Westworld Season 2: The Door Available on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD This December
Westworld Season 2: The Door was one awesome (though a bit confusing) ride. Now fans of the hit HBO sci-fi series can own all 10 episodes along with extra content when the show’s second season is released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD on December 4, 2018!
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Westworld Season 2: The Door will be available on 4K Ultra HD for ($64.99), on Blu-ray for $54.97, and DVD for $49.99. Both the Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD and standard Blu-ray release will feature a Digital Copy of the series.
Fans can also own the entire second season digitally on July 23, 2018. All 10 episodes can be enjoyed in high definition and standard definition (retail $38.99/$28.99) along with never-before-seen bonus content.
Created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, and based on the film written by best-selling author Michael Crichton, Westworld is produced by Kilter Films and Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. Nolan, Joy, J.J. Abrams, Richard J. Lewis, Roberto Patino, Athena Wickham and Ben Stephenson executive produce the award-winning HBO series.
Westworld: Season Two features a star-studded cast led by Golden Globe winner Ed Harris (A Beautiful Mind), Golden Globe and Emmy® nominee Evan Rachel Wood (The Wrestler), and Golden Globe nominee Thandie Newton (Crash) along with Jeffrey Wright (Boardwalk Empire), James Marsden (X-Men Days of Future Past), Tessa Thompson (Creed), Indgrid Bolsø Berdal (Chernobyl Diaries), Clifton Collins Jr. (Pacific Rim), Fares Fares (Zero Dark Thirty), Luke Hemsworth (The Reckoning), Katja Herbers (Manhattan), Louis Herthum (Longmire), Simon Quarterman (The Devil Inside), Talulah Riley (Inception), Rodrigo Santoro (300, The 33), Angela Sarafyan (American Horror Story), Gustaf Skarsgärd (Vikings) and Shannon Woodward (Raising Hope).
In Season Two, viewers are welcomed back to Westworld, where the puppet show is over and the newly liberated “hosts” are coming for humankind. Dolores (Evan Rachel Wood) takes charge, Maeve (Thandie Newton) is on a mission and the Man in Black (Ed Harris) is back. Chaos takes control in this dark odyssey about the dawn of artificial consciousness, the birth of a new form of life and the evolution of sin.
The second season of Westworld has gone on to earn an impressive 21 Emmy Nominations including Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (Ed Harris and Jeffrey Wright), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (Evan Rachel Wood), Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Thandie Newton) and Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Jimmi Simpson).
“We are thrilled to release the second season of HBO’s critically-acclaimed series Westworld on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital,” said Rosemary Markson, Senior Vice President, Television Marketing, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. “With a riveting plot showcasing the evolution of artificial intelligence, the immersive capabilities of these viewing experiences is a perfect complement, and the plethora of all-new, behind-the-scenes extras add to the replay and collectability of this extraordinary show.”
Coming to specifics of the home release, Dolby Visionä HDR will be featured in the Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD discs of Westworld Season 2: The Door which “dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame.”
Furthermore, the Limited Edition Ultra HD Blu-ray showcases “4K resolution with High Dynamic Range (HDR) and a wider color spectrum, offering consumers brighter, deeper, more lifelike colors for a home entertainment viewing experience like never before. For the complete 4K Ultra HD experience with HDR, a 4K Ultra HD TV with HDR, an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and a high-speed HDMI (category 2) cable are required.”
The 4K Ultra HD discs and Blu-ray discs will feature “Dolby Atmos soundtracks remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar; however, Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.”
The Digital Special Features (which are subject to change) include:
- Bring Yourself Back Online (New)
- Reflections on Season Two – Dolores, Teddy and Bernard
- Of Love and Shogun – Maeve, Hector and Lee
- Journeys and Technology – Stubbs, Logan and Clementine
- The Buzz: On the Red Carpet
- Return To Westworld
- Creating Westworld’s Reality
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: An Evocative Location
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: Fort Forlorn Hope
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: The Delos Experiment
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: Shogun World
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: Inside the Cradle
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: Chaos In The Mesa
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: Ghost Nation
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: Deconstructing Maeve
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: The Valley Beyond
- Creating Westworld’s Reality: The Drone Hosts
The 4K Ultra, Blu-ray, and DVD Special Features include all of the digital special features as well as:
- Paved with the Best Intentions: The Evolution of the DELOS Corp. (New)
- Violent Delights Have Violent Ends (New)
The 10 One-Hour Episodes are:
- Journey Into Night
- Virtu e Fortuna
- The Riddle of the Sphinx
- Akane No Mai
- Phase Space
- Les Écorchés
- Vanishing Point
- The Passenger
Here are the basics:
Running Time: Feature: Approx. approx. 580 min / Enhanced Content: Approx. 135 minutes
Presented in 16×9 widescreen format
Price: $49.99 SRP
3-Disc (3 DVD-9s)
DVD Audio: English, French, Spanish
DVD Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Price: $54.97 SRP
3-Discs (3 BD-50s)
BD Audio: English, French, Spanish
BD Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
4K ULTRA HD
Price: $64.99 SRP
6-Discs (3 BD-100s / 3 BD-50s)
4K UHD Audio: English, French Spanish
4K UHD Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Feel free to read my review of the Westworld Season One 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack.
There is even a Westworld mobile game you can play for free.
The series has been renewed for a third season.
Are you a fan of Westworld? Feeling excited about the Westworld Season 2: The Door home release? Let us know.
Farid has a Double Masters in Psychology and Biotechnology as well as an M.Phil in Molecular Genetics. He is the author of numerous books including Missing in Somerville, and The Game Master of Somerville. He gives us insight into comics, books, TV shows, anime/manga, video games, and movies.
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