Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reasonLife of Pi & Maze Runner to be among first HDR movies - FlatpanelsHD

Life of Pi & Maze Runner to be among first HDR movies

18 Jun 2015 | Rasmus Larsen |

It is still difficult to find 4K movies and near impossible to find HDR (high dynamic range) movies but at least we know that Hollywood is working on it. 20th Century Fox has announced that 'Life of Pi', 'Kingsman: The Secret Service', 'The Maze Runner' and 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' will be their first four movies to be released in 4K HDR.

Four films - more on the way

20th Century Fox has already confirmed that they will release all future movies in 4K UHD that has four times as many pixels as HD and HDR (high dynamic range) that offers brighter whites, deeper blacks, and more picture details in each end.

Life of Pi in 4K HDR


The first four titles will be available on the M-Go service this year as digital downloads that you can store on a secure and encrypted hard drive connected to a TV. M-Go is not available worldwide. The same four titles will also be available on Ultra HD Blu-ray later this year. The first UHD BD players are expected to hit the market in late 2015.

The first movie available to watch in 4K HDR to the public is Disney's Tomorrowland. However, you will need to locate one of the new “Dolby Cinemas”.

Fox is one of the first studios to announce plans for 4K HDR movies. In addition, Warner has announced 7 Dolby Vision titles and Netflix will start streaming originals in 4K HDR later this year. To enjoy 4K HDR you also need a HDR-enabled TV.

- Source: Hollywood Reporter



Latest news

Samsung Serif TV

Samsung expands range of lifestyle TVs - The Frame, Serif & Sero

21 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |

Disney+ arrives on (some) Vizio TVs

21 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony UHD Blu-ray player

Sales of UHD Blu-ray players in decline

20 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Panasonic HZ1000 OLED

Panasonic unveils 2020 HZ1500 & HZ1000 OLED TVs with Filmmaker Mode

18 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Panasonic HX940

Panasonic announces 2020 HX940, HX900 & HX800 4K LCD TVs

18 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung Q60T

Samsung's most advanced "QLED" LCD tech is now reserved for its 8K TVs

17 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung Q80T

Samsung unveils its 2020 line-up of 8K and 4K "QLED" LCD TVs

17 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |
Star Wars box-set

Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga box-set coming to UHD Blu-ray in March

14 Feb 2020 | Rasmus Larsen |