Paramount Home Media Distribution is releasing World War Z on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and On Demand on September 17, 2013.
The pandemic begins one week early on Digital September 10th. The film has been digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX 3D format. It is released in select IMAX theaters in the U.S. for an exclusive one-week running beginning Friday, August 2.
Starring superstar Brad Pitt, World War Z film follows a former United Nations investigator (Pitt) as he helps stop the chaotic pandemic that has gripped populations around the world.
According to Paramount, World War Z features stunning visual effects and edge-of-your-seat action and suspense that take the Zombie apocalypse phenomenon to a more extreme and electrifying level.
“I’m really excited for fans to see the new unrated version of World War Z on Blu-ray,” said producer and star Brad Pitt.
World War Z will be available on Blu-ray Combo or Blu-ray 3D Combo with an Unrated Cut packed with even more thrills and action too intense for theaters, along with the theatrical version of the film, says the company.
The combo packs feature UltraViolet and boast in-depth looks at the making of the film, the seamless blending of practical and digital effects, the science behind the Zombie outbreak and much more. The film will also be available as a single-disc DVD.
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The disc includes the theatrical version of the film in standard definition.
The Blu-ray releases available for purchase will be enabled with UltraViolet, a new way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them – reliably and securely – to a variety of devices.