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WB Sets Legend of Tarzan Digital HD Release Sep 20; Blu-Ray Oct 11

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Warner Bros has just sent out a press release setting dates for Legend of Tarzan. Here is the full WB announcement.

A NEW THREAT AWAITS THE KING OF THE JUNGLE WHEN THE LEGEND OF TARZAN
ARRIVES ONTO ULTRA HD BLU-RAY, BLU-RAY 3D COMBO PACK, BLU-RAY COMBO PACK, DVD and DIGITAL HD FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Own it early on Digital HD on September 20

Blu-ray Combo Pack debuts on October 11

Burbank, CA, August 18, 2016 – The King of the Jungle returns when “The Legend of Tarzan” arrives onto Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. From Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures comes the action adventure “The Legend of Tarzan,” starring Alexander Skarsgård (“Diary of a Teenage Girl,” HBO’s “True Blood”) as the legendary character created by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

The ensemble cast also stars Oscar® nominee Samuel L. Jackson (“Pulp Fiction,” the “Captain America” films), Margot Robbie (“The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot”), Oscar nominee Djimon Hounsou (“Blood Diamond,” “Gladiator”), with Oscar winner Jim Broadbent (“Iris”), and two-time Oscar winner Christoph Waltz (“Inglourious Basterds,” “Django Unchained”).

David Yates (the final four “Harry Potter” films, upcoming “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”) directed “The Legend of Tarzan” from a screenplay by Adam Cozad and Craig Brewer, which is based on the Tarzan stories created by Burroughs. Legendary producer Jerry Weintraub produced the film, together with David Barron, Alan Riche and Tony Ludwig. Susan Ekins, Nikolas Korda, Keith Goldberg, David Yates, Mike Richardson and Bruce Berman served as executive producers.

“The Legend of Tarzan” will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray for $44.95, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and DVD for $28.98. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in 3D hi-definition, hi-definition and standard definition; the Blu-ray Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray; and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. All versions include a digital version of the movie in Digital HD with UltraViolet. Fans can also own “Point Break” via purchase from digital retailers.Fans can also own “The Legend of Tarzan” via purchase from digital retailers beginning on September 20.

The Blu-ray disc of “The Legend of Tarzan” will feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar are required. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment that aren’t Dolby Atmos compatible.

SYNOPSIS

It has been years since the man once known as Tarzan (Skarsgård) left the jungles of Africa behind for a gentrified life as John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, with his beloved wife, Jane (Robbie) at his side. Now, he has been invited back to the Congo to serve as a trade emissary of Parliament, unaware that he is a pawn in a deadly convergence of greed and revenge, masterminded by the Belgian, Leon Rom (Waltz). But those behind the murderous plot have no idea what they are about to unleash.

BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS

“The Legend of Tarzan” 3D Blu-ray and Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the following special features:

  • TARZAN™ REBORN
  • BATTLES AND BARE KNUCKLED BRAWLS
  • TARZAN™ AND JANE’S UNFAILING LOVE
  • CREATING THE VIRTUAL JUNGLE
  • GABON TO THE BIG SCREEN
  • STOP IVORY PSA

“The Legend of Tarzan” Standard Definition DVD contains the following special features:

  • TARZAN™ REBORN
  • BATTLES AND BARE KNUCKLED BRAWLS
  • TARZAN™ AND JANE’S UNFAILING LOVE
  • CREATING THE VIRTUAL JUNGLE
  • GABON TO THE BIG SCREEN
  • STOP IVORY PSA

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS

On September 20, “The Legend of Tarzan” will be available to own for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on favorite devices from select digital retailers including Amazon, CinemaNow, Flixster, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On October 11, “The Legend of Tarzan” will be available to rent digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.

ABOUT DIGITAL HD WITH ULTRAVIOLET

*Digital HD with UltraViolet allows fans to watch a digital version of their movie or TV show anywhere, on their favorite devices. Digital HD with UltraViolet is included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs. Digital HD with UltraViolet allows consumers to instantly stream and download movies and TV shows to TVs, computers, tablets and smartphones through UltraViolet retail services like CinemaNow, Flixster, Vudu and more. For more information on compatible devices go to wb.com/ultravioletdevices. Consult an UltraViolet Retailer for details and requirements and for a list of HD-compatible devices.

BASICS

PRODUCT SRP

Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack $44.95

3D Blu-ray Combo Pack $44.95

Blu-ray Combo Pack $35.99

DVD Amaray (WS) $28.98

Standard Street Date: October 11, 2016

EST Street Date: September 20, 2016

DVD Languages: English ADS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French

BD Languages: English ADS, Latin Spanish, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese

DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French

BD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Brazilian Portuguese

Running Time: 135 minutes

Rating: Rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence, some sensuality and brief rude dialogue

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