It seems like all the dragon movies are getting remasters, as Paramount announced a 4K remaster of the 1981 dark fantasy film Dragonslayer, and it’s coming soon.
Matthew Robbins’ 1980s sword and sorcery film, co-produced with Paramount and Walt Disney, is finally getting a 4K remaster on February 21st, 2023.
Here’s a rundown on the new Dragonslayer 4K remaster:
FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON 4K UHD, REMASTERED WITH DOLBY ATMOS SOUND, AND FEATURING HOURS OF SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDING NEW COMMENTARY BY DIRECTOR MATTHEW ROBBINS WITH GUILLERMO DEL TORO
An essential fantasy-adventure, with groundbreaking Oscar-nominated visual effects, DRAGONSLAYER comes to 4K Ultra HD with HDR-10 and Dolby Vision—restored for exceptional picture and sound approved by director Matthew Robbins. Set in sixth-century England, an ill-tempered, fire-breathing creature—ominously known as Vermithrax Pejorative—terrorizes its citizens until a young sorcerer’s apprentice named Galen is reluctantly tasked with confronting the beast. For Galen to succeed, it will take more than magic to defeat the dragon.
Special Features include:
- NEW Commentary by Director Matthew Robbins & Guillermo del Toro
- NEW Screen Tests
- NEW The Slayer of All Dragons
- Original Theatrical Trailer
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