If you’ve been dying to bring the Black Panther movie into your home and enjoy over and over again…You’ll be getting the chance soon enough. Marvel has announced the movie will launch on 4K Ultra HD and blu-ray on May 15, 2018 (but you can watch it early, digitally, on May 8th). In addition to the movie, you’ll also have a slew of special features to sift through, including some deleted scenes.
Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther,” the highly celebrated story of T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), a young African prince who takes on the mantle of King and Super Hero, has thrilled and inspired generations of moviegoers around the globe. Now, fans can bring home the phenomenon, packed with light-hearted fun, pulse-pounding action and a powerful message, and watch it over and over again, Digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and Movies Anywhere on May 8 and on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on May 15. With both Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos immersive sound, 4k Ultra HD offers consumers a transformative viewing experience.
Through the 4K Cinematic Universe Edition of “Black Panther,” fans will experience the exhilarating adventure in stunning 4K Ultra HD with next-generation high dynamic range (HDR) visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio. Never-before-seen extras feature commentary from director Ryan Coogler; deleted scenes; outtakes; and several making-of featurettes, which detail the Black Panther’s evolution, the remarkable women of Wakanda, the history of T’Challa’s proud nation, and the cosmic origin and technological applications of vibranium. Also included are a roundtable discussion with “Black Panther” filmmakers and writers; a featurette tracing the countless connections between heroes, characters and storylines within the Marvel Cinematic Universe; and an exclusive sneak peek at “Ant-Man and the Wasp.”
BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer):
· Director’s Intro
· From Page to Screen: A Roundtable Discussion – Delve into the film’s making
· Crowning of a New King – Explore the world of “Black Panther” in all its color and complexity
· The Warriors Within – Get to know Wakanda’s women and the actors who portray them
· The Hidden Kingdom Revealed – Wakanda’s diverse people
· Wakanda Revealed: Exploring the Technology
· Deleted Scenes
Ø U.N. Meet and Greet
Ø Okoye And W’Kabi Discuss the Future of Wakanda
Ø T’Challa Remembers His Father
Ø Voices from the Past
· Gag Reel
· Exclusive Sneak Peek at “Ant-Man and The Wasp”
· Marvel Studios the First Ten Years: Connecting the Universe
· Director’s Commentary
· In World Wakanda Tourism Ads
Ø Come to Wakanda “Before”
Ø Come to Wakanda “After”
Though it still won’t be out in time to add to your MCU re-watch list at home for Avengers: Infinity War (which arrives in the last week of April), it’s still nice we’ll be able to enjoy the film before the start of Summer.