Posted Tue Feb 12, 2019 at 07:48 AM PST by Tom Landy
The 1979 classic horror film will be getting a 4K 40th Anniversary Edition in the UK in April. UPDATE: U.S. as well.
As previously reported, Ridley Scott's Alien may be headed for 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray in North America this year, and now according to The Digital Bits it will be released on April 2.
Alien is the first movie of one of the most popular sagas in science fiction history, and introduces Sigourney Weaver as Ripley, the iron-willed woman destined to battle the galaxy's ultimate creature. The terror begin when the crew of the spaceship Nostromo investigates a transmission from a desolate planet and makes a horrifying discovery - a life form that breeds within a human host. Now the crew must fight now only for its survival, but for the survival of all mankind.
The film will hit 4K UHD in the UK on April 1.
You can find the latest specs for Alien - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray linked from our 4K Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under April 2.
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