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Trailer: “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” – Ultimate Edition

BvS DVD.jpegIn case you missed it, Warner Brothers has released a new trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. 

Before you go all up in arms over the fact the film was released in theaters on March 25th, this is a different trailer for the film; this trailer promotes the “Ultimate Edition.” It’s an exclusive to Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital HD editions, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition contains over 30 minutes of footage that was eliminated from the original film. In addition to new footage and a longer run-time, the Ultimate Cut has been bumped up from its PG-13 rating to R.

Based on the trailer, some of these scenes include alternate/extended scenes and several new scenes, including the cut footage featuring Jena Malone in a mystery role.

While the extra 30 minutes may not appeal to people who hated the film, people who actually enjoyed the film will look forward to new footage that will likely fill in some of the plot holes of the theatrical film.

The Ultimate-Cut will be available on Digital HD on June 28th, while the Blu-Ray/DVD combo edition releases July 19th.

Here’s the description of the DVD from Warner Brothers:

Burbank, CA, June 2, 2016 – Prepare for war when “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” arrives onto Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. The extended cut will be available on all Blu-ray formats and Digital HD.

In “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman and Superman at war with one another, a new threat quickly arises, putting mankind in greater danger than it’s ever known before.

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition” features an extended cut of the film which includes 30 more minutes of story and action not seen in theaters.  The extended cut is rated R.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” will be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack for $44.95, Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and 2-disc DVD Special Edition for $28.98. The Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc with the Ultimate Edition in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the theatrical version and special features in HD, and Digital HD versions of both the Ultimate Edition and theatrical version. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in 3D hi-definition and hi-definition, as well as the Ultimate Edition in hi-definition; the Blu-ray Combo Pack features the Ultimate Edition and theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray; and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack include digital versions of both the Ultimate Edition and theatrical version movies in Digital HD with UltraViolet*. Fans can also own “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition” via purchase from digital retailers.

The Blu-ray discs of “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition” 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 are required. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment that aren’t Dolby Atmos compatible.

BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS 

“Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, 3D Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and Standard Definition 2-Disc DVD contain the following special features:

  • Uniting the World’s Finest
  • Gods and Men: A Meeting of Giants
  • The Warrior, The Myth, The Wonder
  • Accelerating Design: The New Batmobile
  • Superman: Complexity & Truth
  • Batman: Austerity & Rage
  • Wonder Woman: Grace & Power
  • Batcave: Legacy of the Lair
  • The Might and the Power of a Punch
  • The Empire of Luthor
  • Save the Bats

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