Coming Soon to Blu-ray: 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer,' 'Batman vs. Two-Face,' and More

Posted Wed Aug 16, 2017 at 02:00 PM PDT by
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Superheroes, vampire slayers, and more are all heading to Blu-ray.

New info has been revealed for several upcoming Blu-ray releases from MGM, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Universal, Lionsgate, Cinedigm, The Brain Factory, and Scorpion Releasing.

Here's a full rundown of recently revealed details and title announcements: 

First up, MGM is preparing yet another Blu-ray edition of Rob Reiner's The Princess Bride starring Cary Elwes, Robin Wright Penn, Mandy Patinkin, Chris Sarandon, Christopher Guest, and Wallace Shawn. This new version is being issued for the film's 30th Anniversary and is set to arrive on September 26. No other details have been announced at this time, and it's unclear if the disc will be any different from the previously released 25th Anniversary Edition.

 

20th Century Fox is bringing a 25th Anniversary edition of Fran Rubel Kuzui and Joss Whedon's Buffy the Vampire Slayer starring Kristy Swanson, Donald Sutherland and Paul Reubens to Blu-ray on October 3. Supplements have not been announced yet.

 

Warner Bros. is prepping Justice League: The New Frontier Commemorative Edition starring Brooke Shields, David Boreanaz, and Neil Patrick Harris for Blu-ray on October 3. In addition, a SteelBook version will also be available that same day. Supplements will include:

- Audio Commentary: Bruce Timm, Michael Goguen, David Bullock, Stan Berkowitz, Andrea Romano and Gregory Noveck
- Audio Commentary: Writer/Artist Darwyn Cooke
- Featurette: Retro Action Cool: The Story of Darwyn Cooke
- Featurette: Super Heroes United! The Complete Justice League History
- Featurette: The Legion of Doom: The Pathology of the DC Super Villain
- Featurette: Comic Book Commentary: Homage to the New Frontier
- Gotham by Gaslight Sneak Peek

Likewise, the label is set to release Batman vs. Two-Face starring Adam West, William Shatner, Burt Ward, and Julie Newmar on October 17. Supplements will include:

- "The Wonderful World of Burt Ward" (featurette) - Spotlighting Burt Ward's life away from acting, particularly his many benevolent activities, and his lifelong devotion to the health and welfare of dogs.
- Adam West Tribute Panel/2017 Comic-Con International 2017 - At the 2017 Comic-Con International in San Diego, a panel celebrated the life and times of the late Adam West, the legendary "Bright Knight." Fans laughed, cried and cheered as actress Lee Meriwether (Catwoman from the 1966 Batman movie), director/writer/actor Kevin Smith, actor/radio personality Ralph Garman, producer James Tucker and moderator Gary Miereanu captivated the audience with anecdotes and tales about Adam West.
- Actors Burt Ward and Julie Newmar discussing various aspects of their lives, ambitions and inspirations.

 

 

 

Scorpion Releasing has announced plans to bring Ivan Hall's Kill and Kill Again starring James Ryan, Anneline Kriel, and Michael Mayer to Blu-ray on October 3. The disc will feature a new remaster from the original interpositive, and supplements will include:

- Audio interview with star James Ryan
- On-camera interview with writer John Crowther
- Isolated music track from the original 3 track Mag sound
- Original Theatrical Trailer

 

The Brain Factory is prepping Jon Schnitzer's Haunters: The Art of the Scare starring Jason Blum, McKenzie Westmore, Slash, Jen Soska, and Jessica Cameron for Blu-ray on October 3. Supplements will include:

- John Murdy shares the journey from his first Star Wars home haunt in the ‘70’s to Creative Director of Universal Studios HHN, the top job in the haunt industry
- Find out what it takes to become a monster at Knott’s Scary Farm
- Cult horror twins Sylvia and Jen Soska share insights and photos of their lifelong love of Halloween, horror and cosplay
- Get a backstage pass to the groundbreaking Delusion Interactive Play, that combines storytelling with role playing games and epic Hollywood stunts
- Meet the lovable haunters behind one of the most massive haunts in the country, Haunted Overload
- Hear the untold genesis story of Blackout and how they teamed up with Jason Blum on a live horror experience of The Purge
- Watch the creative process of the most popular hayride in America

 

Universal is set to expand the release of several Best Buy exclusive catalog titles to more retailers on October 10. The lineup includes...

Dennis Dugan's Problem Child starring John Ritter, Jack Warden, Amy Yasbeck, Gilbert Gottfried, Michael Oliver, and Michael Richards. There will be no supplements included on the disc.

Ron Howard's EDtv starring Matthew McConaughey, Jenna Elfman, Woody Harrelson, Sally Kirkland, Martin Landau, and Ellen DeGeneres. Supplements will include:

- Caught in the Camera's Eye: The Making of EDtv
- Deleted Scenes
- Outtakes
- Audio Commentaries
- Theatrical Trailer

David Zucker's BASEketball starring Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Jenny McCarthy, Ernest Borgnine, Dian Bachar, and Yasmine Bleeth. Supplements will include: 

- Spotlight on Location
- Music Video
- Theatrical Trailer

Arthur Hiller's The Babe starring John Goodman, Kelly McGillis, Trini Alvarado, James Cromwell, Bruce Boxleitner, and J.C. Quinn. Supplements will include:

- Babe Ruth Sports Featurettes
- Theatrical Trailer

Frank Oz's Bowfinger starring Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski, Jamie Kennedy, and Adam Alexi-Malle. Supplements will include:

- Deleted Scenes
- Outtakes
- Spotlight on Location
- Feature Commentary with Director Frank Oz
- Theatrical Trailer

Sam Raimi's For Love of the Game starring Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, and John C. Reilly. Supplements will include:

- Spotlight on Location
- Deleted Scenes
- Theatrical Trailer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lionsgate is prepping the documentary series America: Promised Land for Blu-ray on October 17. No other details have been revealed at this time.

 

Cinedigm is releasing James Klass' Mother Krampus starring Claire-Maria Fox, Faye Goodwin, Tony Manders, and Michelle Archer on November 7. Supplements have not been announced yet.

Likewise, the label will also bring Brian Skiba's The Christmas Truce to Blu-ray on November 7. No other details have been revealed at this time.

You can find the latest specs for all of the titles listed above linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule.

Tags: MGM, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Universal, Lionsgate, Cinedigm , The Brain Factory, Scorpion Releasing. (all tags)