John Carpenter’s Escape From L.A. Gets The 4K Treatment
Snake Plissken will return to glorious 4K Ultra HD in John Carpenter’s Escape From L.A. on February 21s
Kurt Russell’s legendary Snake Plissken is returning to 4K in Escape From L.A this February. John Carpenter‘s long overdue sequel to Escape From New York is heading to a blu-ray shelf near you in a set packed with awesomeness. The new 4K Ultra HD set includes the 4K UHD™ and Blu-ray™ of the film, 2 stickers, 5 art cards, and a double-sided poster. Read on for the full details.
ESCAPE FROM L.A 4K ULTRA HD
Experience every outrageous and eye-popping moment of the post-apocalyptic classic in stunning 4K Ultra HD™, including Snake surfing Wilshire Blvd., shooting hoops at the Coliseum, and dive-bombing the Happy Kingdom theme park. The film also features a wild assortment of friends, fiends, and foes from a supporting cast that includes Steve Buscemi, Peter Fonda, Pam Grier, Stacy Keach, Cliff Robertson, and Bruce Campbell.
The 4K Ultra HD™ + Blu-ray™ Limited Edition set includes 2 stickers, 5 art cards, and a double-sided poster.
In addition to the 4K Ultra HD™ + Blu-ray™ Limited Edition set, Paramount Home Entertainment will be releasing a 4K UHD™ on March 21. Both 4K Ultra HD™ releases feature exceptional picture quality with Dolby Vision and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio.
This is spectacular news. John Carpenter’s underrated sequel is one of the many jewels in his crown. And Kurt Russell was back to his very best as Snake Plissken. So the idea of adding Escape From L.A. to our respective collections is a dream come true. And if the quality of the transfer is anything like its predecessor; we could be in for one helluva wild ride!
You can order Escape From L.A. in glorious 4K UHD here.
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