Arrow Video breaks into the 4K Extremely HD enviornment with the upcoming launch of Pitch Black, the horror/sci-fi film from 2000 that launched us to Vin Diesel‘s Richard B. Riddick.
The character, a Furyan convict-turned-antihero monster-slayer, subsequently appeared in 2004’s The Chronicles of Riddick and 2013’s Riddick. A fourth movie is presently within the works.
Arrow provides Pitch Black its 4K Extremely HD debut in a launch that’s coming to the US, UK and Canada, releasing within the UK on August 17th and within the US on August 18th, 2020.
When an intergalactic transport ship crashes on a distant desert planet with no signal of assistance on the horizon, the survivors, led by Fry (Radha Mitchell), band collectively to discover a means again house. Among the many passengers is Riddick (Vin Diesel), a convicted assassin being transported by marshal Johns (Cole Hauser) – and now freed of his chains and on the unfastened. However as a photo voltaic eclipse plunges the planet into complete darkness, a risk even worse than Riddick reveals itself, and the final people standing might need to type an uneasy truce with the crafty fugitive (whose eyes have been surgically altered to see at the hours of darkness) to final the lengthy evening.
Directed by David Twohy, Riddick’s first outing is freshly unleashed in an illuminating, model new 4K restoration, with the discharge together with hours of unique bonus content material.
Right here’s the complete breakdown:
Model new 4K restoration by Arrow Movies of the Theatrical and Director’s Cuts of the movie, permitted by director David Twohy
4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Imaginative and prescient (HDR10 suitable)
Authentic DTS-HD MA 5.1 encompass on each cuts
Elective English subtitles for the deaf and arduous of listening to on each cuts
Archive commentary with director David Twohy and stars Vin Diesel and Cole Hauser
Archive commentary with director David Twohy, producer Tom Engelman and visible results supervisor Peter Chiang
Dusk: The Making of Pitch Black, a newly filmed interview with director/co-writer David Twohy
Black Field: Jackie’s Journey, a newly filmed interview with actor Rhiana Griffith
Black Field: Shazza’s Final Stand, a newly filmed interview with actor Claudia Black
Black Field: Bleach Bypassed, a newly filmed interview with cinematographer David Eggby
Black Field: Cryo-Locked, a newly filmed interview with visible results supervisor Peter Chiang
Black Field: Primal Sounds, a newly filmed interview with composer Graeme Revell
The Making of Pitch Black, a brief behind-the-scenes featurette
Pitch Black Uncooked, a comparability between early CG exams and the ultimate footage
Extra behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the movie
2004 archive bonus options, together with an introduction by Twohy, A View Into The Darkish, and Chronicles of Riddick Visible Encyclopedia
Johns’ Chase Log, a brief prequel narrated by Cole Hauser detailing the character’s hunt for Riddick
The Chronicles of Riddick: Darkish Fury (in 16:9 widescreen with DTS-HD MA 5.1 audio), an animated brief movie directed by Peter Chung that acts as a bridgepoint between Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick, that includes vocal performances by Vin Diesel, Keith David and Rhiana Griffith reprising their roles
Darkish Fury bonus options together with Bridging The Hole, Peter Chung: The Thoughts of an Animator, A View Into The Mild, and a “pre-animation” model of the movie
Slam Metropolis, a movement comedian from the movie’s official web site
Into Pitch Black, a TV particular providing another non-canon glimpse into what occurred earlier than and after the occasions of the movie
Raveworld: Pitch Black Occasion, footage of a dance music occasion held to advertise the movie
Theatrical trailers, plus trailers for the 2 sequels and online game
Reversible sleeve that includes newly commissioned “evening” and “day” paintings by Luke Preece
FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collectors’ booklet that includes new writing by Simon Ward on the movie’s creature designs (together with a brand new interview with creature designer Patrick Tatopolous), unique manufacturing notes and knowledge from the movie’s official web site, and an archive interview with Vin Diesel from Starlog journal; plus collectable O-card with “evening” variant paintings by Luke Preece.
Pre-order within the US by way of Diabolik, UK by way of Arrow and CA by way of Unobstructed View.
Arrow can also be releasing the movie on Blu-ray.