.
Feature film in high definition
Part 1 – SOUTHERN REACH
Refractions – See how director Alex Garland created the tone, textures and color palettes for the various film environments on set.
For Those That Follow – Listen to the cast’s perspective on their roles and learn why they found the story so intriguing.
Part 2 – AREA X
Shimmer – See how filmmakers transformed real set locations to create the world of Annihilation.
Vanished into Havoc – Check out all the action as cast and crew walk you through the mind-blowing stunts and special effects.
Part 3 – TO THE LIGHTHOUSE
Unfathomable Mind – Learn why the visual effects are integral to achieving director Alex Garland’s overall vision for Annihilation.
The Last Phase – Listen to the cast and crew share their fondest memories from filming Annihilation.
Will you be picking up Annihilation next month?