Announcement: Gods of Egypt arrives on Digital HD 5/17 and 4K Ultra-HD, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack & On Demand 5/31

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Gerard Butler Fight for Power in a Battle for the Ages on Digital HD on May 17 and 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack,

3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray and DVD on May 31

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SANTA MONICA, CA (April 5, 2016) – The ultimate struggle to rule the world begins when Gods of Egyptarrives on Digital HD on May 17 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), 3D Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD), Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand May 31 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE Company. Directed by Alex Proyas (I, Robot), written by Matt Sazama (The Last Witch Hunter) & Burk Sharpless (The Last Witch Hunter), and featuring stunning visual effects and production design, Gods of Egypt stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (TV’s “Game of Thrones”) with Gerard Butler (London Has Fallen) and Academy Award® winner Geoffrey Rush (Best Actor, Shine, 1996).

The ultimate battle between good and evil threatens to destroy all creation in this epic fantasy-adventure bursting with spectacular action and amazing special effects. Gerard Butler and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau star as rival gods Set and Horus, who are locked in a war to rule the universe. To defeat the merciless Set, Horus joins forces with a brave mortal for a journey that will take them across Egypt, through the heavens, and into the afterlife in an unforgettable quest to save mankind.

 

The Blu-ray and Digital HD releases feature an in-depth look behind-the-scenes with six featurettes, plus storyboards of deleted scenes. The Blu-ray release also includes next-generation DTS:X immersive audio, which replicates and conveys the fluid movement of sound to create a richer soundscape by moving sound to precisely where the audio mixer placed it. 

Gods of Egypt will be available in the following physical formats on May 31:

·       4K Ultra HD Combo Pack – $42.99 SRP

·       3D Combo Pack – $39.99 SRP

·       Blu-ray – $35.99 SRP

·       DVD – $29.95 SRP

BLU-RAY/ DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES*

·     Deleted Storyboards

·     “A Divine Vision: Creating a Cinematic Action Fantasy” Featurette

·     “Of Gods and Mortals: The Cast” Featurette

·     “Transformation: Costume, Make-up & Hair” Featurette

·     “On Location: Shooting in Australia” Featurette

·     “The Battle for Eternity: Stunts” Featurette

·     “A Window into Another World: Visual Effects” Featurette

*Subject to change

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

·     “The Battle for Eternity: Stunts” Featurette

·     “A Window into Another World: Visual Effects” Featurette

*Subject to change

 

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2016

Title Copyright: Gods of Egypt, Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2016 Summit Entertainment, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: PG-13 for Fantasy Violence and Action, and Some Sexuality

Genre: Action/Fantasy

Closed Captioned:  NA

Subtitles: English and Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 126 minutes

4K UHD Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

BD Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

4K UHD Audio: English DTS:XTM Audio, Spanish 5.1 DTS Digital SurroundTM Audio, English 2.0 DTS Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening, English Descriptive Audio

BD Audio: English DTS:XTM Audio, Spanish 5.1 DTS Digital SurroundTM Audio, English 2.0 DTS Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening, English Descriptive Audio

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English Descriptive Audio

ABOUT DTS:X™

DTS:X is the next generation object-based, multi-dimensional audio technology from DTS. Unbound from channels, DTS:X conveys the fluid movement of sound to create an incredibly rich, realistic and immersive soundscape – in front of, behind, beside and above the audience – more accurately than ever before. DTS:X offers the ability to automatically adapt the audio to the speaker layout that best fits the space, from a television’s built-in speakers to a home surround theater system to a dozen or more speakers in a commercial cinema. With DTS technology, even the smallest screens will sound huge. Immerse yourself at www.dts.com/dtsx.

 

ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate is a premier next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, international distribution and sales, branded channel platforms, interactive ventures and games, and location-based entertainment.  The Company has nearly 80 television shows on 40 different networks spanning its primetime production, distribution and syndication businesses.  These include the critically-acclaimed hit series Orange is the New Black, the hit broadcast network series Nashville, the syndication successes The Wendy Williams Show and Celebrity Name Game (with FremantleMedia), the breakout series The Royals and the Golden Globe-nominated dramedy Casual.

The Company’s feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me, Divergent and John Wick series, SicarioThe Age of Adaline, Roadside Attractions’ Love & Mercy and Mr. Holmes, Codeblack Films’ Addicted and breakout concert filmKevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates.  Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of approximately 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as the foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate and Summit brands remain synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world. www.lionsgate.com

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