4K remaster of 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure' coming to UK cinemas

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Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. (Studiocanal)
Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. (Studiocanal)

A 4K restoration of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure is coming to UK cinemas from 12 July ahead of the release of sequel Bill & Ted Face The Music on 28 August.

The 1989 film, starring Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves as a couple of time-travelling high school students, has been completely restored in ultra high definition, and will also be released on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, Zavvi Exclusive Steelbook and digital download on 10 August.

Details of the special screenings taking place from 12 July remain TBC, but there’s a brand new trailer to celebrate the film returning to cinemas. Watch it below.

There’s also a most excellent new poster for the film, with artwork by Carlos Dattoli, that you can check out below.

A poster for the 4K re-release of 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. (Studiocanal)
A poster for the 4K re-release of 1989's Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. (Studiocanal)

Excellent Adventure was followed in 1991 by Bill & Ted’s Bodacious Journey, and the third film – Bill & Ted Face The Music – will see original stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter reprising their roles for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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Special features on the new home entertainment release include:

  • Time Flies When You're Having Fun! - A Look Back at a Most "Excellent Adventure"

  • Audio Commentary with Star Alex Winter and Producer Scott Kroopf

  • Audio Commentary with Writers Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon

  • Score! An Interview with Guitarist Steve Vai

  • The Original Bill & Ted

  • Air Guitar Tutorial with Bjorn Turoque

  • From Scribble to Script

  • Linguistic Stylings of Bill & Ted

  • Hysterical Personages of Bill & Ted

  • Episode from “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventures” animated television series

  • Radio Spots

  • Stills and Artwork

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