Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars Blu-ray Details Announced

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Coming to select theaters on August 21.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced that Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars will be available on digital on August 22, and will be released on DVD, Blu-ray and as a 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Combo Pack on September 19.

Additionally, the new CG animated sequel will be shown in select theaters for a special one-night event, courtesy of Sony Pictures and Fathom Events, on August 21. Check out the exclusive trailer right here:

Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars sees Johnny Rico (Casper Van Dien) and Dizzy Flores (Dina Meyer) in a fight to protect Mars from a bug attack. Ed Neumeier wrote the script, and Shinji Aramaki (Appleseed Alpha) and Masaru Matsumoto (Castlevania: Judgment) co-directed the movie.

The Blu-ray release includes a making-of featurette, interviews with Neumeier and Van Dien, and several other bonus features, including a photo gallery and deleted scene. The 4K Ultra HD disc features Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio support.

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Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars Blu-ray box art, via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

Those attending San Diego Comic-Con this week can get a glimpse at Starship Troopers: Traitor of Mars, as a panel held on Saturday, July 22 will feature exclusive footage of of the upcoming movie.

Starship Troopers 20th Anniversary Edition is also coming, and will be released on September 19 on 4K Ultra HD. In addition to a copy of the film on Blu-ray, this anniversary release includes classic bonus features, including 19 featurettes, commentary from the director and cast, deleted scenes and more.

Last year, it was reported that Sony is developing a Starship Troopers reboot that will draw from Robert A. Heinlein’s 1959 sci-fi novel, but won’t be a remake of the 1997 original.

Alex Osborn is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter and subscribe to his YouTube channel.

SOURCE: IGN.com

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