Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced a new Blu-ray release for Stanley Kubrick’s 1960 classic Spartacus, which will arrive on October 6th in the US.
The film, which stars Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin and Tony Curtis, has undergone a 4K restoration to give audiences a brand-new experience watching the film in the latest high-definition technology.
Spartacus, the genre-defining epic from director Stanley Kubrick, is the legendary tale of a bold gladiator (Kirk Douglas) who led a triumphant Roman slave revolt. Newly restored from large format 35MM original film elements, the action-packed spectacle won four Academy Awards including Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction. Featuring a cast of screen legends such as Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, Jean Simmons, John Gavin and Tony Curtis, this uncut and fully restored masterpiece is an inspirational true account of man’s eternal struggle for freedom.
Special Features will include:
–I Am Spartacus: A Conversation with Kirk Douglas