With the release of the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Ultimate Cut, the Zack Synder movie went from a heavily controversial film to receiving almost unanimous praise as the new edition features extended scenes which cleared up several contentious plots and subplots.
Fans can now catch the digital HD version of Batman v Superman Ultimate Cut at CinemaNow, Amazon Video and Vudu. The digital release of the ultimate edition of the movie was officially set for June 28, 2016 but the movie was unexpectedly released earlier on Flixster and Cinema Now.
The ultimate edition, which features 30 minutes of new footage incorporated into an extended, R-rated cut of the film along with the theatrical version of the movie, will be available for purchase on a Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Ultra HD Blu-ray on July 19. The UK release date is thought to be August 1, 2016. Fans can pre-order the Blu-ray or DVD of the Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice Ultimate Cut from Amazon.
At a staggering 182 minutes long, this new edition packs in a whopping 30 minutes of new footage. What does that include? Well for one thing, the new trailer gives us a glimpse at Jenna Malone?s mystery role ? a part which was completely cut from the theatrical release.?Other additions include more footage from Batman?s impressive warehouse rescue, some new shots of the fight against Doomsday, and a longer ending.
And there are also details of the upcoming DVD and Blu-ray release including what special features we can expect, ?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.?
Additionally, all Blu-ray discs of the Batman v Superman 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.
The Zack Snyder-directed film stars Henry Cavill as Clark Kent/Superman, Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Gal Gadot as Diana Prince/Wonder Woman, with Amy Adams, Laurence Fishburne and Diane Lane returning from Man of Steel, joined by Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Jeremy Irons as Alfred, Holly Hunter as Senator Finch, as well as Scoot McNairy, Callan Mulvey and Tao Okamoto.
Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on July 19.