Warner Bros. has found a new way to sell fans a copy of 1978’s classic Superman movie starring Christopher Reeve: As an NFT.

A lot of the impetus for the movie by Warner Bros. (and likely other studios in the future) is the decline of physical media sales. The company has partnered with a blockchain called Eluvio, which uses proof-of-authority verification rather than proof-of-work verification. Without all the technical jargon, this form of blockchain uses fewer resources, while sacrificing decentralization. Luckily, that's not really a concern for this kind of format.

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

READ MORE: Every DC Comics Movie Ranked From Worst to Best

Warner Bros. is releasing 1978’s Superman directed by Richard Donner. Instead of just releasing the film as a digital copy, Warner Bros. has instead decided to offer a number of different options. Each version of the NFT will include separate benefits. A “Standard Edition” for $30 includes an interactive location-based navigation menu, Superman: The Movie Theatrical Version, previously released special features and an image gallery featuring stills and behind-the-scenes photos. A “Premium Edition” for $100, Includes three different variations available for purchase separately — Truth, Justice and Hope — each featuring an illustration of Christopher Reeves’ Superman from one of three DC artists: Ivan Reiss, Ben Oliver, or Bill Sienkiewicz, along with an interactive and explorable location-based navigation menu and three versions of the feature film: Superman: The Movie Theatrical Version; Superman: The Movie Expanded Director’s Cut; and Superman: The Movie Extended TV Edition.

If you're interested, you can find more information here. The NFTs go on sale on June 9, with early access the day before.

Y-105FM logo
Get our free mobile app

The New DC Universe of Movies and Shows

All the projects announced by DC Studios as the start of “Chapter 1” of the company’s new universe of movies and shows.

More From Y-105FM