SEAN ASTIN ANNOUNCES "LORD OF THE RINGS' & 'THE HOBBIT' FILMS COMING TO 4K ULTRA HD BLU-RAY™
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on December 1 will release all six films in "The Lord of the Rings Trilogy" and "The Hobbit Trilogy" on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc.
The announcement came via a YouTube posting from Sean Astin, who played Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. The six Peter Jackson films were all huge box office hits. The “Lord of the Rings” trilogy earned nearly $3 billion in worldwide theaters and nabbed 17 Academy Awards. The three “Hobbit” movies — 2012’s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, 2013’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and 2014’s The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies — also collected nearly $3 billion at the worldwide box office.