Back to the Future Co-Creator Bob Gale Celebrates 35th Anniversary with Ultimate Trilogy 4K [Exclusive]
It seems like just yesterday that we were celebrating the 30th Anniversary for Back to The Future, which was a big deal. Especially considering that humanity had finally reached the cultural milestone presented in the first sequel, truly bringing us into the future as we all got to experience 2015 in real time for ourselves. The past 5 years have gone by in the blink of an eye. And now we’re celebrating the iconic sci-fi comedy’s 35th Anniversary with the Back to the Future: Ultimate Trilogy 4K. With that comes a whole bunch of exciting new special features.
We recently caught up with franchise co-creator Bob Gale, the man responsible for giving us the Flux Capacitor, to dive into all this new bonus content and discover exactly why we need to add this box set to our collection. Bob Gale gladly takes Paulington James Christensen III on a trip through time and space in an exclusive interview for the upcoming release.
Bob Gale has been talking about Back to the Future for well over three decades. And you’d think he’s answered every question there is to ask Ad nauseam. But the man never seems to tire of the subject, and is just as gleeful and happy discussing Doc Brown and Marty McFly today as he was back in the ’80s. Luckily we had quite a lot of new things to discuss. As this Blu-ray is packed with never-before-seen extras that are sure to please longtime fans and those new to the franchise.
A big part of the bonus features this time around are dedicated to Back to the Future: The Musical. Bob Gale takes us through what we can expect, delving into the Cast and Creative Q&A featurette and some of the songs created exclusively for this stage production. While Bob Gale has made it clear that there will never be a Back to the Future 4 or any sort of reboot or remake, we couldn’t help but ask if Back to the Future: The Musical was on its way to becoming a movie. Of course, Bob Gale answers this in his usual sly demeanor that leaves us asking even more questions.
Also included in the Back to the Future: Ultimate Trilogy 4K seen for the first time are a series of Lost Audition Tapes, which present an An Alternate Future. Featured in this cool, never-before-seen video are Ben Stiller, Kyra Sedgwick, Jon Cryer, Billy Zane, Peter DeLuise and C. Thomas Howell. But that’s not all. There are some stars who auditioned but wouldn’t let Universal share their lost audition tapes. We’re sure you’ll be just as surprised as we were to learn who didn’t want to be included in the fun.
Great Scott! In 1985, Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part journey through time that broke box-office records worldwide and catapulted Back to the Future into one of the most beloved trilogies in motion picture history. Universal Pictures Home Entertainment celebrates the 35th Anniversary of the groundbreaking first film with Back to the Future: Ultimate Trilogy 4K available on 4K Ultra HD for the first time ever on October 20, 2020 – just in time to celebrate “Back to the Future Day” on October 21!
This collection is loaded with bonus material including a bonus disc that comes with over an hour of brand-new content such as rare audition footage from Hollywood stars Ben Stiller, Kyra Sedgwick, Jon Cryer, Billy Zane, Peter DeLuise and C. Thomas Howell, a tour of the film’s props and memorabilia hosted by co-writer/producer Bob Gale, a sneak peek at the new musical show, and a special episode of the popular YouTube Series “Could You Survive The Movies?” Join Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox), Doc Brown (Christopher Lloyd) and a time traveling DeLorean for the adventure of a lifetime as they travel to the past, present and future, setting off a time-shattering chain reaction that disrupts the space-time continuum!
Back to the Future: Ultimate Trilogy 4K will include all three movies in collectible discbook packaging plus a bonus disc including all-new bonus content. For the first time, the past, present and future collide in eye-popping Ultra HD resolution for a time-traveling celebration. New 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray deliver the highest quality picture, more colors than ever before, and immersive, multi-dimensional sound. From filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, this unforgettable 35th anniversary collection features hours of bonus features and is an unrivaled trilogy that stands the test of time making this a must-own for everyone’s movie library. All three back to the Future films will also be available on 4K Ultra HD digitally for the first time ever and Back to the Future The Complete Trilogy will also be available on DVD.