Director Ron Howard‘s critically acclaimed action-thriller, BACKDRAFT, which follows the adventurous lives of Chicago firefighters on the trail of a serial arsonist, will be released on 4K Ultra HD and Zavvi Exclusive 4K Ultra HD Steelbook for the very first time on 31 May 2021 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
The film stars Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Scott Glenn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rebecca De Mornay, Donald Sutherland, Robert De Niro, Jason Gedrick and J. T. Walsh.
Kurt Russell and William Baldwin star as two feuding siblings carrying on a heroic family tradition as Chicago firefighters. When a puzzling series of arson attacks is reported, they are forced to set aside their differences to solve the mystery surrounding these explosive crimes.
Garnering three Academy Award® nominations, including Best Effects – Sound Effects Editing, Best Effects – Visual Effects, and Best Sound, and a BAFTA nomination for Best Special Visual Effects, BACKDRAFT features some of the most awe-inspiring fire sequences ever filmed.
BONUS FEATURES ON 4K ULTRA HD:
· Ron Howard Introduction
· Deleted Scenes
· Igniting the Story – Ron Howard and producer Brian Grazer discuss the screenplay
· Bringing Together the Team – Behind the scenes on the casting process for the movie
· The Explosive Stunts – A breakdown of many of the death defying stunts in the film
· Creating the Villain – The Fire – How the Academy Award nominated Visual Effects were created
· Real Life Firemen: Real Life Stories – A revealing visit to the real Fire Station 73
· Theatrical trailer