Zack Snyder’s ‘Dawn of the Dead’ Gets 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Release

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The unrated version of director Zack Snyder’s Dawn of the Dead in 4K Ultra HD has been given a January 31, 2023 release date by Scream Factory. An inclusive Blu-ray will also feature the new 4K transfer.

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For this anticipated Collector’s Edition release, Scream Factory have completed a “4K scan from the original negative with inserts from the 2K digital intermediate for the unrated footage.” The theatrical version will also be included on a separate Blu-ray Disc.

Here’s a disc-by-disc breakdown for everything included with the Dawn of the Dead 4k release.

4K UHD (Unrated Version):

  • NEW 4K scan from the original negative with inserts from the 2K digital intermediate for the unrated footage
  • Audio Commentary with director Zach Snyder and producer Eric Newman

Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, 2.0

Blu-ray (Unrated Version):

  • NEW 4K scan from the original negative with inserts from the 2K digital intermediate for the unrated footage
  • Audio Commentary with director Zach Snyder and producer Eric Newman
  • Introduction by Zach Snyder
  • Splitting Headaches: Anatomy of Exploding Heads
  • Attack of the Living Dead
  • Raising the Dead
  • Drawing the Dead
  • Andy’s Lost Tape
  • Special Report: Zombie Invasion
  • Undead and Loving It: A Mockumentary
  • Storyboard Comparisons
  • Hidden Easter Egg

Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, 2.0

Blu-ray (Theatrical Version):

  • HD Master from the 2K Digital Intermediate
  • Take A Chance on Me – an interview with actor Ty Burrell
  • Punk, Rock & Zombies – an interview with actor Jake Weber
  • Gunn of Hire – an interview with writer James Gunn
  • Killing Time at the Mall: The Special Effects of DAWN OF THE DEAD
  • Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by Zach Snyder and producer Eric Newman
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Still Gallery

Audio: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, 2.0

Dawn of the Dead is co-written by James Gunn and stars Ving Rhames, Sarah Polley, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer, and Ty Burrell.

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