UK盤『ピッチブラック』 8月17日リリース
US盤『フラッシュ・ゴードン』 8月18日リリース



UK/USアロービデオから、同社初となる4K UHD BLU-RAYリリース・アナウンスが届きました。まずは『ハリソン・フォード 逃亡者』『ウォーターワールド』の脚本家としても知られるデヴィッド・トゥーヒー監督作『ピッチブラック』(2000)が8月17日に登場(UKリリース/BLU-RAY版はR-B仕様)。未知の惑星に不時着した宇宙船の生存者たちと、凶悪な肉食エイリアンとの死闘を描くSFアクション・スリラー。本作に登場したヴィン・ディーゼル演じる凶悪犯リディックは、続編『リディック』『リディック:ギャラクシー・バトル』で銀幕を賑わせることになります。

主演は『サイレントヒル』のラダ・ミッチェル。共演に『パパラッチ』のコール・ハウザー、『遊星からの物体X』のキース・デヴィッド、そしてヴィン・ディーゼル。撮影は『ドラゴンハート』『デイライト』のデヴィッド・エグビー。音楽は『デアデビル』『シン・シティ』のグレーム・レヴェル。サウンドデザインは『カーズ』『トイ・ストーリー3』といったピクサー作品、『スカイ・クロラ The Sky Crawlers』『009 RE:CYBORG』等のアニメで日本でもお馴染みのトム・メイヤーズ。

画像: Pitch Black Original Trailer (David Twohy, 2000)

Pitch Black Original Trailer (David Twohy, 2000)


THEATRICAL CUT - Reversible cover

DIRECTOR'S CUT - Reversible cover


  • BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION by Arrow Films of the Theatrical and Director’s Cuts of the film, approved by director David Twohy
  • 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in DOLBY VISION (HDR10 compatible)
  • Original DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround on both cuts
  • Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing on both cuts
  • Archive commentary with director David Twohy and stars Vin Diesel and Cole Hauser
  • Archive commentary with director David Twohy, producer Tom Engelman and visual effects supervisor Peter Chiang
  • Nightfall: The Making of Pitch Black, a newly filmed interview with director/co-writer David Twohy
  • Black Box: Jackie’s Journey, a newly filmed interview with actor Rhiana Griffith
  • Black Box: Shazza’s Last Stand, a newly filmed interview with actor Claudia Black
  • Black Box: Bleach Bypassed, a newly filmed interview with cinematographer David Eggby
  • Black Box: Cryo-Locked, a newly filmed interview with visual effects supervisor Peter Chiang
  • Black Box: Primal Sounds, a newly filmed interview with composer Graeme Revell
  • The Making of Pitch Black, a short behind-the-scenes featurette
  • Pitch Black Raw, a comparison between early CG tests and the final footage
  • Additional behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the film
  • 2004 archive bonus features, including an introduction by Twohy, A View Into The Dark, and Chronicles of Riddick Visual Encyclopedia
  • Johns’ Chase Log, a short prequel narrated by Cole Hauser detailing the character’s hunt for Riddick
  • The Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Fury (in 16:9 widescreen with DTS-HD MA 5.1 audio), an animated short film directed by Peter Chung that acts as a bridgepoint between Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick, featuring vocal performances by Vin Diesel, Keith David and Rhiana Griffith reprising their roles
  • Dark Fury bonus features including Bridging The Gap, Peter Chung: The Mind of an Animator, A View Into The Light, and a “pre-animation” version of the film
  • Slam City, a motion comic from the film’s official website
  • Into Pitch Black, a TV special offering an alternative non-canon glimpse into what happened before and after the events of the film
  • Raveworld: Pitch Black Event, footage of a dance music event held to promote the film
  • Theatrical trailers, plus trailers for the two sequels and video game
  • Image galleries
  • Reversible sleeve featuring newly commissioned “night” and “day” artwork by Luke Preece
  • FIRST PRESSING ONLY: Collectors’ booklet featuring new writing by Simon Ward on the film’s creature designs (including a new interview with creature designer Patrick Tatopolous), original production notes and information from the film’s official website, and an archive interview with Vin Diesel from Starlog magazine; plus collectable O-card with “night” variant artwork by Luke Preece.





  • BRAND NEW 4K RESTORATION by Studiocanal from the original camera negative approved by director Mike Hodges
  • 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in DOLBY VISION (HDR10 compatible)
  • Optional 5.1 and 2.0 stereo DTS-HD Master audio
  • Booklet featuring new writing on the film by critics and film historians including Neil Snowdon, Dennis Cozzalio, John-Paul Checkett, A.K. Benedict, and Kat Ellinger illustrated with original stills
  • Fold-out double-sided poster featuring original and newly commissioned artwork
  • Six double-sided, postcard-sized lobby card reproductions, alternative posters and promotional images
  • Limited Edition packaging with reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Adam Rabalais


  • Archival audio commentary with Mike Hodges
  • Archival audio commentary with Brian Blessed
  • Interviews with actors Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Brian Blessed, Queen icon Brian May, composer Howard Blake, and poster designer Renato Casaro
  • Behind the Scenes of Flash Gordon – an archival documentary on the making of the film
  • Archival interviews with Mike Hodges, screenwriter Lorenzo Semple Jr., comic book artist Alex Ross
  • Lost in Space: Nic Roeg's Flash Gordon – a new documentary program exploring the version Roeg (The Man Who Fell to Earth) had originally planned to make with producer Dino De Laurentiis
  • Gremlin's Finest Hour – an episode from the animated Flash Gordon TV show written by J. Michael Reaves from November 1982
  • Deleted scenes and original endings – prop collector Bob Lindenmayer discusses dropped sequences and sequel ideas
  • 35th Anniversary Greenroom featurette – Mike Hodges meets the cast for the first time since filming at the 35th anniversary reunion
  • 35th Anniversary Reunion featurette – the cast and crew discuss Flash Gordon
  • Entertainment Earth on Flash Gordon merchandise
  • Storyboards gallery
  • Stills gallery
  • Original Trailer
  • Easter Eggs


  • 2017 feature length documentary by filmmaker Lisa Downs on the rollercoaster life of Sam J. Jones since his role in Flash Gordon, featuring the main cast and crew as well as a host of fans including Stan Lee, Robert Rodriguez, Mark Millar and more!
  • Sam J. Jones – a variety of interviews and featurettes including coverage of a script read from the Chattanooga Film Festival, Sam discussing his career in Mexico, his "prayer walk", and more
  • Melody Paintings Extended – actress Melody Anderson talks about her love of painting and talks about various pieces displayed in her home
  • Topol – a variety of interviews with the actor on his collections, awards and charity work
  • Brian Blessed – the actor recounts amusing stories about Flash Gordon
  • Late, Great Wyngarde – actor Peter Wyngarde discusses his experiences filming Flash Gordon and his relationship with Mike Hodges
  • Deep Roy – the actor raps about ambition and recounts an amusing story about Eastbound & Down
  • Alex Ross Talks Early Art – the artist talks about Flash Gordon and the many pieces of art he created for it from childhood to modern day
  • Tell Me More About the This Man Houdini – actor Rich Fuller and Jason Lenzi, founder of toy brand Bif Bang Pow, discuss a scene from Flash Gordon
  • Comic Con early draft – A featurette looking at the phenomenon that is Comic Con, featuring interviews with attendees and a host of regular talent including Sam J. Jones, Rich Fulton, Jason Mewes, Michael Rooker, Claudia Wells, and more
  • Interview with Lisa Downs – the director of Life After Flash explores her motivation to make the film and experiences during the production
  • Life After Flash on the Road – a variety of featurettes on the film travelling to various festivals and production including Q&A excerpts with the Flash Gordon cast, behind-the-scenes footage, Kickstarter funding video
  • Trailer
画像: FLASH GORDON - Official Trailer - Cult Classic newly restored in 4K

FLASH GORDON - Official Trailer - Cult Classic newly restored in 4K


ReleasedAug 17, 2020 (from Arrow Video/UK)
Run Time109min, 112min
CodecHEVC / H.265 (Resolution: 4K / DOLBY VISION / HDR10 compatible)
Aspect Ratio2.40:1
Audio FormatsEnglish DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (48kHz/24bit) ※other format(s) TBA
SubtitlesEnglish SDH ※other subtitle(s) TBA


製作総指揮テッド・フィールド, スコット・クルーフ, アンソニー・ウィンリー
脚本ジム・ウィート, ケン・ウィート, デヴィッド・トゥーヒー
出演ラダ・ミッチェル, コール・ハウザー, ヴィン・ディーゼル, キース・デヴィッド, ルイス・フィッツジェラルド, クローディア・ブラック, リアンナ・グリフィス, ジョン・ムーア, サイモン・バーク

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