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Kick-Ass (R2/UK BD) in September

Universal Pictures have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Kick-Ass on 6th September 2010. Co-written and directed by Matthew Vaughn, the ass-kicking adventure about unlikely real-life crime fighters stars Aaron Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Mark Strong, along with the dynamic father-daughter duo played by Chloë Grace Moretz, and Nicolas Cage.

Details for the basic Blu-ray and DVD releases follow…

Blu-ray (extras are presented in HD)

  • 1080P 2.40:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • English Audio Description
  • English SDH subtitles
  • A New Kind of Super Hero: The Making of Kick-Ass (114mins)
  • The Art of Kick-Ass - artwork, storyboards and designs
  • Commentary with director Matthew Vaughn
  • It’s On: The Comic Book origin of Kick-Ass featurette

  • 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1
  • English Audio Description (DD2.0)
  • English SDH subtitles
  • Commentary with director Matthew Vaughn
  • It’s On: The Comic Book origin of Kick-Ass featurette

RRP is £24.99 and £19.99 respectively.

Also available is a Blu-ray Steelbook Combi pack (includes Blu-ray+DVD) at £29.99 RRP.

Then at a frankly ridiculous £99.99 RRP is a Blu-ray Collector’s Edition box-set that will be individually numbered and offers the following content:
  • Kick-Ass Blu-ray: The high definition version of one of this year's most talked about films with over 2 hours of bonus features - this is the way Kick-Ass was made to be viewed.
  • Big Daddy Hit Girl Artcards: Exclusive artwork featured within the film, and reproduced for this box set. Each set contains 5 artcards reflecting the story of Big Daddy and Hit Girl. Illustrated by John Romita.
  • Kick-Ass Graphic Novel: Own the material that started it all. This full sized version of Mark Millar and John Romita's graphic novel told the world about a superhero with no powers called Kick-Ass.
  • Exclusive John Romita Print: This is a piece of one-off artwork that has been commissioned specifically for this boxset - a limited edition print featuring Kick-Ass and Hit Girl.
  • Introduction from Mark Millar: Written specifically for this boxset Mark Millar introduces Kick-Ass and how the film came to be.
  • Cityscape Artcard: One of the most iconic visuals from the film's key art finally produced in a collectable form.

Finally has exclusive versions of the basic DVD and Blu-ray with unique artwork and postcards while HMV has an exclusive version of the basic Blu-ray which comes with an illustrated Kick Ass film script.

Artwork follows, starting with the standard editions, then the steelbook Blu-ray and ending with the exclusive covers...

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