Underworld and Resident Evil: Afterlife Get 4K Treatment

Franchise classics Underworld and Resident Evil: Afterlife to get 4K Ultra HD upgrades

With fans buzzing about the two new installments of both respective horror/fantasy/action franchises on the horizon, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has just announced that earlier films in their series are getting a 4K Ultra HD with High Dynamic Range (HDR) upgrade. The original Underworld will release on December 27 and Resident Evil: Afterlife will follow on January 17. Each 4K Ultra HD release will also include all the bonus materials from the earlier Blu-ray releases.

The all-new Underworld: Blood Wars is in theaters on January 6, with Resident Evil: The Final Chapter coming to theaters on January 27.

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4K Ultra HD features four times the resolution of high definition, along with High Dynamic Range (HDR), which produces brilliant highlights, vibrant colors and greater contrast on compatible displays. Additionally, both films have been remixed specifically for the home theater environment with Dolby AtmosĀ® audio, delivering captivating sound that places and moves audio anywhere in the room, including overhead.

Both 4K Ultra HD Releases will include:

  • Feature films in 4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • Dolby Atmos soundtracks (Dolby TrueHD 7.1 compatible) *
  • Includes high-def Blu-rays featuring the films and special features

Will you be grabbing these charming new 4K releases?